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Update: USBC announces youth membership, Junior Gold Championships changes stemming from SafeSport that stems from Larry Nassar case, youth safety concerns
Thursday, July 25, 2019 4:00 pm
Update July 25, 2019: As I theorized in my original story that was published Tuesday (below this update), big changes are coming to United States Bowling Congress Youth membership, the Junior Gold...
Update: A much different Junior Gold Championships to be in Indianapolis in 2021 after 2020 event moved from Indianapolis to Las Vegas
Thursday, July 25, 2019 3:00 pm
Update July 25, 2019: In an FAQ that accompanied its news release Thursday on changes to youth membership and national tournaments that youth members bowl in, USBC denied that the...
2020 PWBA schedule seemingly provides rest of story of 2020 Junior Gold Championships moving from Indianapolis to Las Vegas
Thursday, July 25, 2019 2:00 pm
Update July 25, 2019:  In an FAQ that accompanied its news release Thursday on changes to youth membership and national tournaments that youth members bowl in, USBC denied...
E.J. Tackett, Liz Johnson defending champions for 20th annual PBA-PWBA Storm Striking Against Breast Cancer Mixed Doubles — aka The Luci — this weekend
Thursday, July 25, 2019 1:00 pm
One of the greatest success stories of bowling returns this weekend, with E.J. Tackett and Liz Johnson the defending champions of the 20th annual PBA-PWBA Storm Striking Against Breast Cancer Mixed...
PBA League show viewership tops 1.5 million; no numbers available for PBA Tour Finals
Thursday, July 25, 2019 9:00 am
Counting the live shows and re-airs on FS1 and FS2, 1,521,000 viewers watched last week's PBA League shows, PBA CEO and Commissioner Tom Clark reported Thursday.  Clark added that the re-airs...
A PBA story every bowling fan should read
Thursday, July 25, 2019 8:00 am
TheRinger.com had a great story that posted Thursday morning on the PBA League at Bayside Bowl on FOX Sports. Every bowling fan should read it: Can Bowling Win Over The ‘Lebowski’...
Elias O'Hollaren wins boys title, USA Bowling teammate Katelyn Abigania again wins girls title in 2019 Junior Gold Championships U12 show
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 10:00 pm
If you are a bowling fan and watching the U12 TV finals of the Junior Gold Championships doesn’t put a smile on your face, we can’t be friends. Every year, I smile and marvel as I watch...
Ron Mohr avoids becoming answer to another trivia question by beating Walter Ray Williams Jr. for PBA50 David Small’s Championship Lanes Classic title
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 9:00 pm
Back in 2012, Johnny Petraglia won the PBA Senior Dayton Classic to become the first player to win a PBA Tour or PBA Senior Tour title in six decades, beating then reigning Senior Player of the...
Veteran women, youthful men set to bowl for Team USA at 2019 Pan American Games
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 8:00 am
Veteran women Shannon O’Keefe and Stefanie Johnson and youthful men Jakob Butturff and Nick Pate are set to bowl for Team USA at the 2019 Pan American Games Thursday through Monday. As USBC...
Parker Bohn III jumps into lead as qualifying ends at PBA50 David Small’s Championship Lanes Classic
Monday, July 22, 2019 7:00 pm
Parker Bohn III was tied for the lead with one game to go in Sunday’s first round of qualifying at the PBA50 David Small’s Championship Lanes Classic presented by Roto Grip, but closed...
Junior Team USA members chosen for 2019 PABCON Youth Championships, Tournament of the Americas
Monday, July 22, 2019 3:00 pm
Team USA coaches have selected the Junior Team USA members who will represent the U.S. in the 2019 PABCON Youth Championships and 2019 Tournament of the Americas, the United States Bowling Congress...
E.J. Tackett dedicates emotional PBA Tour Finals win to grandfather who died last week
Sunday, July 21, 2019 11:00 pm
On July 14, Keith D. “Alex” Smart of Huntington, Indiana, died at the age of 90. His obituary said that "He was an avid bowler who passed on his love of bowling to his kids and...
Harry Sullins leads PBA50 David Small's Championship Lanes Classic after first round as he seeks first PBA50 title since 2011
Sunday, July 21, 2019 9:00 pm
It’s a puzzling stat that Harry Sullins has not won a PBA50 Tour title since 2011, as the bowling ironman and USBC Hall of Famer frequently is in contention. Perhaps this will be the week....
Bill O'Neill, Jakob Butturff earn top seeds for Barbasol PBA Tour Finals in 4-hour marathon on CBS Sports Network
Saturday, July 20, 2019 11:00 pm
I am the last guy who would complain about there being too much bowling on TV, but I must admit I struggled to stay focused on Saturday’s 4-hour marathon of Barbasol PBA Tour Finals presented...
Spoiler alert: U20, U17, U15 champions crowned, final Junior Team USA spots decided at 2019 Junior Gold Championships
Saturday, July 20, 2019 10:00 pm
Don't read this story if you don't want to know the final results of the U20, U17 and U15 divisions of the 2019 Junior Gold Championships presented by the Brands of Ebonite International before the...