What's On FloBowling The Week Of May 18

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With the 2020 PBA League Draft now in the rearview mirror, the focus returns to win the PBA players will able to get back on the lanes.

Although bowling centers are still mostly closed, some are open or will be opening this week. That being said, we’ll have plenty of content throughout the week if you need your bowling fix.

Here’s what’s coming up this week on FloBowling:

Monday, May 18

Two players who went early in the PBA League Draft will be featured in our series of slow motion releases. We will showcase Francois Lavoie, the No. 1 pick by the Las Vegas High Rollers, and Jason Sterner, who was picked at No. 7 by the Philadelphia Hitman.

We’ll also bring you the first part of a series of videos featuring some bad breaks during the 2020 PBA Tour season so far.

Tuesday, May 19

You’ll be able to watch the rebroadcast of every game from the 2019 PBA Tour Finals, which awarded a PBA Tour title to the winner last summer. Here’s the detailed schedule (all times Eastern):

11 a.m. - 2019 PBA Tour Finals Qualifying
 3:17 p.m. - 2019 PBA Tour Finals Stepladders and Final

Wednesday, May 20

On FloBowling Live with Lucas Wiseman we’ll dissect the PBA League Draft with interviews with some of the top players and provide insight into each team’s roster.

Thursday, May 21

Technique Thursday will feature tips from the player who was picked No. 5 overall in the draft – AJ Johnson. He’ll tell us what a shammy is good for, explain why balance is often an overlooked key and how he works at being taller at the line.

Friday, May 22

The rebroadcast for Friday features one of the most exciting and crazy finishes of last summer as we bring back the 2019 PBA/PWBA Striking Against Breast Cancer Mixed Doubles. Here’s the detailed schedule (all times Eastern):

11 a.m. - 2019 PBA/PWBA Striking Against Breast Cancer Mixed Doubles Semifinals
 2:05 p.m. - 2019 PBA/PWBA Striking Against Breast Cancer Mixed Doubles Finals

Saturday, May 23

In the Player’s Perspective segment, Sean Rash, the No. 2 overall pick in the draft, will break down his victory at the 2016 PBA Detroit Open.

PBA Commissioner Tom Clark’s countdown of his favorite shows of the past decade reaches No. 3 as he recalls a monumental day for PBA superstar Jason Belmonte.

Sunday, May 24

In addition to a look at what’s ahead the following week, we’ll bring you the second part of our series of bad breaks from the 2020 PBA Tour season so far.

Simonsen Ends Koeltzow's Cinderella Run At 2021 PBA Players Championship

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JUPITER, Fla. – After sitting backstage watching Kris Koeltzow make his Cinderella run to the final match in the West Region stepladder finals of the 2021 PBA Players Championship, Anthony Simonsen stepped in and put an end to it.

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O'Neill Tests Positive For Coronavirus, Out Of PBA Players Championship

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JUPITER, Fla. – After testing positive for the coronavirus Sunday morning, Bill O’Neill, the defending champion at the PBA Players Championship, will not participate in the regional stepladders currently being held at Bowlero Jupiter.

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First 2021 PBA Players Championship Regional Stepladder Set For Sunday

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A week after qualifying rounds across the country, the first regional stepladder of the 2021 PBA Players Championship will take place Sunday.

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PBA Announces Title Sponsor, Return Of $1 Million 300 Bonus For 2021

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The Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) announced today that Guaranteed Rate, one of the largest retail mortgage lenders in the country, has signed on as the title sponsor of the 2021 PBA Tour season when it returns to FOX Sports on Sunday, Jan. 24.

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A Year Of Change: Anthony Simonsen Gets A Job, A Puppy And Loses Weight

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For many, 2020 was a year to forget, but for Anthony Simonsen, it was a year filled with possibility and change.

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Finalists For Regional Stepladders Set At 2021 PBA Players Championship

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The field at the 2021 PBA Players Championship has been narrowed to the top five players in each region and left standing are 14 PBA champions and 11 players looking for their first title.

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Qualifying Reaches Halfway Point At 2021 PBA Players Championship

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At the halfway point of qualifying at the 2021 PBA Players Championship, there are relative unknown players looking to make their first show ranging all the way to PBA Hall of Famers in contention to advance.

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PBA Announces Schedule For Every Major Event In 2021

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Just a day before the start of the 2021 PBA Players Championship, the PBA has revealed its plans for the upcoming months, which includes every major being held between now and April 11.

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Top-Ranked Bowlers In Each Region For 2021 PBA Players Championship

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When the 2021 PBA Players Championship gets underway this weekend, the best bowlers in the world will be scattered across five different regions.

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2021 Preseason PBA Power Rankings: No. 1 Jason Belmonte

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Career Titles: 25 (13 majors)Age: 372020 Earnings: $293,050 (rank: 1)2020 Points: 30,295 (rank: 1)2020 Peak Ranking: 12020 Low Ranking: 3

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