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The 11th Frame: ‘Towelgate’ = much ado about not much

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 9:00 am

Jason Belmonte, left, and Pete Weber have put "Towelgate" behind them. Photo from Belmonte's fan page on Facebook.
If bowling were a big-time sport, it would have been a hot topic on all of the sports talk shows. I’m talking, of course, about “Towelgate” — the dustup between Pete Weber and Jason Belmonte during their semifinal match in the TV finals of the USBC Masters on Sunday. That isn’t to say it wouldn’t be blown far out of proportion. But isn’t that how all of these sorts of things go since social media came to dominate the landscape? I watched what I could...

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