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With PBA at crossroads, BPAA's GoBowling.com umbrella sponsorship makes big things possible, CEO and Commissioner Tom Clark says
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 9:30 am
The Bowling Proprietors' Association of America’s GoBowling.com will be the umbrella sponsor of the PBA Tour for the next year, it was announced Wednesday morning at Bowl Expo in Nashville,...
E.J. Tackett's win in Group Two stepladder sets up battle with Jason Belmonte for Main Event PBA Tour Finals title
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 11:30 pm
Jason Belmonte was PBA Player of the Year in 2013, 2014 and 2015. E.J. Tackett dethroned him last year to become 2016 PBA Player of the Year. And they are the leading contenders this year, with...
With understandable emotion, Kelly Kulick wins first title since re-launch of PWBA Tour
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 11:00 pm
Some of the greatest bowlers in history have suffered through extended winless streaks, perhaps most notably Marshall Holman in the early 1980s and Jason Belmonte for roughly two years ending in...
SunOpta Sweeper Bowl for the Food Shelf offers $1,200 top prize, chance to help those in need
Monday, June 19, 2017 8:00 am
Writing up a handicap tournament in Minnesota goes beyond my usual policy, but this tournament benefits a worthy charity, is at a center I’ve enjoyed competing at in the past, and the request...
Top rookie Verity Crawley earns top seed for PWBA Greater Detroit Open; Diandra Asbaty, Juliana Franco, Daria Pajak also make stepladder finals
Saturday, June 17, 2017 10:00 pm
If the 2017 PWBA Tour season ended today, Verity Crawley would be the easy winner for Rookie of the Year, as she leads rookies in every statistical category. With her performance in this...
World Bowling Tour Finals to be Nov. 19 with World Series of Bowling in Reno
Saturday, June 17, 2017 8:00 am
The World Bowling Tour Finals will be held Sunday, Nov. 19, in conjunction with GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling IX at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno, World Bowling announced Saturday. World...
Ballard vs. The Big ‘C’ set for Sept. 16 at Bowler Euless in Euless, Texas
Saturday, June 17, 2017 5:00 am
The annual Ballard vs. The Big “C” cancer fighting fundraiser in honor of Hall of Famer and cancer survivor Del Ballard Jr. has been scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 16 at 1 p.m. at Bowler...
Michael Haugen Jr. wins 'ugly' over Brian LeClair in Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open
Friday, June 16, 2017 10:00 pm
With five frames to go in the title match of the 2017 Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open presented by Storm, Xtra Frame suffered a tricaster malfunction and the feed froze. The feed never returned and...
Diana Zavjalova leads qualifying as pins fall a little easier at PWBA Greater Detroit Open
Friday, June 16, 2017 10:00 pm
The 2017 PWBA Tour has been known for its low scores, as I detailed in this story on last week’s Pepsi PWBA Lincoln Open. That changed in Friday’s qualifying for the PWBA Greater Detroit...
Fans choose Tommy Jones to face Wes Malott in next King of Bowling pay-per-view match
Friday, June 16, 2017 5:00 pm
Who did you think fans would choose to face Wes Malott in the next “King of Bowling” pay-per-view match on Xtra Frame? Tommy Jones? Chris Barnes? Walter Ray Williams Jr.? Sean Rash?...
Soon-to-be CEO Corey Dykstra says Brunswick is 'excited to start taking a few chances' as it seeks growth  
Friday, June 16, 2017 8:00 am
Anyone who follows bowling closely could see for some time that Corey Dykstra was destined to be the next CEO of Brunswick Bowling Products, succeeding long-time CEO Brent Perrier. The succession...
Michael Haugen Jr. jumps into lead heading into final day of Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open
Thursday, June 15, 2017 10:00 pm
Michael Haugen Jr. got out of be on Thursday in sixth place at the Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open in Las Vegas. By lunch time, he was in first. And he stayed that way as Thursday’s two 6-game...
Despite poor finish to qualifying, Brian LeClair leads Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open heading into match play
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 10:00 pm
Despite struggling in his final two games of qualifying, Brian LeClair leads the Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open presented by Storm as it heads into match play on Thursday. LeClair, a 52-year-old...
Jason Belmonte switches to reactive resin, edges Jesper Svensson to make title match of Main Event PBA Tour Finals
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 11:30 pm
Jason Belmonte used plain urethane during the two shows of round-robin matches to start the Main Event PBA Tour Finals. But the long-time Storm staffer changed his game plan as the tournament...
Diana Zavjalova’s 10th frame split enables Liz Johnson to reverse USBC Queens title match result, win 2017 PWBA Storm Sacramento Open
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 11:00 pm
In a stunning reversal of the title match result of the 2017 USBC Queens that took place just hours earlier, Liz Johnson defeated Diana Zavjalova to win the PWBA Storm Sacramento Open in a show that...