I never really cared one way or another for Rash. I only ever watched his technique. It's a pretty typical updated biomechnical style of play. You see it or a version of it a lot now. So it's a good way to learn the game. My analysis shows that he's basically a smoother Rhino Page when it comes to style. Great technique and shot maker, but when the pressure is on he tends to whiff and leave a 4-5 count split. Never really cared for his sponsor. I don't like Brunswick equipment at all. Aside from that...I could've cared less.
Until the bottle b*tch comment he made to Belmo. That bugged me, especially about watching a documentary on the revival of the PBA and the standards they have or had. I've listened over and over to the match in question and haven't heard anything (probably my speakers not being good enough, if it did happen). Anyways, he still shouldn't have let that effect his game so much or make a big deal
about it. A simple thank you for giving me a reason to pound strikes in your face would've worked. But nnnnnnnnnnooooooooooo...bottle b*tch. I'm all for wearing your emotions on your sleeve if you're that kind of person. I know I am. I laugh, talk, yell and all that mess myself, but I don't cuss out other players. I let my 270+ games beat their idiocy back into their seats.
Also I think there was an interesting mention about the TV
production and the context of everything. We all know it, the PBA is desperate for ratings. And so far this last month they must've gotten it. Belmo's 300, to Blanchard's fall to Osko's win and now Williams' win. However, as someone mentioned before, a rivalry would really help. And who exactly has taken issue with all these bowlers from other nations in the PBA? Hmmmm...oh right. Sean Rash. There's his Belmo incident (and he and Belmo have been bowling in the last few shows), some conflict with Stu Williams that we don't know about, a comment about Osko needing to learn how it is in the PBA (didn't that guy just win a major?), and Ruiz well that's just being arrogant the way he said he'd prefer himself to win. I'm not saying he shouldn't have, but he could've said it better in my opinion. So there's at least 2 that Rash has, I'm sure if Osko cares, and Ruiz is up and coming so we'll have to see.
Now on to this last week. The feud between Williams and Rash, we know nothing about. There is apparently a personality clash. That could be the emotional v stoic bowling styles or not. We don't know. However, the camera
has been zoomed in on Rash the last few weeks because he has been winning and has had all of this past conflict and is emotional.
Something else I noticed. Anybody notice how Rash was meant to come across as the arrogant [censored] and Williams the loveable oaf? That's kind of on Rash, but also on the production and TV
crew. Not saying Rash isn't an arrogant [censored], but I don't think asking such polarizing questions should be asked especially if you are trying have some sort of standards about the league. Meh, but do we know? We aren't in the PBA. We don't know how it is.
The Demolition Man