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January 17, 2005 | From Bloomberg News
Charlie Bell, who served seven months last year as chief executive of McDonald's Corp., died Sunday. He was 44. Bell was diagnosed with colorectal cancer in May 2004 and resigned from the company in November, McDonald's said in a statement. He died in Sydney, Australia, his hometown. Bell was named chief executive in April 2004 following the death of Jim Cantalupo. In that post, he focused on boosting European sales and took the company into the $17.3-billion market for deli sandwiches.
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April 14, 2012 | By Mike Bresnahan
It's tough to imagine an NBA player "never getting a chance" in almost five years as a pro, the cliche enough to make most people scoff. But Ramon Sessions has pushed back a series of basketball boulders to reveal a meadow of opportunity. "It's crazy. My whole career, there's never been a point where I kind of had control," he said. "Now I've got control. " He's been the Lakers' point guard for one month, and it's never been easier to remember his decision to leave the University of Nevada and enter the 2007 draft as a junior because he figured there was a lack of point guards in a draft heavy on big men. His name almost wasn't called.
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BUSINESS
May 6, 2004
* McDonald's Corp.'s Charlie Bell, who became chief executive of the world's largest restaurant company last month when James Cantalupo died suddenly, has colorectal cancer. Bell's surgery was successful and his recuperation is expected to be brief, Oak Brook, Ill.-based McDonald's said. McDonald's shares rose 20 cents to $27.81 on the NYSE. * Citigroup Inc. said the Securities and Exchange Commission had opened an investigation into its Argentina business.
BUSINESS
January 18, 2005 | From Associated Press
Charlie Bell, who died eight weeks after stepping down as McDonald's Corp. chief executive, was remembered Monday for playing a key role in the fast-food chain's resurgence and helping to give it an edgier brand image. Bell's seven-month stint as CEO last year was cut short by his battle against colorectal cancer, which ended early Monday with his death at age 44 in his native Sydney, Australia.
BUSINESS
January 18, 2005 | From Associated Press
Charlie Bell, who died eight weeks after stepping down as McDonald's Corp. chief executive, was remembered Monday for playing a key role in the fast-food chain's resurgence and helping to give it an edgier brand image. Bell's seven-month stint as CEO last year was cut short by his battle against colorectal cancer, which ended early Monday with his death at age 44 in his native Sydney, Australia.
SPORTS
April 14, 2012 | By Mike Bresnahan
It's tough to imagine an NBA player "never getting a chance" in almost five years as a pro, the cliche enough to make most people scoff. But Ramon Sessions has pushed back a series of basketball boulders to reveal a meadow of opportunity. "It's crazy. My whole career, there's never been a point where I kind of had control," he said. "Now I've got control. " He's been the Lakers' point guard for one month, and it's never been easier to remember his decision to leave the University of Nevada and enter the 2007 draft as a junior because he figured there was a lack of point guards in a draft heavy on big men. His name almost wasn't called.
BUSINESS
April 20, 2004 | From Reuters
McDonald's Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Jim Cantalupo, credited with recently turning around the iconic American fast-food company, died Monday of what appeared to be a heart attack, and the company named a successor within hours. McDonald's appointed Australian Charlie Bell, the 43-year-old chief operating officer who had been seen as heir apparent, to replace Cantalupo as its first non-American CEO. Cantalupo, 60, died while attending a McDonald's franchisee convention in Orlando, Fla.
SPORTS
March 28, 2001 | From Staff and Wire Services
Shane Battier and Jason Williams of Duke, and Casey Jacobsen and Jarron Collins of Stanford were among the 10 players selected to the John R. Wooden All-America team. Others honored were Charlie Bell of Michigan State, Casey Calvary of Gonzaga, Joseph Forte of North Carolina, Troy Murphy of Notre Dame, Tayshaun Prince of Kentucky and Frank Williams of Illinois. The winner of the 25th annual Wooden Award will be announced April 6 at the L.A. Athletic Club.
SPORTS
March 4, 2001 | Associated Press
Jason Kapono of UCLA, Casey Jacobsen and Jarron Collins of Stanford and Michael Wright of Arizona are the Pacific 10 Conference players on the 20-player John Wooden Award ballot. The 25th John. R. Wooden Award Trophy for college basketball's player of the year will be presented April 6 at the Los Angeles Athletic Club. Kenyon Martin won the award last year.
BUSINESS
July 16, 2004 | From Bloomberg News and Associated Press
McDonald's Corp. CEO Charlie Bell announced new titles and expanded responsibilities for four top managers, his first major executive moves since assuming the top job in April. McDonald's promoted Mike Roberts to chief executive of McDonald's USA from president after sales in the U.S. had risen for 15 consecutive months. Vice Chairman Jim Skinner's responsibilities have expanded to include oversight of operations in Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America, the company said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 17, 2005 | From Bloomberg News
Charlie Bell, who served seven months last year as chief executive of McDonald's Corp., died Sunday. He was 44. Bell was diagnosed with colorectal cancer in May 2004 and resigned from the company in November, McDonald's said in a statement. He died in Sydney, Australia, his hometown. Bell was named chief executive in April 2004 following the death of Jim Cantalupo. In that post, he focused on boosting European sales and took the company into the $17.3-billion market for deli sandwiches.
BUSINESS
May 6, 2004
* McDonald's Corp.'s Charlie Bell, who became chief executive of the world's largest restaurant company last month when James Cantalupo died suddenly, has colorectal cancer. Bell's surgery was successful and his recuperation is expected to be brief, Oak Brook, Ill.-based McDonald's said. McDonald's shares rose 20 cents to $27.81 on the NYSE. * Citigroup Inc. said the Securities and Exchange Commission had opened an investigation into its Argentina business.
BUSINESS
April 20, 2004 | From Reuters
McDonald's Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Jim Cantalupo, credited with recently turning around the iconic American fast-food company, died Monday of what appeared to be a heart attack, and the company named a successor within hours. McDonald's appointed Australian Charlie Bell, the 43-year-old chief operating officer who had been seen as heir apparent, to replace Cantalupo as its first non-American CEO. Cantalupo, 60, died while attending a McDonald's franchisee convention in Orlando, Fla.
SPORTS
December 18, 2009
Lakers 107, Milwaukee 106 (OT) Dec. 16, 2009 Bryant takes the ball in the backcourt, backs down smaller Charlie Bell, and drills a 15-foot turnaround as time expires. He finishes with 39 points. Lakers 108, Miami 107 Dec. 4, 2009 (above) Bryant makes an off-balance, 27-foot, three-point bank shot over Dwyane Wade while moving to his left. It's a playground-style shot at the buzzer. "I didn't think I was going to make that shot," Bryant said.
NEWS
March 19, 2001 | Associated Press
Michigan State had too much in too many ways for Fresno State and the defending national champion is in the round of 16 for the fourth year in a row. The top-seeded Spartans (26-4) had eight players score six or more points in an 81-65 victory over No. 9 Fresno State on Sunday, advancing to the South Regional semifinals. They will play 12th-seeded Gonzaga, which beat No. 13 Indiana State, on Friday in Atlanta.
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