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  Welcome to the International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame
More than 95 million people enjoy bowling, in 90 countries spanning 6 continents!
Bowling is one of the largest participatory sports in the world.
A key part of that story is the individual efforts of bowling's legends honored in our Halls of Fame.
www.bowlingmuseum.com   (95 words)

  Bowling - MSN Encarta
The bowling surface is smooth, level, and made up of four parts: the approach, lane, pin deck, and pit.
Bowling shoes have special soles that enable a bowler to glide during the approach.
Although bowling balls come in assorted sizes and weights, those used in competition measure 21.6 cm (8.5 in) in diameter and weigh between 3.6 and 7.2 kg (8 and 16 lbs).
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761575956/Bowling.html   (1195 words)

Bowling has been traced to articles found in the tomb of an Egyptian child buried in 5200 BC.
Bowling at tenpins probably originated in Germany, not as a sport but as a religious ceremony.
The object in each frame is to roll a ball at ten bowling pins arranged in an equilateral triangle and to knock down as many pins as possible.
acm.uva.es /p/v5/584.html   (601 words)

Bowling continues to be one of the most popular indoor forms of recreation.
To offset the lose of league business, many bowling centers are remodeling and expanding as family entertainment centers to increase their appeal to families as leisure destinations and their open play business.
The former 24 lane bowling center was rebuilt in nine months using fast track design and construction techniques from fire to reopening as a contemporary 32 lane bowling center.
www.whitehutchinson.com /leisure/bowling.shtml   (1176 words)

 Doha 2006 - Bowling
Tenpin bowling is an indoor sport played all around the world on a professional, amateur and social basis.
Tenpin bowling requires a high level of hand-eye co-ordination and skill that is comparable to other technical sports, such as golf or snooker.
Bowling is a popular participation sport, with recreational bowling alleys commonly found in cities or towns worldwide.
www.doha-2006.com /gis/menuroot/sports/Bowling.aspx   (296 words)

 Welcome to the International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame
Bowling has a long and rich history, and today is one of the most popular sports in the world.
There is substantial evidence that a form of bowling was in vogue in England in 1366, when King Edward III allegedly outlawed it to keep his troops focused on archery practice.
While women had been bowling in the latter half of the nineteenth century, the American Bowling Congress was for men.
www.bowlingmuseum.com /history.asp   (773 words)

 Bowling St. James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture - Find Articles
Bowling, the sport of throwing a heavy ball down a lane and knocking over pins, has been around for centuries, and has become one of America's most democratic pastimes.
Often referred to as the "great cultural leveler," bowling is affordable, allows for the participation of both genders, all ages, skill levels, and classes,; and encourages a social camaraderie rare in other competitive sports.
The various bowling organizations were successful in determining standards for bowling play and the alleys themselves, which have remained constant throughout the twentieth century.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_g1epc/is_tov/ai_2419100164   (857 words)

 Truth about Bowling for Columbine
In an animated history send-up, with the narrator talking rapidly, Bowling equates the NRA with the Klan, suggesting NRA was founded in 1871, "the same year that the Klan became an illegal terrorist organization." Bowling goes on to depict Klansmen becoming the NRA and an NRA character helping to light a burning cross.
Bowling depicts the juvenile shooter who killed Kayla Rolland as a sympathetic youngster, from a struggling family, who just found a gun in his uncle's house and took it to school.
Bowling concludes that Canada isn't peaceful because it lacks guns and gun nuts -- it has lots of those -- but because the Canadian mass media isn't into constant hyping of fear and loathing, and the American media is. (One problem).
www.hardylaw.net /Truth_About_Bowling.html   (6481 words)

 Bowling Balls, Shoes, Bags, Equipment, the Best Pro Discount
You can count on all of our bowling bag and ball rollers to hold up to the weight of your ball and other equipment.
Here at Best Bowling, we know that heading out to the lanes is as important to some people as going to church every week (or every day) is to other people.
We understand that for some a bowling alley is a lmost like a place to worship.
www.bestbowling.com   (414 words)

Listing of bowling centers in the United States.
Resources for bowling centers, including capitol equipment, scoring, proshop equipment, trophies, etc.
Links to alternative versions of bowling such as duckpin, candle pin and other small ball versions of bowling.
www.bowlingzone.com   (115 words)

 eBay Guides - Bowling Buying Guide
Left-handed versus right-handed bowling balls: Right-handed balls are drilled with the ring finger hole an eighth of an inch further away from the thumb hole.
Bowling balls for kids: Children’s bowling balls are lighter and often feature whimsical designs or favorite cartoon characters.
Bowling ball cleaners and polishes: A variety of cleaning and polishing products enable you to keep your bowling ball looking new.
pages.ebay.com /buy/guides/bowling-buying-guide   (1023 words)

 The Seattle Times: Sports: College Football | Cougars won't go bowling
The Cougars' slim chances for a bowl were extinguished when the Emerald Bowl, to be played in San Francisco on Dec. 27, Tuesday exercised its right to pick UCLA as the opponent for Florida State (6-6).
The decision by the Emerald Bowl meant that the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl Dec. 24 had no choice but to pick Arizona State (7-5, 4-5) as its Pac-10 representative because ASU was the only Pac-10 team with a winning record and no bowl.
Bowl season gets off to a running start Dec. 19 when the nation's leading rusher — Northern Illinois' Garrett Wolfe — goes against one of the best run defenses in Texas Christian in the Poinsettia Bowl in San Diego.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/sports/2003452442_grid29.html   (943 words)

 The Jaybowl   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Bowling is a fun-filled recreational activity and competitive sport that provides endless social and competitive opportunities for students at the University of Kansas.
Bowl under the fl lights and rock music for a fun and exciting new way to bowl.
The KU Bowling Team's goal is to perform to its highest potential.
www.jayhawks.com /jaybowl   (411 words)

 Bowling Green News
A Bowling Green woman was charged with first-degree wanton endangerment after Kentucky State Police said she shot in the direction of two juveniles.
Bowling Green police release a photo of the suspect in a Bowling Green bank robbery.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Justin Haddix threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score as the Western Kentucky University football team beat Chattanooga 28-21 last night, snapping a six-game losing streak...
www.topix.net /city/bowling-green-ky   (629 words)

 Milky Way Lounge & Lanes - Jamaica Plain, MA: Bowling
By 1995, the heydays of JP Bowl were over, and the lanes lay unused until 1999, when the owners of Bella Luna Restaurant decided to transform the old JP Bowl into the Milky Way Lounge & Lanes.
The "new old" version of bowling spread quickly through New England and Eastern Canada, often existing side by side with big pin bowling as an attractive alternative for youngsters, seniors, and some women, as well as an interesting challenge for other bowlers.
A candlepin bowling show was telecast every Saturday by a Boston channel for more than 40 years, and it was one of the highest-rated shows on local television in Beantown.
www.milkywayjp.com /bowling.html   (975 words)

 Man impersonates cop to go bowling - Boston.com
Jeffrey Eugene Ferguson, 46, pulled up to a gate at Hunter Army Airfield on Saturday and showed a guard a driver's license that was cracked in half, police said.
Ferguson, who was jailed on charges of impersonating a police officer, later told authorities he found the badge at a work site.
He told them he was not trying to get any special police priviliges -- just to get on the military post to go to its bowling alley.
www.boston.com /news/odd/articles/2006/12/11/man_impersonates_cop_to_go_bowling   (208 words)

 Buy Bowling Balls, Bowling Shoes, Bowling Bags, Bowling Equipment, Bowling Accessories
Enter your zip code to find bowling centers near you.
Bowling.com offers bowling balls, bowling shoes, bowling bags, and bowling accessories at low prices with free ground shipping in the lower 48 states.
We are the foremost destination for bowling supplies on the web, offering same-day shipping on orders placed before 3 pm Eastern.
www.bowling.com   (199 words)

 Suncoast Hotel Casino Las Vegas: Bowling, Bowling Alley, Brunswick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Suncoast's 64 lane Bowling Center is a state-of-the-art Brunswick facility, providing a great game for all bowlers from the novice to the professional.
Designed with a wide center aisle with 32 lanes of bowling on each side, each of the center’s lanes is equipped with automatic scoring and touch screens so everyone can keep track of the game.
The coordinators at Suncoast who know how much fun bowling can be are more than willing to assist customers with planning all types of bowling parties from birthdays to corporate events.
www.suncoastcasino.com /bowling/index.php   (337 words)

 Birthday Express : Bowling Partyware   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
We are having a bowling party at an alley and this allows me to get everything in one place and it is perfect for transportation to the alley.
We are a bowling family and when I found this bowling party package you certainly made the pary.
When my son decided he wanted to do a bowling party for his 5th birthday I thought I was going to have make invites and do generic table settings.
www.birthdayexpress.com /bexpress/product.asp?sku=E2613   (733 words)

 Bowling for Columbine (2002)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Three years later, Michael Moore's documentary Bowling for Columbine hits theaters and earns acclaim at film festivals.
Putting this aside, Bowling for Columbine is made very well.
It certainly makes one think, and it doesn't really make one statement that the whole audience is supposed to follow.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0310793   (1042 words)

 Tenpin Bowling - everything and science
It is not just bowling science anymore, but anything to do with bowling.
Despite the popularity tenpin bowling around the world, the application of scientific principles to the sport is relatively new and for many is an untapped resource.
Bowling Trivia: For answers to interesting bowling questions, go here.
www.topendsports.com /sport/tenpin   (314 words)

 Robin's Web - Duckpin Bowling
Duckpin bowling combines the elements of fun, excitement, challenge, competition and sociability into one fantastic activity.
The sport of duckpins originated around the turn of the century and it has grown to be one the most popular sports.
Besides league bowling, duckpin bowling can be enjoyed on a casual basis, often referred to as open bowling.
www.robinsweb.com /duckpin   (262 words)

 Bowling - Cub Scout Academics & Sports Guide
Amateur Bowling Tournaments - if you're a bowler and want to find a tournament to participant in, then this is the place to look.
Bowling This Month - technical magazine for the high average bowler, pro shop and coach.
Bowling World On-Line is free and dedicated to promoting the sport.
www.geocities.com /~pack215/aands-bowling.html   (634 words)

From the satisfying smack of a solid strike to the good-natured competition of a local bowling league, this once-kitschy sport is now getting the attention it deserves.
Sure, pizza and wings count as a party but we've put together this bowling kit to make your event a little more rocking and rolling.
It's the perfect invite for your bowling party, a night at the pool hall or a retro get-together at your house.
www.plumparty.com /store/Bowling.html   (553 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Bowling (Winning Edge S.): Books: Joan L. Martin,Charlene Agne-Traub,Ruth E Tandy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This is a straightforward, value-priced book that covers the history, skills, rules, professional organizations and competitions, and the equipment used in bowling.
The content is designed to teach the fundamentals to beginning bowling students of any age and enhance the skills of experienced bowlers.
Expanded coverage of bowling for the disabled and the equipment used.
www.amazon.co.uk /Bowling-Winning-Edge-Joan-Martin/dp/0697345394   (251 words)

 Bowling - Reviews and free downloads at Download.com
Choose your character and play bowling in different themed alleys.
Choose your own characters and themes and play bowling in 3D.
Experience the thrills and spills of life on a pro bowling tour.
www.download.com /3150-7413_4-0.html   (144 words)

 Abilene Reporter News: Bowling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The sound of bowling balls thudding on the floor and falling pins filled Abilene Bowling Lanes Saturday afternoon as 38 men competed for a prize of roughly $3,000 dollars.
The first phase of the $1.3 million renovation of the 78-lane National Bowling Stadium in Reno, Nev., is finished, and organizers are making ready to receive the first USBC Women-sanctioned National Champion-ship Tourn-ament.
You may think the bigger the league, the better it is. Years ago I wanted to bowl on a league that had 12 to 20 teams.
www.reporter-news.com /abil/sp_re_bowling   (314 words)

 YouTube - bowling
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Bowling For Soup - London Bridge by Fergie
youtube.com /?v=OOlpTrzak-U   (79 words)

 Sam's Town Las Vegas
Bowling with an attitude is at Sam's Town every Friday and Saturday night.
The Extreme Bowling Experience is a combination of state-of-the-art disco-style lights, foggers and special effects that transform the bowling center into a nightclub with bowling lanes.
Extreme Bowling hits the scene every Friday and Saturday night from 11:45 p.m.
www.samstownlv.com /bowling/index.cfm   (94 words)

 Custom Bowling shirts - Retro shirts, polo shirts, bowling gifts-party supplies
Welcome to Bowling Concepts - Home of TOP RATE custom bowling shirts and all your party supplies needs.
, Bowling Concepts is home to the largest selection of bowling shirts.
Custom bowling shirts and Bowling Concepts are almost synonymous, we can make any bowling shirt more personal and fun for team building or advertising for sponsors.
www.bowlingconcepts.com   (149 words)

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