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The 11th Frame: Mike Fagan wins 2nd major title as Wes Malott suffers another cruel loss in PBA World Championship

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Sunday, January 11, 2015 8:00 pm

Mike Fagan won the PBA World Championship on Sunday for his second career major title. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
If you ever doubt that bowling can be a cruel sport, just cue up Wes Malott’s title matches in major tournaments. Malott did win the 2013 U.S. Open, but he’s also finished second in the 2009-10 PBA World Championship (to Tom Smallwood and his “out-of-nowhere” story 244-228), the 2013 USBC Masters (to Jason Belmonte 258-245 when Belmonte outperformed him in the 10th frame), the 2014 Tournament of Champions (to Belmonte 219-218 again in the 10th frame), and in the PBA...

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