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The 11th Frame: Ryan Ciminelli suspended for 2 tournaments by PBA for remarks on Sweep The Rack Podcast on FloBowling

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 4:00 pm

Ryan Ciminelli competing for the Portland Lumberjacks during the PBA League in 2017. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
There’s a good reason Ryan Ciminelli didn’t compete in the Chesapeake Open and Wilmington Open: he couldn’t. Ciminelli confirmed in a message exchange Wednesday that he was suspended by the PBA for the two tournaments because of comments he made in an hour-long appearance on the Sweep The Rack Podcast posted July 24, 2019 on FloBowling. Other than saying he believed the suspension was “overboard,” Ciminelli declined further comment. He declined to say whether...

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