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MIKE LOGAN IS 2019 PROPRIETOR OF THE YEAR

Mike Logan, the owner of Grand Station Entertainment in College Station, Texas, has been named the 2019 recipient of the Proprietor of the Year award by the Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America. Logan will receive his award during International Bowl Expo week, June 23-27 at the Paris Las Vegas Resort in Las Vegas. A special […]

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KATHY LEITGEB TO RETIRE AS NEW YORK STATE BPA E.D.

Kathy Leitgeb is retiring as Executive Director of the New York State Bowling Proprietors Association. Her final day will be in a few weeks, and a dinner in her honor was held Thursday night. “It amazes me how time flies by,” said John LaSpina, a past president of the Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America and […]

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PBA UNVEILS 9-EVENT SUMMER TOUR SCHEDULE

Much will be at stake when the 2019 Go Bowling! PBA Summer Tour begins at the end of June. Entry into an historic PBA event in China, a new FloBowling PBA ATX Invite special event, and the inaugural United States Bowling Congress Cup all rest in the balance when the seven-city, nine-event PBA Summer Tour begins […]

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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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HOST OF ‘CELEBRITY BOWLING’ PASSES AWAY

There was a time when bowling was on television a lot. In addition to the “Pro Bowlers Tour” telecasts on ABC-TV, dozens of market areas carried “Bowling for Dollars,” typically hosted by a local sportscaster, and some carried versions of that program for kids. Some major markets had their own match-play television programs, featuring the […]

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NEW BOWLTV.COM TO OFFER MIX OF FREE, SUBSCRIPTION CONTENT

The United States Bowling Congress has launched BowlTV, a new website and video-streaming service. The website will feature a wide variety of video content, including live coverage of PWBA events, Team USA competition, USBC Collegiate and Junior Gold events, and much more. In addition to live video, BowlTV.com will host an extensive library of video-on-demand […]

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HOSKINS RETURNS TO TRACK AFTER 6-YEAR HIATUS FROM BOWLING

Track has announced the return of Steve Hoskins to its pro staff. Hoskins, who was instrumental in helping build the Track brand as a touring pro, enjoyed a 12-year PBA career and will be experiencing a homecoming as he joins #TeamEBI under the Track banner. During his career, Hoskins amassed 10 Tour titles, including the […]

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QUBICAAMF TO AGAIN PLAY KEY ROLE IN PWBA SEASON FINALE

Richmond Raceway will be the site of the season-ending Professional Women’s Bowling Association Tour Championship for the third consecutive year, and national sponsor QubicaAMF once again will be actively involved in the closing events of the PWBA Tour season. The 2019 PWBA Tour Championship is set for Sept. 15-18 at the Historic Old Dominion Building […]

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