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“Rookie” Marshall Kent Wins First PBA Title at 8th Kingdom International Open

December 2nd, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

“Rookie” Marshall Kent Wins First PBA Title at 8th Kingdom International Open

Professional Bowlers Association rookie Marshall Kent of Yakima, Washington, won his first PBA Tour title Tuesday, defeating Sweden’s Martin Larsen, 257-206, to claim the eighth Kingdom International Open title at Universal Bowling Center Tuesday. Kent earned $10,000 and became eligible to enter the 50th anniversary Barbasol PBA Tournament of Champions in Indianapolis in February. The […]


PBA Returns to ESPN Dec. 14 With Cheetah Championship

December 2nd, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

PBA Returns to ESPN Dec. 14 With Cheetah Championship

As the 2014 PBA Tour season enters the homestretch, the PBA Cheetah Championship presented by PBA Bowling Challenge Mobile Game begins nearly five months of ESPN television coverage on Dec. 14 at 1 p.m. ET. The winter return of PBA coverage to ESPN will wrap up a year that saw PBA fans discover unprecedented access […]


Dom Barrett Defends Title in Star-Studded Qatar Open

November 28th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Dom Barrett Defends Title in Star-Studded Qatar Open

Dom Barrett won an all-England championship match, defeating country Stuart Williams, 395-388, in the two-game title match to successfully defending his Qatar Open title at Qatar Bowling Center Thursday. Barrett earned $40,000 and his fourth PBA Tour title. The Qatar Open is a PBA International Tour-World Bowling Tour event. After the two English bowlers tied […]


Buffalo Area PBA Players Struggling Through Historic Snowfall

November 21st, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Buffalo Area PBA Players Struggling Through Historic Snowfall

Two-time Professional Bowlers Association titlist Ryan Ciminelli feels lucky today to be among the survivors of what may be the worst snowstorm to bury the Buffalo, New York, area in a century. Ciminelli, a 28-year-old lifelong resident of Buffalo suburb Cheektowaga, explained his harrowing story while taking a break Friday from trying to clear more […]


Korea’s Park Wins 28th Round1 Japan Cup

November 16th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Korea’s Kyung Shin Park became his country’s first Round1 Japan Cup winner Saturday when he defeated Japan’s Akio Ishihara, 241-203, in the 28th edition of the international tournament. Park, who ended Professional Bowlers Association Hall of Famer Walter Ray Williams Jr.’s bid for history in the Round of 8 at Minami Suna Round1, earned $51,700 […]


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 […]



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