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The 11th Frame: With clutch finish, Danielle McEwan, Kelly Kulick break Korean hold on gold at World Women’s Championships

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Thursday, December 10, 2015 12:45 pm

Kelly Kulick, left, and Danielle McEwan won the doubles gold medals at the World Bowling Women's Championships on Thursday. Photo by United States Bowling Congress.
More than three decades ago I was watching a tense action match that ended with a clutch strike during the Super Hoinke Classic when one of the big money backers of a player involved said to me something I laughed at but have used many times since: “All stars close shows.” It might be a cliché, but it’s also true in sports, from Michael Jordan to Joe Montana to Pete Weber. On Thursday in Abu Dhabi, it was Danielle McEwan and Kelly Kulick who were the stars closing...

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