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PBA Chris Paul Celebrity Invitational Bowling Tournament at Lucky Strike Lanes

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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World Series of Bowling

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 est. 1959

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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Steve Cook

Hall of Fame bowler Steve Cook purchases Citrus Heights bowling center

Professional Bowling Association Hall of Fame inductee Steve Cook has accomplished essentially everything there is in bowling. 15 professional titles, the ’81 Tournament of Champions, ’86 U.S. Open, and ’83 Touring Players Championship. Now he attempts to tackle yet another side of the sport. Ownership. The 6’7” California native now stands over Fireside Lanes, a bowling […]

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