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PBA, ESPN and South Point Hotel, Casino and Bowling Center to host 2012 World Series of Bowling

The Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) recently struck a new deal with the self proclaimed “Worldwide Leader in Sports”, ESPN, in a blockbuster television agreement that will allow the channel to televise 16 tournaments through the 2012-13 season. This marks the 33rd consecutive season of PBA coverage. *2012 PBA World Series of Bowling Preview* . As part […]

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Bowling says goodbye to Tony Reyes

The sport of bowling has lost one of its champions. Former PBA tour champion Tony Reyes was killed when he was struck by a car as he tried to exit his crash damaged vehicle early Friday on Redwood City, California freeway. According to the California Highway Patrol, Reyes was on northbound Highway 101 in his […]

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Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova tennis bowl

Tennis superstars Maria Sharapova and No. 2 ranked men’s star Novak Djokovic revolutionized the sport of tennis during their careers. Now they have revolutionized bowling, in a recent video that posted on Youtube. The two did were performing a series of promotions for Head Tennis on speed vs. instinct. The video shows them using tennis […]

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BPAA-Pepsi Program Shines This Summer

. The Bowling Proprietors Association of America (BPAA) and Pepsi have teamed up to encourage active BPAA centers to fill out a BPAA-Pepsi contract and enroll in the National BPAA-Pepsi Program. Enrollment encourages centers to exclusively pour Pepsi post-mix products, and enables proprietors to collect a share of over $3 million in rebates annually. Terry […]

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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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With Bowl Expo Done, USBC & National Bowling Stadium Set Improvements

United States Bowling Congress (USBC), Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority (RSCVA) and the city of Reno have agreed to use a $2 room tax to stimulate revenue for planned improvements to the National Bowling Stadium. The deal figures prominently for the United States Bowling Congress, which has agreed to continue to host several of its key championship […]

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Sarasota League Bowls in Boxers for Charity

In a true leg up for both bowling and nonprofits, a group decided to step outside the box—ers. “Bowling in Boxers,” an event started by a Sarasota LGBT bowling league recently kicked off its 13th Annual event at the AMF Gulf Gate Lanes in Sarasota, Fla. The event, organized to raise awareness, money and support […]

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“Godfather of Bowling” Joe Schmidt Passes Away

Condolences go out to the family of Joseph Schmidt, the crowned “Godfather of Bowling” in the New York area. Schmidt, or “Smiling Joey,” as he was known by close friends and family, passed away Saturday morning. Schmidt was best known for organizing the Capitol District Junior and Pro-Scoring League and being a charter member for […]

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BPAA Announces School of Entertainment Center Management to its Bowling University Lineup

The Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America (BPAA), announced plans to add the FEC-focused School of Entertainment Center Management to its Bowling University curriculum. The ECM school will consist of a 6-day, 30+ hour course that will be offered at the International Bowling Campus in Arlington, Texas, starting Sept. 30. It will cover a facet of […]

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Cedar Lanes Bowling Center To End 50 Year Historic Run, but not without a fight

The historic Cedar Lanes Bowling Center plans to close its doors after 50 years of service. Employees and staff were notified of the closing last week, it is to be made effective June 3rd. For some of the center’s longtime patrons, the closing will be emotional, the memories made on the lanes will be the […]

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