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The 11th Frame: Women's Open TV finals a fiasco you know you'll watch

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Thursday, June 28, 2012 4:30 pm

The setting under the Reno Arch for Wednesday night's taping of the TV finals of the 2012 U.S. Women's Open. Photo by United States Bowling Congress.
Outdoor TV bowling has had a few issues, such as the heat during the PBA Summer Shootout, but the elements have never made the competition a complete joke. If you're a bowling fan, by now you know that is what happened in Reno Wednesday night with the stepladder finals of the U.S. Women's Open. Before I get into the fiasco in detail, I want to emphasize one point: the bowler (Kelly Kulick) who led the tournament by more than 400 pins won it, and the five finalists finished where they had...

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