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Lee Delaney, CEO of BJ’s Wholesale Club, dies at 49

Lee Delaney, CEO of BJ’s Wholesale Club, dies at 49

Business
April 9 (UPI) -- Lee Delaney, the president and CEO of BJ's Wholesale Club, died "unexpectedly" this week from "presumed natural causes," the Massachusetts-based company announced Friday. He was 49 Delaney, who died Thursday, joined the company in 2016 and was named CEO in February 2020. Advertisement "We are shocked and profoundly saddened by the passing of Lee Delaney," said Christopher Baldwinm, executive chairman of the board of directors. "Lee was a brilliant and humble leader who cared deeply for his colleagues, his family and his community. We extend our most heartfelt condolences and sympathy to his family, especially his wife and two children. We will honor his legacy and remember the extraordinary impact he had on so many. Our thoughts are with them during this difficult time." ...
Pep Guardiola says Borussia Dortmund ‘pay a lot of money’ to agents ahead of Manchester City’s Champions League clash with German club

Pep Guardiola says Borussia Dortmund ‘pay a lot of money’ to agents ahead of Manchester City’s Champions League clash with German club

Sports
Pep Guardiola has suggested Borussia Dortmund sign some of the most talented youngsters in the game by making big payments to agents. The Manchester City boss praised the quality of the Dortmund squad but made a pointed remark about the way the German club secure their players. Getty Images - Getty Guardiola is a fan of Dortmund’s squad and made an interesting comment about how they recruit their players before City’s clash with the German club Dortmund have landed many of Europe’s most sought-after prospects in recent times, including Erling Haaland and Jadon Sancho, who came through City’s academy. Speaking ahead of the Champions League quarter-final first leg clash with Dortmund at the Etihad on Tuesday, Guardiola said: “If any one pe...
Authorities recover body of second victim in Iowa State crew club boat accident

Authorities recover body of second victim in Iowa State crew club boat accident

Sports
March 29 (UPI) -- Authorities on Monday confirmed the death of a second student after a boat capsized during an Iowa State University crew club practice in Jewell, Iowa, over the weekend. The accident occurred Sunday morning on Little Wall Lake in Hamilton County. Three of the five students on the capsized boat were rescued from the water, treated at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames and released. Advertisement "The Iowa State community is heartbroken to learn of this tragic accident at Little Wall Lake," Iowa State president Wendy Wintersteen said in a statement. "At this time, we are focused on providing support to club members, their families and friends. We ask that everyone keep them in their thoughts during this very difficult time." A dive team initially recovered the body of on...
Leeds United announce death of all-time top scorer and club legend Peter Lorimer at the age of 74

Leeds United announce death of all-time top scorer and club legend Peter Lorimer at the age of 74

Sports
Leeds United legend Peter Lorimer has died at the age of 74. The Premier League club announced on Saturday morning that their former player had passed away following a long-term illness. GETTY Lorimer is regarded as one of the greatest players ever to play for Leeds An attacking midfielder, Lorimer was the youngest player to represent Leeds at the age of 15 years and 289 days and went on to make 705 appearances for the Whites over two spells. He is the club’s all-time top goalscorer, having netted 238 times in all competitions, and was part of a legendary team under Don Revie. During his brilliant Elland Road career, he won two league titles, the FA Cup and League Cup. “Peter’s contribution to Leeds United will never be forgotten and his passing...