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Sullins Becoming a ‘Legend’ in PBA50 Regional Competition

November 15th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Sullins Becoming a 'Legend' in PBA50 Regional Competition

Five-time PBA Tour and three-time PBA50 Tour winner Harry Sullins, who also goes by the moniker “The Legend,” isn’t letting the grass grow under his feet. On Sunday, Sullins defeated Tim Kauble of Marion, Ohio, 218-188, to win the PBA50 Victory Lanes Midwest/Central Open in Kankakee, Ill., for his sixth PBA50 Regional title of the […]


Williams Headlines Field of 8 Japan Cup Finalists

November 14th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Williams Headlines Field of 8 Japan Cup Finalists

A month after celebrating his 55th birthday, Professional Bowlers Association Hall of Famer, Walter Ray Williams Jr. of Oxford, Florida, put himself into position to add to his stunning portfolio, advancing to the Round of 8 finals in the 28th Round1 Japan Cup Friday at Minami Suna Round 1. Williams, the only player who has […]


23 PBA Players Advance to Round1 Japan Cup Round of 64

November 13th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

23 PBA Players Advance to Round1 Japan Cup Round of 64

Twenty-three Professional Bowlers Association players who traveled to Tokyo to compete in the 28th Round1 Japan Cup have advanced to the field of 64 match play finalists at Minami Suna Round 1. After 10 qualifying games by the field of 176 players from around the world on Thursday, Japan’s Shigenori Sakata led the 32 players […]


PBA Stars Hope to Regain Round1 Japan Cup

November 11th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

PBA Stars Hope to Regain Round1 Japan Cup

A contingent of 29 Professional Bowlers Association competitors, including 20 invitees and nine PTQ hopefuls, are headed to Tokyo for the start of the 28th Round1 Japan Cup at Minami Suna Round 1 in Tokyo, hoping to return the prestigious Japan Cup to PBA hands. The Round1 Japan Cup field includes 16 PBA Tour players […]


Air Forces Network to Air PBA Telecasts to Armed Forces Around the Globe

November 7th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

The American Forces Network, a non-commercial television service made available by the U.S. Department of Defense, will continue to air PBA telecasts to more than a half million active duty, uniformed personnel based in 175 locations around the world, thanks to the renewal of an ongoing agreement with the PBA. PBA programming will be provided […]


First PBA League Trade Finalized

November 7th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

First PBA League Trade Finalized

The first trade in the 2015 PBA League program has been finalized, with BROOKLYN STyLES manager Johnny Petraglia bringing PBA Hall of Famer Walter Ray Williams Jr. back to his former team in a trade with Pittsburgh Jack Rabbits’ manager Tim Mack, who got his 2013 franchise player, Finland’s two-handed star Osku Palermaa, in return. […]


USBC’s Chad Murphy Says PWBA Will ‘Go Dark’ During Mixed Doubles Charity Tourney

November 6th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Chard Murphy, United States Bowling Congress Executive Director, demonstrated a spirit of cooperation between the International Bowling Campus and the Professional Bowlers Association Tour Thursday when he announced on Facebook that the re-launched Professional Women’s Bowling Association Tour will “go dark” during the weekend of the Striking Against Breast Cancer Mixed Doubles tournament in Houston. […]


PWBA Logo, Criteria for Prospective Hosts Released

November 5th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

The Professional Women’s Bowling Association (PWBA), which will re-launch next summer, now is accepting applications from bowling centers interested in serving as a host for a PWBA tournament. More than a decade after holding its last event, the PWBA Tour will re-launch in mid-summer of 2015 with a nine-event tour and a new logo. The […]


Rash Is First Pick in PBA League Draft

October 31st, 2014 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Rash Is First Pick in PBA League Draft

  Sean Rash was the No. 1 pick in the 2015 PBA League Draft, held this morning in the squad room of the new South Point Bowling Plaza in Las Vegas. Rash was selected by the Brooklyn Styles, managed by PBA Hall of Famer Johnny Petraglia. Here’s a complete look at the draft, first by […]


All-Star Roster of Players Set for 2015 PBA League Draft Friday; Xtra Frame to Provide Live Coverage

October 31st, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

All-Star Roster of Players Set for 2015 PBA League Draft Friday; Xtra Frame to Provide Live Coverage

An all-star list of bowling stars is set for Friday’s 2015 PBA League Draft, which will be conducted Friday at 3 p.m. ET (noon PT) from the new South Point Bowling Plaza. A live international audience will be able to watch the third annual PBA League draft on PBA’s online bowling channel, Xtra Frame. The […]



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