The 18 bowlers (16 champions from the 2007-08 Denny’s PBA Tour along with one additional player designated by the PBA, PBA Hall of Famer Pete Weber, and another designated by major sponsor USBC, World Bowler of the Year Jason Belmonte from Australia) were divided into three teams with players being selected by three “captains” – PBA Hall of Famers Mark Roth, Carmen Salvino and Brian Voss.
After nine complete matches, the overall standings find Voss' Bosses at 2-4, Carmen's Cartel even at 3-3 and Roth's Raiders in the lead at 4-2.
At the end of the 12 game round robin match play series, the top two teams advanced to the championship round, which consisted of one singles match, one doubles match and one Baker-style match, with the captains choosing the participants for each match.
The original telecasts aired on ESPN will also air on ESPN 2 throughout the summer. See below for scheduled airings.
Captain Brian Voss
Michael Haugen Jr.
Captain Mark Roth
Parker Bohn III
Captain Carmen Salvino
Walter Ray Williams Jr.
Standings after nine games of competition
Roth's Raiders 4-2
Carmen's Cartel 3-3
Voss' Bosses 2-4
Below is a list of upcoming air times. All dates and times are subject to change.
Date Network Times (Shows)
Sat., July 12 ESPN2 6 - 7:30 p.m. ET (3)
Sun., July 13 ESPN 3 – 4 p.m. ET (2)
Mon., July 14 ESPN2 11 - midnight ET (2)
Tue., July 15 ESPN2 2 - 2:30 p.m. ET (2)
Sun., July 20 ESPN 1 – 3 p.m. ET (4)
Thur., July 24 ESPN2 8 - 9:30 p.m. ET (3)
Mon., July 29 ESPN2 7:30 - 8 p.m. ET (1)
Sat., August 2 ESPN 4:30 - 5 p.m. ET (1)
Sun., August 24 ESPN2 3 - 3:30 p.m. ET (1)