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Kegel’s Davis Passes Away

John Davis, founder and CEO of Kegel, passed away this morning at his home in Winter Haven, Fla.  Davis was a popular and well respected figure in the bowling community. Many of his innovations have made an impact in today’s sport. He is survived by his mother, wife, four brothers, three children, and six grandchildren.

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Did Andrew Bynum Make Bowling Off Limits for Current Pro Athletes?

Bowling is a favorite pastime for many current and former pro athletes. In the NBA especially, many of today’s current stars are fond of bowling. LeBron James installed bowling lanes in his home. Chris Paul hosts bowling events, was involved with USBC promotions and regularly hits the lanes with top pros. And former Laker, current […]

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Bowling Memorabilia Auction Underway This Week

In celebration of National Bowling Week, well-known proprietor and bowling great Chuck Lande is offering several rare collectibles up for auction, with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame in Arlington. Items include a rare Babe Ruth UPI press photo from a March of Dimes bowling fundraiser, […]

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Diandra Asbaty Whirlwind Picks Up After USBC Queens Win

Chicago-area native Diandra Asbaty has had quite the week. She grabbed the first major of her career on Tuesday, beating Carolyn Dorin-Ballard in the final of the USBC Queens in Arlington, Texas. But perhaps most noteworthy for the industry is the outpouring of fan and media support for Asbaty in the days that followed. Last […]

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Chris Hardwick, Jon Hamm & ‘Mad Men’ Cast Team Up for Bowling Tourney

“Mad Men”-bowling fans rejoice! Today, Chris Hardwick, son of bowling great Billy Hardwick, joined forces with a few comedy friends (Weird Al Yankovic?) to take on Jon Hamm, Matthew Weiner (“Mad Men” creator) and other “Mad Men” castmates in a charity celebrity bowling tournament. Update: Here’s the full video of Team Mad Men vs. Team […]

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Britney Spears, Jeff Bridges Voted Into Celebrity Bowling Hall of Fame

Britney Spears won the battle of former teen pop stars, edging Christina Aguilera for entry into the Celebrity Bowling Hall of Fame, BPAA announced today. The four-week, bracket competition for a berth into the Celebrity wing culminated with Spears getting more votes than Aguilera — both former Mickey Mouse Club members. Jeff Bridges, best known […]

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Product Showcase – March 2012

ENERGY EFFICIENCY Lime Energy helps businesses improve energy efficiency and reduce operating expenses. Lime Energy can audit your current energy usage, inventory building envelope penetrations and identify areas with the greatest improvement potential. The company can also locate government and/or utility incentive funds. PINSETTING QubicaAMF’s Xli EDGE Pinspotter makes running your business easier by solving […]

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Blake Griffin Edges Chris Paul on the Lanes

It’s said that you need three superstars to win an NBA championship these days, and it was true on the lanes as well, when L.A. Clippers dunking phenom Blake Griffin joined forces with Pete Weber and Jerry Ferrara (“Turtle” from Entourage) to win the Chris Paul PBA Celebrity Invitational presented by Sheets Brand from Lucky […]

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Summit 2012 Wrap-Up: Bojé Honored

Jeff Bojé was announced as the Victor Lerner Memorial Medal recipient at this year’s Bowling Summit at The Meritage Resort in Napa, Calif., Jan. 24, 2012. The announcement came near the end of the three-day mid-winter meeting, which featured a several well-received speakers and a targeted collection of educational seminars. “Our goal was to raise […]

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Don Carter: The Name Lives On

By Barry Sparks, Feb. 2012 Issue of BCM When PBA Hall of Famer Don Carter died on Thursday, Jan. 5, his accomplishments were well documented by the media: one of the founders of the PBA, six-time Bowler of the Year, first bowler to win every major tournament in his era, first athlete to sign a […]

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