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Extreme Makeover Bowling Edition: BPAA to award $100,000 at International Bowl Expo

The BPAA announced a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for proprietors who will be attending the 2013 International Bowl Expo this summer in Las Vegas, Nevada. The industry’s premiere trade organization announced plans to award a $100,000 bowling center “makeover” – an incentive available to all domestic participating BPAA member centers. Proprietors can enter for the chance to win a […]

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BPAA announces Lipton Iced Tea as offical title sponsor of 2013 Bowling’s U.S. Open

Title Sponsorship of Preeminent Bowling Tournament Will Include In-Event Branding, Prominent Brand Exposure During Tournament and On-Site Sampling Last week, the BPAA announced its official title sponsor for this year’s Bowling’s U.S. Open will be Lipton Iced Tea. This historic announcement marks the first time that a title sponsor has been named for Bowling’s U.S. […]

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2013 Bowling’s U.S. Open sponsors announced

The Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America (BPAA), the Professional Bowlers Association (PBA), the United States Bowling Congress (USBC) and Strike Ten Entertainment (STE) have collaborated on an unprecedented new venture, 2013 Bowling’s U.S. Open. The event, which will be held in Columbus, OH beginning July 20, combines Men’s and Women’s tournaments. Last week, the BPAA […]

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Sean Rash, Brooklyn Styles win in debut of PBA League team bowling; Scott Norton claims Earl Anthony crown

ESPN televised the first ever PBA League team bowling competition. The event took place at Thunderbowl Lanes in Allen Park, MI. pitted the WTT Kingpins of New York against the Brooklyn Styles of… you guessed it. The teams featured Hall of Fame bowlers Walter Ray Williams Jr. (Brooklyn) and Pete Weber (Kingpins). The match came […]

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Kevin Hart, Chris Paul and Jerome Bettis round out the PBA Detroit Winter Swing

The Pro Bowlers Association (PBA) has kicked off an exciting season of sport. Since renewing its partnership with the “Worldwide Leader of Sports”, ESPN, the PBA has exceeded ratings expectations and made national headlines with the airing of this year’s “World Series of Bowling”. The next stop of the Tour is Detroit, with the rolling out […]

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ESPN’s telecast of PBA “World Series of Bowling” is living up to expectation

The “Worldwide Leader in Sports”, ESPN, and the Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) are raising the bar for what is expected in professional bowling. This year’s telecast of the PBA “World Series of Bowling” kicked off with a significant increase in viewership. The Bayer Advanced Aspirin World Bowling Tour Finals posted a 14% increase from last year’s […]

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Florida Man Breaks Guinness World Record; Bowls Nine Strikes in 60 Seconds

. Chad McLean may not be on the PBA Tour, covered by ESPN in the coming months, but he is making a name for himself in bowling history. Last week, the Florida native recently set a Guinness Book of World Records achievement by knocking down 9 separate strikes in just one minute. The record was previously held by […]

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ESPN’s coverage of the PBA “World Series of Bowling” is underway

The inauguration of the ESPN and Professional Bowler’s Association (PBA) television contract kicked off this month. The airing of this year’s GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling IV began Sunday, starting with the first showing of the Bayer Advanced Aspirin World Bowling Tour men’s finals match. The event took place last month at the South Point Hotel and […]

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2013 USBC Open Championships VIP Program and Showcase Lanes return

Bowlers will again have the opportunity to take advantage of the VIP Program for the 2013 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships in Reno, Nevada. As well as the men’s tournament, there will also be a USBC Women’s Championship Open VIP Program. Memberships can be purchased online at BOWL.com for $229.95. Here are the benefits […]

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AMF Bowling World-Wide Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

AMF Bowling World-Wide Inc., the world’s largest bowling center operator with over 250 centers has filed for bankruptcy protection. The Mechanicsville, Virginia-based company filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, listing both assets and debt of $100 million to $500 million according to Bloomberg.com. It will then receive $75mil debtor-in-processing financing. The […]

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