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Summer League Jr. NBA Fall League Champions

The second full season of the Summer League Jr. NBA’s Friday Night Hoops ended with the 2018 Fall League Championship game this past Friday at the Tarkanian Sports Academy in Las Vegas. We'd like to congratulate both the Girls & Boys Champions on securing their wins! In the Girls division, the #2 seeded Sparks, led by Coach Taylor, defeated the #1 seeded Dream to earn their gold. In the Boys division, Coach Martez and the #1 seeded Cavaliers defeated the #2 seeded Lakers to claim their first Championship! [...]

By | November 9th, 2018|Blog, Updates|

Summer League Jr. NBA Ball Boys and Team Assistants Work Preseason Game in Las Vegas

Summer League Jr. NBA was well represented at the Laker game last night in Las Vegas, Nevada. We want to thank NBA Summer League and Los Angeles Lakers Assistant Equipment Manager Mike Zwick for giving this opportunity to our Summer League Jr. NBA staff. Zwick made it possible for our Ball Crew and Team Assistants to work last nights preseason game against the Golden State Warriors. This was an incredible opportunity for our staff to gain valuable experience.

By | October 11th, 2018|All News, Blog, Updates|

Liron Fanan Named the Director of G League Player Development for the Cavaliers

CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Cavaliers have announced the addition of Liron Fanan (LEE-ron Fan-an) as Director of G League Player Development. In her role, Liron will work to enrich Canton Charge players off the court through both League and team initiatives. In addition to her Charge responsibilities, Fanan will also utilize her extensive international basketball background to assist the Cavs scouting department and General Manager Koby Altman. Click here for the full story: Cavaliers Name Liron Fanan Director of G League Player Development Source: www.nba.com  

By | October 1st, 2018|All News, Blog, Talent Marketing|

Feature Friday with Summer League Alumni Tyler Makins

As the NBA Summer League Continues to grow, so does our Summer League family. Over the years VSL has done a great job of cultivating a special group of people. For this weeks alumni spotlight we sat down with NBA Summer League Alum Tyler Makins. Tyler just finished his third summer interning with VSL and recently landed an internship with Turner Broadcasting Networks. Q: You’ve been a part of the NBA Summer League for 3 years. Tell us about your experience as part of the staff. My experience [...]

By | September 21st, 2018|All News, Blog, Talent Marketing, Uncategorized, Updates|

Fresh Faces

We are excited to welcome two fresh faces to the HallPass Media team! Tucker Corrigan is a recent Goucher College graduate who has worked with us at the NBA Summer League the last 2 years.  The Business Management major has assisted with in-arena operations and transportation at Summer League.  Tucker is a former Division III lacrosse player who grew up in Connecticut. Diana Colby was born in Manila, Philippines, and moved to California when she was six years old. She and Clark Colby have three children. They have lived [...]

By | September 10th, 2018|All News, Blog, Updates|

Lott IMPACT Trophy Names 42 Watch List Candidates

Newport Beach, CA - The Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation has named 42 student-athletes to the 2017 Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List. The list of the top defensive players in the country includes 17 linebackers, 14 defensive linemen and 11 defensive backs. The Pac-12 Conference has the most players on the Watch List with ten (10) followed by the ACC with nine (9), the Big Ten with eight (8), the SEC with six (6), the Big 12 with five (5), the AAC with two (2) and two (2) independents [...]

By | August 15th, 2017|All News, Blog, Event Management, Updates|

Lott IMPACT Foundation Launches the HITS Program

Newport Harbor High School, CA – The Lott IMPACT Trophy launched their new charitable initiative- The HITS (Helmet. Impact. Technique. Safety) Program which takes a smarter approach to Football.  Over 200 youth and high school football coaches, players and parents attended the event at Newport Harbor High School, where they were taught the importance of proper equipment fitting and tackling techniques to achieve a safer game at all levels. Following a welcome video from the Lott IMPACT Foundation, USC Football’s Equipment Manager, Todd Hewitt, gave instruction on proper equipment [...]

By | May 17th, 2017|All News, Blog, Event Management, Updates|

Sports Business Classroom Announces 2017 Speaker List!

Sports Business Classroom is proud to announce our speaker lineup for the 2017 Sports Business Classroom taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada July 9 – 15! Sports Business Classroom is organized like a college. All students get a little bit of everything in the “GE” sections, and also choose a “Major” for in-depth learning. The 2017 Sports Business Classroom majors are: League Salary Cap Scouting, Video and Analytics Social Media, Public Relations and Digital Branding TV, Online and In-Arena Broadcast In addition, Networking, Resume Writing and Interviewing is [...]

By | May 11th, 2017|All News, Blog, Event Management, Updates|

Three Lott IMPACT Finalists Drafted in First Round of NFL Draft

Congratulations to our Lott IMPACT Trophy finalists on an incredible NFL draft! Three of the 2016 Lott IMPACT Trophy finalists, including winner Jabrill Peppers of Michigan, were among the first 25 selections in this year’s NFL draft. Jonathan Allen, the defensive end from Alabama, went to the Washington Redskins with the 17th overall pick. Adoree’ Jackson, the explosive kick returner and cornerback from USC, was chosen by the Tennessee Titans with the 18th overall pick. Peppers, another talented returner and safety, was picked by the Cleveland Browns with [...]

By | May 1st, 2017|All News, Blog, Event Management, Updates|

Top Networking Groups in Orange County

As  the popular saying goes... it is not what you know but who you know. The strength of your network begins with building quality relationships and this is something that has been instilled in me since becoming a member of the HallPass Team (2010). These days there are  many ways to build these quality relationships, but the focus of this blog are through local networking groups in Orange County. Networking within your community gives you the opportunity to mingle with like-minded people and engage in conversations with potential [...]

By | April 4th, 2013|All News, Blog|