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The 11th Frame: USBC, BPAA reach deal to save U.S. Opens

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Friday, May 9, 2014 6:10 pm

Liz Johnson, left, and Wes Malott will be the defending U.S. Open champions when the U.S. Open is held again in 2015. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
"Together we can!" was the theme of last month's United States Bowling Congress annual convention and it appears USBC and the Bowling Proprietors' Association of America took that to heart. The two organizations announced Friday evening that they reached an agreement to save the U.S. Open in a three-year deal that will see USBC operate and conduct the U.S. Open for men and women in 2015, 2016 and 2017. It was just last Saturday that I broke the news in this story that BPAA had been unable to...

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