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Whatever happened to all those matching team bowling shirts?

April 12, 2015 It has been nearly 40 years since I started bowling in a league. Much has remained constant in those years. The four point scoring system is still the method used to measure success. more »»

A typical Opening Day in Cleveland

April 12, 2015 There’s a difference between what you think and what you know you’re supposed to think. This becomes an issue for me every April, when the Cleveland Indians have their home opener. more »»

Now, the fun begins at Masters

April 9, 2015 AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Already, it’s a Masters unlike any other for Tiger Woods. On Wednesday his playing partners ranged in age from 6 to 63. more »»

In the middle of an exciting bowling version of a pennant race

April 5, 2015 In my Monday night bowling league at Dunn’s Lanes, five teams are at or near the top of the standings. To suggest that it is anybody’s half to win would be an understatement. more »»

25 things

March 29, 2015 Saying goodbye to winter and hello to spring (ostensibly) ... let’s do 25 things. 1. more »»

Standing the test of time: The Senior League at the K of C Lanes

March 29, 2015 The term that best describes the place may well be cozy. Of course if you have any claustrophobia issues you may use a different word. For sure, the place is small, quaint and unique. more »»

NASCAR fans buzzing over debris cautions

March 24, 2015 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — There’s no way to dance around the fact cautions for debris at Auto Club Speedway twice changed the outcome of the race. more »»

Then and now: Bowling and other news from 1977 and this week

March 22, 2015 Some of my most loyal readers were talking the other day about columns I have written in the past about, well, the past. They enjoyed seeing names of fellow bowlers from years ago. more »»

Moore life lessons

March 3, 2015 About a decade ago, there were T-shirts that were quite popular. “Basketball is life. The rest is details.” One could find a shirt to fit any sport or activity. more »»

Remarkable city bowling tournament closes with a perfecto

March 1, 2015 As I waited for the final results to be tabulated, I surveyed the scene at Heritage Family Center. It was Friday and the clock was nearing 11 p.m.. more »»

Giambi’s career more, and less, than numbers

February 21, 2015 With Jason Giambi, it’s never about the numbers. Yes, Giambi hit more than 400 home runs in his major league career. Yes, he won an MVP award. more »»

Say, did you ever wonder what goes on behind those bowling pins?

February 15, 2015 My league bowling career spans nearly 40 years. For many of those I sat and listened to the calls of “180 on six” or “deadwood on 12” or “ball on 10. more »»

Rediscovering the fan inside

February 12, 2015 For a while, it was concerning. When you go to so many games as a reporter, ostensibly as an unbiased observer, do you forget how to be a fan? It was something that had come up over the years. more »»

Local bowling community mourns loss of a sports icon

February 8, 2015 We received the news Monday evening. After throwing shadow balls in our league at Dunn’s Lanes, proprietor Pat Weidner took to the PA and made the announcement. more »»

Pats overcome adversity for their latest championship

February 2, 2015 PHOENIX (AP) — The celebration seemed muted, maybe because these Patriots had gone through so much just to have a chance to win. more »»

Gambling money balanced evenly

February 2, 2015 GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Lines were out the door at some Las Vegas sports books in the hours before the Super Bowl, with bettors eager to take their shot at a game that oddsmakers called a tossup. more »»

High school bowling: Comparing the game to other team sports

February 1, 2015 Perseverance might be the best word to describe my week. I decided to take in a high school bowling match on Tuesday. more »»

Flag on the play

January 25, 2015 Use any argument you want when talking about the New England Patriots and their use of deflated footballs. Just, please, avoid this one: “The score was 45-7. It didn’t make a difference anyway. more »»

Here’s a little sound advice to all the bowling enthusiasts out there

January 25, 2015 My bowling game tends to leave a lot to be desired. As a result, I rarely offer advice to fellow bowlers. more »»

 
 
 

 

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