King latest celebrity owner of bowling teamJanuary 2, 2013 @ 1:22 pm
SEATTLE (AP) - Billie Jean King is branching out to bowling.
King is the celebrity owner of the New York City WTT KingPins, joining Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul and former NFL stars Jerome Bettis and Terrell Owens as celebrity owners in the Professional Bowlers Association's inaugural PBA League.
King is the first female owner in the PBA League, which begins play this month. The World TeamTennis co-founder will field a team that includes PBA Hall of Famer Pete Weber, 13-time tour winner Tommy Jones and Scott Norton, who recently won the PBA Chameleon Championship in Las Vegas.
The eight-team league will make its debut Jan. 19 at Detroit's Thunderbowl Lanes. ESPN will televise five weeks of league competition beginning Jan. 27 and broadcast the Elias Cup finals on April 7.
(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
The City of Seattle is creating priority parking for musicians
Flight of Her Life
Julie Spencer went from her father's funeral to the state championship in the same day
Nothing Can Beat It
Michael Bennett asks, 'Why would I ever want to leave?'
Please login below with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing MyNorthwest account holders will need to create a new Disqus account or use one of the social logins provided below. Thank you.