Posts Tagged ‘Bowling’

In many ways bowling is the most egalitarian sport there is. Literally anyone – even a caveman – can get a strike once in awhile. And everyone can roll the ball in the gutter. Mastering bowling means understanding how to navigate in between those extremes. You must be consistent and focused, willing to be boring […]

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Jim Nabor’s famous TV character Gomer Pyle often proclaimed: “Surprise, Surprise”.   And surprise is the best word for what happened when I finally got a chance to watch the Mike Wilbon – Wes Malott bowling challenge the other day.   Believe it or not, with a surprising effort, Mike Wilbon, the co-host of the popular […]

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UPDATED POST Michael Wilbon has accepted the challenge of top PBA bowler Wes Malott – sort of.  On his ESPN show Monday, Wilbon and  TV partner Tony Kornheiser joked about the dispute which started a couple of weeks ago when Wilbon questioned Malott’s manhood for failing to show for a special “plastic ball” tournament.  An “angry” Malott […]

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Bowling used to be something I thought up for a first date, or something I would do with my kids to get out of the house.  But as my kids have grown up and I’ve gotten older, surprisingly, bowling has more meaning to me now than ever.  And today was one of the most special […]

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