Archive | April, 2019

April 2019

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Cyber Report #1053

E-dition No. 1,053 • Friday, April 19, 2019 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com) PBA Visit Benefits Local Youth in Portland, Maine Perhaps one of the reasons the fans in Portland, Maine, have embraced the Professional Bowlers Association and its players so strongly, and vice versa, is that the visits to Maine’s largest city (fewer than 67,000 […]

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Cyber Report #1052

E-dition No. 1,052 • Friday, April 11, 2019 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com) PBA Viewership Leaves 2018 Numbers in the Dust The PBA Tour’s historic television package with FOX Sports and its social media impact, boosted by its new relationship with FloSports, continue to show impressive gains in 2019.  During the PBA World Series of Bowling […]

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Cyber Report #1051

E-dition No. 1,051 • Friday, April 5, 2019 Editor: Bob Johnson (bjibob@aol.com)   19 Bowling Shows Added to CBS Sports Network Schedule In addition to its schedule of PBA Tour telecasts, CBS Sports Network will televise 19 bowling shows in 2019, with the finals of eight events televised live, including the stepladder finals of five […]

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CORPORATE RAIDER IRWIN JACOBS DEAD

Irwin Jacobs, who acquired AMF Inc. in 1985 in a “hostile takeover,” has died along with his wife, Alexandra, in what is being described a murder-suicide. Both were 77. The couple was found at its home in Minnetonka, Minn. In recent years, Alexandra reportedly had been suffering from dementia, and often was seen in a […]

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CBS Sports Network Adds 19 Events to Schedule

In addition to its schedule of PBA Tour telecasts, CBS Sports Network will televise 19 bowling shows in 2019, with the finals of eight events televised live, including the stepladder finals of five major tournaments. The finals of every major on the PWBA Tour will be televised live, starting with the USBC Queens stepladder finals […]

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