Kyle Kuzma scored a career-high 41 points in three quarters against his childhood team, joining some rarified company in the process.,Kuzma had 22 points in the third quarter, hitting four 3-pointers to get the crowd on its feet and scoring on consecutive goaltending calls.,Detroit's Blake Griffin, averaging a career-high 25.3 points per game, was held to 16.,Ball hit a 3-pointer and Kuzma had five points before James came on the court to cheer his teammates during a timeout.,Lakers: James (left groin strain) is set to be re-evaluated Friday and won't travel with the team for its game in Utah.

The first Air Force Test Center strategic offsite meeting since Brig. Gen. Christopher Azzano became AFTC commander in August was held recently at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn.,A: I want them to know how incredibly important AEDC is to the Air Force Test Center and to the defense of our nation.,So looking at the hundreds of millions of dollars directed to AEDC to develop and sustain next-generation infrastructure for hypersonics research, I see a unique opportunity for the Air Force Test Center.,When you look at a wing-level organization like Arnold, you see a consolidation of like-mission areas under one organization, and that is where I as a Center commander and where my superiors at the MAJCOM and Air Force level have the opportunity to influence an entire collection of missions.,Prior to AFMC’s re-organization in 2012, our enterprise leads operated independently through the Arnold Engineering Development Center, Air Force Flight Test Center, and the Air Armament Center, as they were known at the time.

Over the years, I’ve had the opportunity to work as part of a managed team, living up to the project expectations set by a boss or project manager; manage a group of employees, dictating due dates and overseeing task completion; and be my own boss, answering only to myself and my clients.,To boost accountability, work closely with employees to address your expectations, and if they go unmet, be sure that poor performance is noted and addressed quickly.,If you’re already offering clear expectations, actively participating in processes, and attempting to increase accountability, then you may find that incentives for completion help drive employees who need that extra boost to get the job done on time.,If you’re struggling to motivate your employees, offering an incentive for consistent and timely work can help get you, and them, over the dreaded procrastination hurdle.,Even the best employees and companies can fall victim to procrastination, and in small doses, it may not make much of an impact on your bottom line, but over time, procrastination can take root, changing the work dynamic, wreaking havoc on productivity and straining employee relationships.

FAIRFIELD — The Vanden Vikings outscored the Fairfield Falcons 17-11 in the fourth quarter to pull away for a 60-49 victory in the Monticello Empire League boys basketball opener between former Solano County Athletic Conference rivals, Wednesday.,Both teams are at home Friday, with Fairfield hosting Rodriguez and Vanden playing Vacaville.,Wood 49, Rodriguez 48: At Vacaville, Jhalen Grayer grabbed an offensive rebound and scored the winning bucket with 20 seconds left in leading the Wildcats to a victory over the Mustangs in the MEL opener for both teams.,FAIRFIELD — Using four pins and six forfeit victories, the Rodriguez High wrestling team opened Monticello Empire League competition with a 60-24 win over MEL newcomer Vanden.,In other MEL games, Vacaville recorded a 4-1 victory over Armijo and Vanden blanked Fairfield, 8-0.

Freshman Madi Williams added 18 points on 8-of-13 shooting, while grabbing six rebounds off the bench to lead OU.,The Sooners (5-9, 1-2 Big 12) trailed by as many 12 points midway through the third quarter, but rallied to make it a one-possession game in the final frame.,Back-to-back layups from Robertson and Tatum Veitenheimer capped a 12-2 run t hat cut the Texas (13-2, 3-0 Big 12) lead down to two points early in the fourth quarter, but the Sooners would miss their next seven shots to allow the Longhorns to stretch their lead.,Danni Williams hit three of Texas' four 3-pointers and finished with 11 points, while Jatarie White added 13 points and nine rebounds off the bench.,The Sooners used a pair of 3-pointers from Robertson and Williams in the first quarter to extend their lead.

Right now we are learning more about Timothy Dean, the man found dead inside Democratic donor Ed Buck's West Hollywood apartment this week.,He's the second man to die there in the past 18 months.

As a Sports MMJ and Anchor for NBC Connecticut, you will work primarily as a storyteller who delivers relevant daily content covering local sports.,The successful candidate will be someone who talks to people in the community and tells great sports-related stories including a quick roundup of local relevant scores and, when appropriate, the best highlights of our local teams.,Ability to work flexible hours (including weekends) and to return to work in emergencies depending upon news coverage.,From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent.,NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

The Lakers are gearing up to host Detroit Pistons tonight, which will be their eighth straight match without the injured James.,Head coach Luke Walton confirmed James will be re-assessed by the side's medical department on Friday.,Local Lakers reporter Kyle Goon tweeted: "This might have been inferred earlier, but Luke Walton just confirmed that LeBron James is not traveling to Utah.,"He’s scheduled to have his medical re-evaluation Friday in LA." The Lakers have listed James as 'day-to-day' on their injury report.,And Kyle Kuzma is hoping to see Brandon Ingram and Lozno Ball step up in James' absence.

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The Republican-American’s Capitol bureau chief, Paul Hughes, appeared on Fox61 following Gov. Ned Lamont’s inauguration on Wednesday.,Hughes spoke with Fox61’s Tim Lammers about tolls, legal marijuana, sports betting, the state’s budget deficit, taxes and more.

For Like Violet members, Caitlin Kalafus, 25, her 22-year-old sister, Carly Kalafus and bandmate Paul Valleau, 26, the crash changed their lives forever, according to a lawsuit filed in Superior Court here on Wednesday.,less

For Like Violet members, Caitlin Kalafus, 25, her 22-year-old sister, Carly Kalafus and bandmate Paul Valleau, 26, the crash changed their lives forever, according to a lawsuit filed in Superior Court here on ... more read more