California Sports

VillaSport Athletic Club and Spa to Break Ground in Roseville

01 01 1970

VillaSport is the perfect amenity for Roseville Roseville, CA, September 15, 2017 VillaSport Athletic Club and Spa, the Bay Area’s resort-style athletic club developer, is breaking ground in Roseville on a 7.5-acre parcel located on Conference Center Drive next to Westfield Galleria and situated between Highway 65 and Roseville Parkway. Based in San Rafael, CA, VillaSport has initiated a major expansion effort and continues to seek new locations in Northern California. A new VillaSport in San Jose is slated to open late November, followed by additional facilities in Redwood City and Mountain View. In July, the company opened a fourth location in Cypress, TX. Existing clubs are located in the Portland, Colorado Springs, and Houston markets. “We are thrilled to start construction on our sixth facility and we look forward becoming part of the Roseville community. We have received our grading permit and are moving forward immediately,” said Joseph Syufy, VillaSport...

Victor Muro Inducted Into National Life Hall of Fame

01 01 1970

Montpelier, Vermont May 05, 2017 General Agent Victor Muro was inducted into the National Life Agent Hall of Fame. Muro, who is one of the General Agents of National Life Group’s agency that covers New York City, New Jersey, California and Florida, was presented with a special jacket symbolizing his inclusion in the exclusive group at the company’s annual President’s Club meeting in Naples, Florida. “Victor is just the 15th inductee into our Hall of Fame in the 168-year history of National Life,� said Pam Blalock, National Life’s Senior Vice President, Career Distribution. “We’re excited to honor him and formally recognize him for his contributions to our industry and our company.� The National Life Hall of Fame recognizes both General Agents and Agents who have demonstrated exemplary leadership in our industry,...

Vezt Enables Artists to Monetize and Music Fans to Share Ownership of Songs

01 01 1970

Vezt logo “You get ownership of the song and you get to participate in the IP." - Robert Menendez Los Angeles, CA October 13, 2017 Bringing blockchain technology to the music industry, Steve Stewart and Robert Menendez appeared on the Cheddar financial news network from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on October 11, 2017 to talk about their music monetization platform Vezt. This platform enables artists to monetize and share ownership of their songs with music fans and rights-buyers on a song-by-song basis. The interview can be viewed https://cheddar.com/videos/a-stock-market-for-songs. “You get ownership of the song and you get to participate in the IP,” explained Menendez, noting that Vezt does not rent or license access to a song. “Vezt allows the fan base to participate so an artist can continue making music. If the fans want to finance and continue to put money in to work with the artist, they now can do that in a very direct relationship.” Stewart...

Versteeg Sweeps Laguna Seca in Final Round of Competition on US Soil for Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America

01 01 1970

Monterey, Calif., September 25, 2017 - ​​​If the tone of Saturday's Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America Round 9 at Laguna Seca resembled the fast and the furious, Sunday's theme was geared toward precision and excellence. In the second of two 50-minute sprint races that took place on the iconic undulating road course along the central coast of California in Monterey this weekend, drivers and teams coaxed the most out of their Lamborghini Huracán Super Trofeo entries on the 2.238-mile, 11-turn race complex. But it was Austin Versteeg in the No. 7 entry for DXDT Racing and Lamborghini Dallas who had the fortitude and skill to sweep the weekend with two overall and Pro-Am class victories, to keep his championship hopes very much alive and kicking. "Crazy weekend," said Versteeg. "This track is crazy to drive on. It throws something different at you every time you are out on the track. But I can't thank the DXDT crew enough for giving me a wicked car...

Variety Selects 4 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys for 2017 Legal Impact Report

01 01 1970

April 04, 2017 Four shareholders from global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP have been included among the leading entertainment lawyers in Variety’s Legal Impact Report: Daniel H. Black, Joel A. Katz, Bobby Rosenbloum, and Mathew S. Rosengart. The report highlights the globe’s most impactful attorneys in the entertainment industry over the past year. Black, Katz, and Rosenbloum are shareholders in Greenberg Traurig’s Entertainment & Media Practice, while Rosengart is a shareholder in the firm’s Media and Entertainment Litigation Practice. Black, chair of Greenberg Traurig’s West Coast Entertainment & Media Practice, has extensive experience in the television, motion picture, and digital media arenas, having practiced law both in the major studio and law firm settings. Equally comfortable in the traditional and new media areas, representing corporations and individuals, he has served as lead counsel on numerous transactions with the major motion picture...

USF Renames Phelan Hall in Honor of Burl A. Toler, Co-Captain of...

01 01 1970

Burl Toler “This dedication helps ensure that future Dons will learn [Toler's] name and his story, and that Toler’s legacy will live in the heart of our campus, in the heart of our city.� San Francisco, Calif. May 08, 2017 Tomorrow, May 9, the University of San Francisco will dedicate Burl A. Toler Hall, renaming the student residence, Phelan Hall, in honor of Burl Toler '52, MA '66. Toler was the co-captain of USF's famous 1951 football team, the first African-American official in a major American professional sports league, and a noted Bay Area educator. To commemorate the event and what would have been Toler’s 89th birthday, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has pronounced May 9, 2017 as Burl A. Toler Day in San Francisco. The dedication of Burl A. Toler Hall is the culmination of an effort by USF students and the university’s administration to address the complex historical...

US Sports Camps, in Conjunction with MB Sports Camps, Announces New...

01 01 1970

Our staff creates the optimal sports environment for young athletes of all levels to improve their skills and most importantly have fun. Past News Releases RSS San Rafael, CA March 22, 2017 Offered in the Nike Camp network are baseball, basketball, golf, soccer, tennis and volleyball programs. Also available are the Contact Football Camp sessions. One, two and three week options, as well as overnight and day camps are available for all sports running July 7-July 21, 2017. MB Sports Camps guarantee their campers the best summer experience. At camp, campers play their designated sport during the day and at night have the opportunity to participate in a variety of fun evening activities. Staff is comprised of coaching professionals from all over the world allowing campers to learn the most up to date training techniques. “We are excited to be at JWU. Not only are JWU’s facilities prestigious, but its close proximity to Miami makes it perfect for MB Sports Camps,”...

US Sports Camps' Camp All-Star Announces Special Weekend...

01 01 1970

This summer Camp All-Star is offering two additional special activities for campers to enjoy on selected Sundays. Past News Releases RSS San Rafael, CA March 30, 2017 Before the summer, Camp All-Star campers, along with their parents, customize their daily programs on the All-Star Maine activities selection form. Kids can participate in a skill-appropriate major sport for up to 2 periods per day. They then select from the list of Major Sports and All-Star Maine Skills to complete their activity schedule. This summer, however, Camp All-Star is offering two additional special activities for campers to enjoy on selected Sundays. Ripe with excitement, campers have the opportunity to play “the large game” in the wide open ocean, experiencing the challenge of catching magnificent and elusive deep sea fish. An experience appetizing enough for any camper with a love or interest in the sport of fishing. If that is not exciting enough, campers can choose to ride over rushing...

US Sports Camps' Bill Pilat's The Goalie School Adds New...

01 01 1970

Our camps are filled before any other goalie camp in the country and the reason is it's the best! Past News Releases RSS San Rafael, CA March 16, 2017 Excellent facilities await the goalies at beautiful Saint Mark's School, situated on 250 acres in historic Southborough, MA, 25 miles from Boston. This summer, The Goalie School is offering one session of overnight with a commuter (Extended Day Camp 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM) option available June 28-30. Coach Pilat has put together the most innovative curriculum for goalies wishing to improve their skills. Individual analysis, extensive videotaping of each goalie and new methods of teaching techniques and footwork are all elements of the Goalie School. "Quite simply, it's the best goalie camp in all of lacrosse," states, Bill Pilat, National Director and founder of The Goalie School. "Our camps are filled before any other goalie camp in the country and the reason is it's the best! Extensive Videotaping, talks from...

US Sports Camps Supports Soccer Without Borders With T-Shirts and Scholarships

01 01 1970

Donations of time, equipment, and funds from thoughtful people and partners make our 100% free programs possible. Thank you to US Sports Camps and Nike Soccer Camps for helping us play for change! Past News Releases RSS San Rafael, CA October 10, 2017 Nike Soccer Camps recently distributed T-shirts to the local Oakland, CA sector and is working with SWB to establish a scholarship fund, providing participants the opportunity to attend a Nike Soccer Camp. Soccer Without Borders began programming in 2006 to address three critical issues facing young people from 59 nations, living in underserved communities throughout the world: 1. A lack of safe spaces where young people feel cared for, have a voice and can experience the joy of sport.2. A lack of opportunity for youth to actively explore social issues and community challenges.3. A lack of social capital and access to potential opportunities for education, employment and personal growth. "Soccer Without Borders serves refugee...

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