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August 5, 2005 | Terril Yue Jones, Times Staff Writer
The world's biggest software company went shopping at the world's biggest retailer for a new chief operating officer. Microsoft Corp. said Thursday that it had hired Kevin Turner, who as president of Sam's Club led a turnaround of the warehouse chain, a unit of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Turner, who worked his way up from cashier, also served as Wal-Mart's chief information officer. The 40-year-old executive will fill a job that had been open for three years.
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August 5, 2005 | Terril Yue Jones, Times Staff Writer
The world's biggest software company went shopping at the world's biggest retailer for a new chief operating officer. Microsoft Corp. said Thursday that it had hired Kevin Turner, who as president of Sam's Club led a turnaround of the warehouse chain, a unit of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Turner, who worked his way up from cashier, also served as Wal-Mart's chief information officer. The 40-year-old executive will fill a job that had been open for three years.
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SPORTS
December 31, 1997 | TIM KAWAKAMI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jelani McCoy returned, but Kevin Turner showed up too, and by a whisker and a heartbeat, UCLA survived Illinois' second-half shock wave Tuesday night. In a game that was supposed to be about celebrating the return of McCoy from a nine-game suspension, the Bruins lost a 17-point second-half lead, lost a bit of composure and almost lost the game before squeezing out a 74-69 victory in front 12,055 at Pauley Pavilion.
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December 31, 1997 | TIM KAWAKAMI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jelani McCoy returned, but Kevin Turner showed up too, and by a whisker and a heartbeat, UCLA survived Illinois' second-half shock wave Tuesday night. In a game that was supposed to be about celebrating the return of McCoy from a nine-game suspension, the Bruins lost a 17-point second-half lead, lost a bit of composure and almost lost the game before squeezing out a 74-69 victory in front 12,055 at Pauley Pavilion.
SPORTS
January 12, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Michigan linebacker Erick Anderson's interception with eight minutes left set up a one-yard dive for the winning touchdown by Alabama's Kevin Turner as the East edged the West, 14-13, in the Japan Bowl at Tokyo.
SPORTS
September 1, 1993
UC Irvine and campus-based KUCI (88.9 FM) have reached an agreement for the radio station to broadcast all of the Anteaters' men's basketball games this season. It will be the first time in three years that all UCI road games will be carried by an Orange County station. KUCI recently increased its power from 24 watts to 200 and will now be heard by most of the county. Kevin Turner, play-by-play announcer the last two seasons, will return. The first broadcast will be Nov.
SPORTS
November 18, 1994 | PAIGE A. LEECH
Sylmar High receiver Kevin Turner has been declared academically ineligible and will miss postseason play, Coach Jeff Engilman said. Turner, the Spartans' leading receiver with 16 catches for 256 yards and two touchdowns, suited up for practice Monday, but went first to a talk to an English teacher before heading to the field. He didn't return to practice. "He basically just stopped showing up," Engilman said. "Nobody's heard from him since."
SPORTS
December 13, 2000
J.J. Sola and Romel Beck each scored 19 points and Kevin Turner had 14 and four steals for host Fullerton, which defeated Compton, 79-71, in men's basketball Tuesday night. Fullerton is 8-4. In other nonconference men's basketball games: Los Angeles Harbor 87, Golden West 83--Reggie Borges made two free throws with 12 seconds remaining to break an 83-83 tie for Harbor (4-7). Darnell Graham had 32 points and 14 rebounds for Golden West (0-7).
BUSINESS
August 24, 2002 | Reuters
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's largest retailer, named a new chief of its Sam's Club unit, which is struggling in the face of tough competition from Costco Wholesale Corp. and BJ's Wholesale Club Inc. Wal-Mart promoted its chief information officer, Kevin Turner, 37, to replace Tom Grimm, who is retiring. Growth at Sam's Club has lagged behind Wal-Mart's other units. Earlier this month, the warehouse segment posted operating profit growth of just 3% for the second quarter.
NEWS
June 6, 2012 | By Sam Farmer
More than 2,000 former NFL players and their families will file a “master complaint” in court Thursday, consolidating their nearly 100 concussion-related lawsuits against the NFL. The complaint will be filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, alleging that the NFL “deliberately and fraudulently concealed from its players the link between football-related head impacts and long-term neurological injuries.” ...
SPORTS
September 30, 1990 | Associated Press
Alabama ended its longest losing streak in more than three decades Saturday, and Coach Gene Stallings got his first victory with a 59-28 Southeastern Conference win over Vanderbilt. Robert Jones had two one-yard touchdown runs for Alabama, and Gary Hollingsworth threw a 25-yard scoring pass to Kevin Turner. Tarrant Lynch ran 77 yards for a late touchdown. The Crimson Tide, which had dropped five games dating back to last season, improved to 1-3, 1-2 in the SEC.
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