Pro Bowling

Broadway Sports Center to Host Mark Roth Fundraiser

September 29th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Broadway Sports Center to Host Mark Roth Fundraiser

Broadway Sports Center in Cheektowaga, N.Y., will host a fundraiser for PBA Tour legend, Mark Roth, on November 2 from 12-5 p.m. Roth, a 34-time PBA Tour titlist who still holds the record for most titles won in a single season (eight in 1978, followed by seven more in 1979), suffered a massive stroke in […]


Promotions Enhance WSOB Finals Experience for Fans

September 26th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Promotions Enhance WSOB Finals Experience for Fans

Fans attending the GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling ESPN TV Finals tapings Nov. 1-2 at the new South Point Bowling Stadium in Las Vegas will be able to take advantage of several promotions to enhance their spectator experience. The PBA Bowling Challenge will award a lucky fan before each ESPN telecast the opportunity to take […]


Weber ‘Out-Melts’ Papelbon in ESPN ‘SportsNation’ Poll

September 25th, 2014 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

PBA Hall of Famer Pete Weber, visiting Los Angeles to “star” in an upcoming ESPN “This is Sports Center” commercial, was invited to make a surprise appearance on ESPN’s “SportsNation” program, and participated with hosts Michelle Beadle, Marcellus Wiley and Max Kellerman in a fan-interactive game called “That’s how I roll…” The almost nine-minute segment closed […]


PBA Launches ‘PBA Network’

September 19th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

PBA Launches 'PBA Network'

The Professional Bowlers Association has announced the launch of the PBA Network, a multi-platform media umbrella built for fans and highlighted by televised and digital event coverage of the best players in the world competing for the most coveted titles in the sport. Through the PBA Network, fans will have unprecedented access to the PBA […]


Chris Keane elected 2014 PBA50 Tour Dick Weber Sportsmanship Award Winner

September 18th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Chris Keane elected 2014 PBA50 Tour Dick Weber Sportsmanship Award Winner

Veteran PBA50 Tour player Chris Keane of Cape Coral, Florida, has been selected as the Dick Weber Sportsmanship Award winner for the 2014 PBA50 Tour season in voting by his fellow competitors. Keane, 56, has been competing on the PBA50 Tour for four seasons. He has a career-high finish of 12th which came in the […]


2015 Luci Bonneau Tournament to Count as National PBA Title

September 17th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

2015 Luci Bonneau Tournament to Count as National PBA Title

A piece of breaking news posted moments ago on the Facebook page for the Striking Against Breast Cancer Mixed Doubles tournament announced that the 2015 tournament will count for a national PBA title. Winners previously were awarded a regional PBA title as long as they were PBA members. Here is the full text of the […]


D.J. Archer Posts Emotional 878 Series; Maldonado Dominating PBA Southwest Region

September 17th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

D.J. Archer Posts Emotional 878 Series; Maldonado Dominating PBA Southwest Region

MOTHER’S PASSING INSPIRES D.J. ARCHER’S NEAR-PERFECT 878 SERIES PBA Tour player D.J. Archer of Mineral Wells, Texas, turned an occasion of sorrow into a moment of inspiration on the day of his mother’s death, bowling the highest three-game series of his life. After learning that his mother, Sharon, 59, passed away Monday morning in Baton […]


29 Titles Up for Grabs in Expanded 2015 PBA Tour Season Schedule

September 17th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

An expanded schedule of tournament activity is on tap for the Professional Bowlers Association for calendar year 2015, including three major championships, six Xtra Frame tournaments, three doubles events and nine PBA International-World Bowling Tour tournaments among 29 PBA Tour title events. The comprehensive schedule of PBA events includes 22 PBA television programs on ESPN […]


PBA DHC Japan Invitational Enhances WSOB’s International Impact

September 14th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

The Professional Bowlers Association’s World Series of Bowling VI, along with its new relationships with the bowling community in Japan, have combined to create a new PBA DHC Japan Invitational tournament in January that will be an important event in the international bowling community. It also will kick off the PBA’s 2015 Tour schedule. The […]


Milwaukee to Host Two 2015 PBA Tour Stops

September 10th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Milwaukee to Host Two 2015 PBA Tour Stops

“Mega-television weekend” in store for Indianapolis. The world’s best bowlers will return to Milwaukee in late January to compete in the preliminary rounds of two Professional Bowlers Association championship tournaments – the PBA Players Championship and the Mark Roth/Marshall Holman PBA Doubles Championship – leading into a mega-television weekend in Indianapolis as part of the […]



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