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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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2012 AMF World Cup Champion: Singapore’s Shayna Ng

The 48th QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup (Nov 24 to Dec 2) in Poland finished Saturday, crowning  23 year old Singapore native Shayna Ng as this year’s champion. Shayna defeated two-time defending champion Aumi Guerra, who was looking to win a third straight title. Ng posted scores of 224, 267 and 247 to win the championship; unseating Guerra […]

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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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Thanksgiving, football and bowling

America has unique ways of celebrating Thanksgiving. Whether families gather to eat and watch the NFL or it’s playing board games, people are getting more creative with every season that passes by. But not everyone has the same advantages on this holiday and for one Charter School, the charitable creativity bar has just been moved […]

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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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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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Bowling center holiday promotion ideas: BPAA/SYSCO Food Service Program

Bowling centers have the opportunity to earn $10 in cash rebates on each case of whole turkeys, purchased under the BPAA/SYSCO program. The promotion provides qualified and compliant member bowling centers with a highly competitive and value-added food service appropriation, distribution and marketing program. This cash rebate will allow proprietors and mangers the opportunity to […]

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Bowling center technology news: Mobile apps

. . Mobile Marketing Solutions Why Bowling  Centers Should Use Text Marketing Video BPAA members can now enroll into a mobile marketing through 3Seventy, a leading provider in mobile marketing solutions. The application will allow independent bowling centers throughout the United States the ability to provide low-cost, high end text message marketing and mobile websites through. Each center will be […]

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