PBA League

2015 PBA League

04/20/15

Silver Lake Atom Splitters repeat as PBA League Elias Cup champions

Anchor bowler Dick Allen wins Mark Roth MVP Award after clutch 10th-frame performances

2015PBALChampionsSilverLakeAtomSplitters_small.jpgHelped greatly by a series of clutch 10th-frame strikes, the Bass Pro Shops Silver Lake Atom Splitters (pictured) won their second straight PBA League Elias Cup with an impressive 5-1 decision over the Wheaties L.A. X at Bayside Bowl. At the close of the competition – eight days after escaping serious injury in an automobile accident – Silver Lake anchor bowler Dick Allen was selected as the PBA League's Mark Roth Most Valuable Player.

2015 PBA League

04/14/15

Silver Lake Atom Splitters to face off against L.A. X in PBA Elias Cup Finals

Last year's finalists will battle it out in a re-match of the 2014 Elias Cup Finals on ESPN Sunday, April 19 at 1 p.m. ET

2014PBALSilverLakeAtomSplitters_small.jpg201213PBALLosAngelesX_small.jpgAfter yet another ESPN PBA League telecast that featured dramatic sudden-death roll-offs to determine the winners, the defending champion Bass Pro Shop Silver Lake Atom Splitters and Wheaties L.A. X survived to win their semifinal rounds last Sunday to advance to the 2015 PBA Elias Cup Finals at Bayside Bowl in Portland, Maine. The teams will battle it out in a re-match of the 2014 Elias Cup Finals on ESPN Sunday, April 19 at 1 p.m. ET.

2015 PBA League

04/13/15

Silver Lake Atom Splitters, L.A. X advance to PBA League Elias Cup Finals

Two more sudden-death roll-offs needed to decide championship finalists

2014PBALSilverLakeAtomSplitters_small.jpg201213PBALLosAngelesX_small.jpgThe defending champion Silver Lake Atom Splitters and the L.A. X survived an intense semifinal round, capped by two more sudden-death roll-offs, to advance to the third annual PBA League Elias Cup Finals. The semifinal round, which aired last Sunday on ESPN, completed a highly-competitive Baker team series at Bayside Bowl which saw all six best-of-two-game elimination matches decided by sudden-death roll-offs.

2015 PBA League

04/07/15

PBA League semifinal matches air Sunday at 2 p.m. ET on ESPN

Pittsburgh Jack Rabbits will meet L.A. X; BROOKLyN STyLES will take on Silver Lake Atom Splitters

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After quarterfinal wins by the Pittsburgh Jack Rabbits and L.A. X last Sunday, the semifinal field for the third annual PBA League Elias Cup Playoffs is set for Sunday's telecast (April 12) on ESPN at 2 p.m. ET. In best-of-two-game Baker format team matches, the Jack Rabbits will meet L.A. X while the BROOKLyN STyLES will battle the defending champion Silver Lake Atom Splitters. The two semifinal winners will advance to the Elias Cup Finals on ESPN Sunday, April 19 at 1 p.m. ET.

2015 PBA League

04/05/15

Pittsburgh, L.A. X complete PBA League semifinal round field

Two more quarterfinal round matches decided in sudden-death roll-offs

201213PBALPittsburghJackRabbits_small.jpg201213PBALLosAngelesX_small.jpgThe semifinal field for the third annual PBA League Elias Cup playoffs was completed when the HotelPlanner.com Pittsburgh Jack Rabbits and Wheaties L.A. X won one-ball sudden-death roll-offs before a sold-out crowd at Bayside Bowl. With their victories, Pittsburgh and L.A. will join the Concrete Software BROOKLYN STyLES and defending champion Bass Pro Shops Silver Lake Atom Splitters in the semifinal round.

2015 PBA League

04/01/15

PBA League Quarterfinal action continues Sunday on ESPN at 3:30 p.m. ET

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The road to the PBA League Elias Cup continues with quarterfinal action Sunday, April 5 on ESPN from Bayside Bowl in Portland, Maine. The third and fourth quarterfinal matches will air at 3:30 p.m. ET when the Pittsburgh Jack Rabbits meet the Dallas Strikers followed by the fourth quarterfinal Baker format match between Motown Muscle and L.A. X. The four quarterfinal round winners will advance to the semifinal round on ESPN on Sunday, April 12, at 2 p.m. ET.

2015 PBA League

03/30/15

Brooklyn, Silver Lake advance to PBA League Semifinal Round

Maine bowling fans cheer non-stop as opening matches go to sudden-death roll-offs

201213PBALBrooklynStyles_small.jpg2014PBALSilverLakeAtomSplitters_small.jpgWith a sold-out crowd cheering loudly throughout the competition, the Concrete Software BROOKLYN STyLES and Bass Pro Shops Silver Lake Atom Splitters each won a one-ball sudden-death roll-off at Bayside Bowl to advance to the semifinal round of the PBA League Elias Cup playoffs. The opening round of PBA League competition, which took place at Bayside Bowl in Portland, Maine, aired Sunday on ESPN.

2015 PBA League

03/19/15

PBA returns to ESPN on March 29 to begin four-week PBA League Series

Eight all-star teams ready to battle for Elias Cup in PBA's first national tour visit to Maine

2012PBALeagueLogo_small.jpgThe stars of the Professional Bowlers Association return to ESPN on Sunday, March 29 at 5 p.m. ET with the first in a four-week series of PBA League telecasts, concluding with the Elias Cup finals on Sunday, April 19, at 1 p.m. ET. All PBA League competition will take place at Bayside Bowl in Portland, Maine, as part of a six-day "Maine Event" which gets underway on Thursday, March 26. Competition officially gets underway on Saturday, March 28, with two PBA League quarterfinal round elimination matches.

2015 PBA League

03/03/15

Wheaties signs on as sponsor of PBA League, L.A. X team

General Mills brand to debut during PBA League Elias Cup playoffs in Portland, Maine

2012WheatiesBoxMuhammadAli_small.jpg The PBA and Wheaties have reached an agreement to have the General Mills brand come on as a sponsor for both the 2015 PBA League playoffs and as presenting sponsor of team L.A. X later this month at Bayside Bowl in Portland, Maine. Wheaties is well known for featuring prominent athletes on the exterior of the package (pictured: Muhammad Ali, 2012). The sponsorship package will include on-site signage during the PBA League Elias Cup Playoffs, as well as 30-second commercials on the four ESPN telecasts originating from the event.

2015 PBA League

11/01/14

BROOKLYN STyLES make Sean Rash first pick in 2015 PBA League Draft

PBA World Championship top qualifier Wes Malott goes No. 2 by Pittsburgh Jack Rabbits

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Sean Rash (pictured) of Montgomery, Ill., was the first of 40 players selected in the 2015 PBA League Draft, held Friday at South Point Bowling Plaza. Eight PBA League teams will compete for the Elias Cup in two days of competition at Bayside Bowl in Portland, Maine, March 28-29. Draft order was determined by a random drawing. The BROOKLYN STyLES are managed by PBA Hall of Famer Johnny Petraglia.

PBA League News

10/31/14

Draft-eligible list set for Friday's 2015 PBA League Draft

Xtra Frame to cover player selections live at 3 p.m. ET from South Point Bowling Plaza

2012PBALeagueLogo_small.jpgAn all-star list of bowling stars has set confirmed for Friday's 2015 PBA League Draft, which will be conducted Friday at 3 p.m. ET 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 eight-team PBA League will compete for the Elias Cup March 28-30 at Bayside Bowl in Portland, Maine. The Elias Cup will be decided by points earned in singles, doubles, trio and Baker team matches.

PBA League News

08/29/14

2015 PBA League Draft set for live Xtra Frame coverage on October 31

Team managers to draft new rosters during PBA World Series of Bowling VI in Las Vegas

2012PBALeagueLogo_small.jpgWho will be the first player selected when the Professional Bowlers Association conducts its 2015 PBA League Draft on Friday, Oct. 31, during the PBA World Series of Bowling VI? Reigning Player of the Year Jason Belmonte? Hall of Famer Pete Weber? A left-hander, right-hander, budding future star? A live international audience watching the draft on PBA's Xtra Frame will be the first to know as eight team managers select all-new team rosters in preparation for the PBA Tour's first-ever visit to the state of Maine.

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