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WBT Finals to Feature Experimental Scoring System

October 23rd, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

WBT Finals to Feature Experimental Scoring System

International task force develops fast-paced, easy-to-understand format for match play competition Athletes and bowling fans around the world will be introduced to a proposed new scoring system for competitive bowling during the World Bowling Tour (WBT) Men’s and Women’s Finals in Las Vegas on November 2. The experimental scoring system for competitive bowling is the […]


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 […]


PHOTOS: Today Show Hosts Go Bowling

October 17th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

PHOTOS: Today Show Hosts Go Bowling

This morning’s edition of The Today Show featured hosts Willie Geist, Tamron Hall, Matt Lauer, Natalie Morales and Al Roker shoeing up and taking to the lanes. Each host threw shots on a portable bowling lane installed outdoors by John and Joe LaSpina of Maple Family Centers that they call “1 Lane to Go.” The […]


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 […]


IBMHOF Awarded Presenting Sponsorship of WSOB VI PBA Challenge Telecast

October 14th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

IBMHOF Awarded Presenting Sponsorship of WSOB VI PBA Challenge Telecast

The International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame will be presenting sponsor of the PBA Challenge telecast on ESPN on Sunday, Jan. 18, PBA Commissioner Tom Clark has announced. The presenting sponsorship was awarded by the PBA to create awareness for the IBMHOF, which is located in Arlington, Texas. The PBA Challenge presented by the […]


HOAX: Big Lebowski 2 NOT in Development

October 11th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Our earlier report that development of a sequel to the cult-classic bowling film, The Big Lebowski, was underway has turned out to be the result of a hoax by satirical website, The National Report, which kindled the hopes of Lebowski fans everywhere (including Bowlers Journal!) that a sequel to the beloved cult-classic bowling film was […]


Professional Women’s Bowling Tour to Re-launch

October 11th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

USBC, BPAA announce three-year agreement to resume PWBA after 11-year hiatus The Professional Women’s Bowling Association (PWBA) Tour will re-launch in 2015 with a three-year funding commitment from the United States Bowling Congress (USBC) and Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America (BPAA). Preliminary plans call for a nine-event tour running from mid-summer through early fall. “We […]


Qualifying for 2015 Pan American Games Open to all USBC members

October 2nd, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

All United States Bowling Congress members will have a chance to represent the United States at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto in July based on the qualification process recently announced. Two men and two women will represent Team USA at the Pan American Games, which is considered the most important event in the […]


BowlTV Announces Collegiate Live Streaming Schedule

September 26th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

BowlTV Announces Collegiate Live Streaming Schedule

BOWL.com’s BowlTV will provide hundreds of hours of coverage of college bowling competition again this season. The schedule kicks off with the NCAA Kat Klash, hosted by reigning NCAA champions Sam Houston State, in Houston from Nov. 21-23. A pair of United States Bowling Congress Collegiate Tier I events will be on the schedule just before Christmas, […]


USBC President Andrew Cain Addresses New Round of Layoffs

September 19th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

USBC President Andrew Cain Addresses New Round of Layoffs

Bowlers Journal International has confirmed that at least 12 employees at the International Bowling Campus in Arlington, Texas, were laid off on Wednesday, Sept. 17. The layoffs affected employees in both the United States Bowling Congress and the Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America. Some sources have suggested to BJI that this latest in a line […]



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