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ESPY Best Bowler nominees are Jason Belmonte — going for his fourth straight — Rhino Page, Tom Smallwood, Jesper Svensson
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 4:00 pm
The ESPY 2018 Best Bowler nominees are Jason Belmonte – going for his fourth straight and fifth overall – Rhino Page, Tom Smallwood and Jesper Svensson, PBA announced in this news release...
Danielle McEwan, Shannon O'Keefe, Josie Barnes, Bryanna Coté earn spots in Sunday’s Go Bowling PWBA Challenge
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 8:00 am
Danielle McEwan, Shannon O'Keefe, Josie Barnes and Bryanna Coté have earned spots in Sunday’s Go Bowling PWBA Challenge at Boardwalk Bowl in Orlando, Florida, PWBA announced in this news...
Jason Belmonte gets his revenge on E.J. Tackett in PBA Tour Finals
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 11:00 pm
Reversing the results of last year’s PBA Tour Finals, Jason Belmonte beat E.J. Tackett to win the 2018 PBA Tour Finals in competition that was held May 5 at Thunderbowl Lanes in suburban...
The untold story of why scores soared at the 1989 ABC Tournament
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 8:00 am
Any bowler who was around in 1989 will never forget that year’s American Bowling Congress Tournament (now the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships). Every Eagle-winning record was...
Team USA ends 5-year drought by winning Weber Cup over Europe; 2019 Weber Cup will be in U.S.
Sunday, June 17, 2018 8:00 pm
Team USA trounced Europe 19-10 over the weekend to win the Weber Cup for the first time in six years, according to published reports. Weber Cup officials also announced that the 20th Weber Cup next...
A star is born? Jordan Richard wins PWBA Greater Harrisburg Open for first career PWBA Tour title
Saturday, June 16, 2018 9:00 pm
Before the 2018 PWBA Tour season began, Jordan Richard was identified by many as a leading candidate for Rookie of the Year and a potential future star. On Saturday, she took a big step toward the...
Update: USBC slightly alters new ball specs; Best advice to bowlers on new USBC ball specs is R-E-L-A-X
Saturday, June 16, 2018 2:00 pm
Update: This story originally was published on April 24, 2018. This update was published on June 16, 2018, after the United States Bowling Congress posted this video, "Bowling Technology Study...
Even in retirement, Mika Koivuniemi remains 'Major Mika' as he wins Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open
Friday, June 15, 2018 10:00 pm
Mika Koivuniemi might be pretty much retired from top-level bowling after becoming the coach of the United Arab Emirates national team, but he showed this week that he’s still “Major...
Lindsay Boomershine leads by 79 after qualifying at 2018 PWBA Greater Harrisburg Open
Friday, June 15, 2018 9:00 pm
Lindsay Boomershine averaged more than 227 to take a 79-pin lead after Friday’s two rounds of qualifying at the 2018 PWBA Greater Harrisburg Open at ABC West Lanes in Mechanicsburg,...
Despite 154 finish, Ryan Shafer extends lead as qualifying ends at Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open, but many big names in striking distance
Thursday, June 14, 2018 10:00 pm
Despite a 154 in his final game of qualifying on Thursday, Ryan Shafer extended his lead in the Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open presented by Storm heading into the final day at the Suncoast in Las...
Ryan Shafer leads Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open after 3 rounds as he aims for major title that eluded him on PBA Tour
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 10:00 pm
There is no doubt that Ryan Shafer is the greatest bowler ever with five or fewer titles in a lengthy PBA Tour career. The what-ifs in Shafer’s career are mind-boggling: Mixed in a long...
USOC grants USBC motion to dismiss Jim Salisbury complaint, ruling Salisbury had not exhausted remedies with USBC but not ruling on his claim
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 2:00 pm
The United States Olympic Committee has ruled in favor of the United States Bowling Congress’ motion to dismiss a complaint long-time USBC foe Jim Salisbury filed against USBC with USOC seeking...
Jason Belmonte the announcer highlights fourth show of 2018 PBA Tour Finals as E.J. Tackett moves on to final against Belmonte
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 11:00 pm
Jason Belmonte stole the show, so to speak, as E.J. Tackett advanced to the championship show of the 2018 PBA Tour Finals by winning the Group 2 stepladder in competition that was held May 5 at...
Michael Haugen Jr. keeps grinding, extends lead after second round of Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 10:00 pm
Michael Haugen Jr. kept grinding in Tuesday’s second round of the Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open presented by Storm and extended his lead from a pin to 24 pins over PBA Hall of Famer Mark...
PBA Xtra Frame Parkside Open will feature bonus pins each game for beating players on pair
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 8:00 am
The format being used for the PBA Xtra Frame Parkside Open in suburban Chicago June 30-July 1 is so interesting I’d like to copy it and use it in a tournament. The format for the PBA Tour...