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WSOB VI Set to Kick Off With PBA Challenge Qualifiers

October 22nd, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

WSOB VI Set to Kick Off With PBA Challenge Qualifiers

The GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling VI gets underway Friday, Oct. 24 with live Xtra Frame coverage of the PBA Challenge presented by the International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame qualifying rounds that will provide fans with a snapshot of PBA’s diversity and star power competing to make an ESPN show. The PBA […]


Glass, Peters, Wilt Elected to PBA Hall of Fame

October 20th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Glass, Peters, Wilt Elected to PBA Hall of Fame

Bob Glass, a dominant player during a 10-year career on the PBA50 Tour; former Microsoft executive Chris Peters, who played a key role as a new owner in reviving the Professional Bowlers Association, and Barb Wilt, the longest-tenured employee in PBA history, have been elected to the PBA Hall of Fame. Induction ceremonies will be […]


USBC, BPAA Reveal Further Details on PWBA “Re-Launch”

October 16th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

USBC, BPAA Reveal Further Details on PWBA “Re-Launch”

The United States Bowling Congress and the Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America held a conference call for media members yesterday to address their recent announcement of an initiative to “re-launch” the Professional Women’s Bowling Association Tour, which dissolved in 2003 under financial strain. That story, released early in the evening on Friday, Oct. 10, stated […]


“Action” Jackson, Chris Barnes to Bowl $10,000 Winner-Take-All Match at WSOB VI

October 16th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

“Action” Jackson, Chris Barnes to Bowl $10,000 Winner-Take-All Match at WSOB VI

JT “Action” Jackson, who earned his nickname by bowling “action” with his comedian friends in Los Angeles, has challenged 17-time PBA Tour champion Chris Barnes of Double Oak, Texas, to a one-game, All-In Showdown match that will be webcast live on PBA’s Xtra Frame online bowling channel on Friday, Oct. 24, from South Point Bowling […]


Marshall Holman to Join Xtra Frame Crew at WSOB VI

October 16th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Marshall Holman to Join Xtra Frame Crew at WSOB VI

PBA legend Marshall Holman will return to the broadcast booth when he joins the Xtra Frame coverage team for the GEICO PBA World Series of Bowling VI as color commentator, PBA Vice President of Media Dave Schroeder announced today. The PBA Hall of Famer and 22-time PBA Tour titlist will join Xtra Frame and ESPN […]


Applications Being Accepted for 2014 Tony Reyes Community Service Award

October 11th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

The Professional Bowlers Association is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Tony Reyes Community Service award, named in honor of the late PBA Tour player in recognition of his service to the bowling community. The award will be presented to a PBA member in good standing, based upon the extraordinary community service, charitable and/or educational […]


PBA Announces New Xtra Frame “Season Ticket”

October 11th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

New package offers up to 15 months of access for the price of 12 months The Professional Bowlers Association’s exclusive online video-streaming service, Xtra Frame, is now offering PBA fans around the world a front row seat to an expanded 2015 season through a new Xtra Frame Season Ticket, which will provide subscribers with up […]


PBA, Bowlmor AMF Sign Entitlement Partnership Agreement

October 8th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

PBA, Bowlmor AMF Sign Entitlement Partnership Agreement

Bowlmor AMF to become Official Partner of PBA, host of Chris Paul PBA Celebrity Invitational The Professional Bowlers Association and Bowlmor AMF, the world’s largest operator of bowling centers, have entered into an entitlement partnership agreement that will make Bowlmor AMF an official partner of the PBA and official host of the 2015 Chris Paul […]


Battle for Final WSOB Berths Nearing Conclusion

October 3rd, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Battle for Final WSOB Berths Nearing Conclusion

The battles for eight PBA Regional, eight PBA Women’s Regional and eight PBA50 Tour berths in the PBA World Series of Bowling VI is almost over with the Sunday, Oct. 12, qualifying deadline rapidly approaching. In each case, eight players will earn paid entries into the World Series and they will compete in eight-game, round-robin […]


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 […]



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