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Stars collide in PBA50 Tour

Norm Duke, Tom Baker, Pete Weber, Parker Bohn III, and Walter Ray Sr.. Sounds like a roll-call for Hall of Fame inductees. On Tuesday, it was the stepladder finals of the PBA50 United Healthcare Sun Bowl, held at the Spanish Spring Lanes in The Villages, Fla.. The five Hall of Fame bowlers have a combined […]

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ESPN and the PBA nailed it Sunday during the annual World Series Bowling competition

The PBA returned Sunday afternoon with the airing of the Cheetah Championship, held at the at South Point Hotel, Casino and Bowling Center on ESPN. As a part of the World Series of Bowling and for the first the first time in history, the world was able to see what some of the world’s best bowlers – including […]

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PBA plans to introduce blue dyed lanes during upcoming ESPN telecast

On Dec. 1, the Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) will make it’s annual debut on ESPN, and it plans on making the occasion a historic experience. A blue dye will be added to the lane conditions for ESPN’s telecast of five World Series of Bowling championship events. The PBA teamed up with Brunswick – its official […]

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PBA’s first 900 three-game series goes to Joe Scarborough of Charlotte, N.C.

Cross off another historical mark for the PBA this season. Joe Scarborough of Charlotte, N.C. bowled the league’s first 900 three-game series at the PBA50 event in The Villages, Fla., opening with 37 straight strikes. Scarborough broke the record for most consecutive 300’s in a senior event, highest three-game series and tied the mark for most 300’s in […]

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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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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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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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“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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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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