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The 11th Frame: Ryan Ciminelli locks up top seed for PBA Players Championship with 300 in final game

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Friday, February 19, 2016 11:59 pm

The TV finalists for the Barbasol PBA Players Championship, left to right and in order from 1-5: Ryan Ciminelli, Graham Fach, Sam Cooley, Jesper Svensson and Norm Duke. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
Top athletes talk a lot about keeping their edge, staying hungry, not resting on their laurels, feeding the fire — pick any similar saying. Ryan Ciminelli definitely is one of those athletes, and it’s undoubtedly part of what has enabled him to become one of the greatest bowlers in the world. You might think that with his huge finish to 2015 and narrow loss in the PBA Player of the Year voting to Jason Belmonte, Ciminelli would feel more relaxed in 2016. No chance. Not even after...

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