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   February 13, 1999

Table of Contents
~ PBA telecast
~ PBA Adds Instant Replay
~ PWBA Telecast
~ PWBA Updates--New Link
~ Jerome Bettis to Open ABC Nationals Tournament
~ Meet Team USA
~ League Questions Answered
~ Stories and Ideas Welcomed
~ And Finally


***** PBA Telecast *****
Looks like it will be another battle of the left-handed roommates on the telecast again this weekend. The taping will be Saturday at 3 PM ET, with the show airing on ESPN Sunday from 4-5:30 PM. This is Lonnie's first PBA telecast. Good luck to everyone!

1. Parker Bohn III
2. Jason Couch
3. Steve Jaros
4. Ricky Ward
5. Lonnie Waliczek

Root for your favorites on our The Pro Tours (Available to AOL Members Only) message board.


***** PBA Adds Instant Replay *****
National newspapers that don't usually cover bowling have seen fit to cover the PBA's decision to add instant replay to its decision-making process regarding questionable calls. For more information, check out the PBA press release at:
PBA Tour


***** PWBA Updates--New Links *****
The Greater Atlanta Open airs on ESPN2 (The Deuce) on Tuesday, February 16th, at 4 PM ET. It reairs on Sunday, February 21 (Monday morning if you prefer), on ESPN at midnight ET.

Some people have had trouble getting timely updates from the www.pwba.com site, so if you visit the PWBA site, and can't find the results you are looking for, here's another venue to get round-by-round results. Be warned: the site posts winners before the telecast airs, so if you want to be surprised, don't look!

http://www.fantasybowling.com/autoform/test7.html


***** Jerome Bettis to Open ABC Nationals Tournament *****
ABC National Tournament opening ceremonies will feature Pittsburgh Stealers' star running back Jerome Bettis Feb. 13 at the Encounter in Syracuse, N.Y. Bettis whose bowling career boasts a lifetime average over 200 and one 300 game, is the first in what ABC hopes to be an annual ambassador to the sport--celebrities who also bowl.
Now if AMF could only show Michael Jordan bowling!


***** Meet Team USA *****
Wonder who's representing the U.S. in our sport? Want to SEE bowling's Team USA? The men's and women's teams are featured at:
http://www.bowl.org/USA_Bowl/TeamUSA.htm

And coming in the next few weeks, you'll get a chance to Meet Team USA through featured chats with the teams--a Bowling Forum exclusive!


***** League Questions Answered *****
Is a dispute disrupting your league? Are you a new secretary, and have questions that no one seems to be able to answer? The answer is now only an email away. Just write to: [email protected].


***** Stories and Ideas Welcomed *****
Keglers Connection is the official newsletter of the Grandstand Bowling Forum. We want it to be your first choice for information in the bowling world, coming to your e-mail box every weekend. So we ask a simple question: What can we do to make it better for you? If you love us, tell your bowling friends how to get their free subscription. If you have ways for us to improve, e-mail us your stories and ideas using the link below.


***** And Finally ******
We thank you for your time, and we thank you for the wonderful comments we receive each week.

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