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Likely the first of many: E.J. Tackett a PBA Tour champion with win in Xtra Frame Lubbock Southwest Sports Open
Sunday, June 28, 2015 10:00 pm
EJ Tackett might not have won his first PBA Tour title on national TV and it might have taken longer than many thought it would, but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t an impressive and...
Harry Sullins wins mega grindfest PBA50 Tony Grigat Allstate Agent Open Regional
Sunday, June 28, 2015 8:00 pm
Sunday’s PBA50 Tony Grigat Allstate Agent Open Regional at Fox Bowl in the Chicago suburb of Wheaton was a grindfest of epic proportions. The qualifying was a plain old grind, with the cut to...
Jennifer Asplin hoping 2nd time is charm as she takes Women's Championships all-events lead
Friday, June 26, 2015 10:00 pm
In 2012, Jennifer Asplin took the lead in all-events at the USBC Women’s Championships at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno and ultimately finished seventh, the United States Bowling...
Jason Belmonte, Parker Bohn III, Mike Fagan are nominees for 2015 'Best Bowler' ESPY
Friday, June 26, 2015 8:00 am
The 2015 ESPY Best Bowler Award nominees are two-time defending PBA Player of the Year Jason Belmonte, PBA Hall of Famer Parker Bohn III, and five-time PBA Tour champion Mike Fagan. To vote for your...
Hank Marino tourney special squad set for Saturday at noon
Friday, June 26, 2015 4:00 am
The Hank Marino team tournament at Bluemound Bowl in suburban Milwaukee is holding a special squad on Saturday at noon. The squad already has nine teams, and proprietor Hank Posnanski said he would...
Brooke Bower takes USBC Women's Championships singles lead with 781
Thursday, June 25, 2015 11:00 pm
Warming up for the main schedule of the 2015 PWBA Tour, former Kutztown University standout Brooke Bower of Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, soared into the 2015 USBC Women's Championships scratch singles...
Bill Cooley of Earl Anthony’s Dublin Bowl honored with 2015 Jim Jaryszak Laneman Award
Thursday, June 25, 2015 10:00 pm
Bill Cooley, the head mechanic and lane maintenance supervisor at Earl Anthony’s Dublin Bowl in Dublin, California, for the last 35 years, was honored with the 2015 Jim Jaryszak Laneman Award...
Biggest question of new South Point PBA tourneys is who will bowl team together
Thursday, June 25, 2015 11:00 am
The PBA on Wednesday announced details of the events that will be held in October at South Point Bowling Plaza in place of the GEICO World Series of Bowling. If you’re a bowler or bowling fan...
Kegel releases 12 new patterns designed for its FLEX lane machine
Thursday, June 25, 2015 8:00 am
Kegel at Bowl Expo on Thursday released a dozen new lane patterns designed for its FLEX lane machine, which features a variable speed buffer, variable mic stream, and cleaner mixing upgrade....
Tom Smyth, Don Bussan, Mike Kelly, Don Leighton elected to MBA Hall of Fame
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 8:00 pm
Tom Smyth, Don Bussan, Mike Kelly, and Don Leighton have been elected to the Madison Bowling Association Hall of Fame, the MBA announced in this news release Wednesday. Smyth was elected...
2016 PBA Tournament of Champions headed to Grand Casino Resort Oklahoma
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 9:00 am
Bill O'Neill revealed to listeners a significant piece of news in the Xtra Frame Post-game Show after winning the PBA King of the Swing. Go to the 1-minute mark and hear O'Neill say that he is...
Bill O'Neill wins PBA King of the Swing in TV finals that provides great viewer education
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 11:00 pm
If you want a great education on bowling, Tuesday night's CBS Sports Network telecast of the PBA King of the Swing TV finals provides it. Like how hard PBA lane conditions can be. Like how...
Matt McNiel joins PBA, plans to enter World Series of Bowling
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 8:00 am
Matt McNiel has joined the PBA and will compete in the World Series of Bowling in December, but isn’t necessarily becoming a totally full-time Tour player. “I’m going to take it...
Lane pattern set for August 22-23 11thFrame.com Open; goal is multiple angles, no guttercap lofting necessary
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 7:00 am
The only thing that has disappointed me about the first two 11thFrame.com Opens is the way the lane patterns have played. In 2012, the pattern was so long and tight good right-handers were throwing...
Bowling among 8 sports to make shortlist for possible addition to 2020 Olympics in Tokyo
Monday, June 22, 2015 7:00 am
Bowling is one of eight sports to make the shortlist of sports that could be added to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee announced Monday here. The other seven...