"Climbing the Wall: Football in China" to debut on CBS Sports Network
AFL China Press Release
‘Climbing the Wall: Football in China’ will debut on CBS Sports Network on Saturday, December 7 at 9PM EST. The broadcast chronicles the historic debut of American style professional football in China, an AFL All-Star exhibition game played in Beijing. This will be the first time the event will be seen in the US. The 3-hour program is produced by Lou Tilley Media.Portland Announces Thunder as Team Name
Portland Thunder Press Release
Portland’s Arena Football League team announced today it has decided the name of its franchise. The team, which will begin play in the Moda Center in March, will compete in 2014 as the Portland Thunder. The name was chosen out of hundreds of unique fan entries.AFL Announces 2014 Schedule
AFL Press Release
CHICAGO – The 2014 NET10 Wireless Arena Football League season will begin with an ArenaBowl rematch for the second consecutive year as the Arizona Rattlers will host the Philadelphia Soul, the League office announced today.American football debut earns rave reviews from Chinese fans
The Arena Football League passed its historic first test in China with flying colors on Sunday.
East Bests West 69-52 In Beijing All-Star Game
Adam Markowitz, AFL China
The East All-Stars finished a two-game sweep in the AFL China All-Star Games of the West All-Stars at the Capital Indoor Stadium in front of 9,800 fans on Sunday afternoon, winning 69-52 in the first ever American football game played in China.Miller Time: Smashing Success in Beijing!
Seeing so many seats full, then watching and hearing roughly 10,000 new football fans having so much fun was both ecstasy and relief for AFL China frontman Marty Judge.Miller Time: In Beijing, the Stakes are Higher
If there is such a thing as a face to arena football, you could argue that Nick Davila’s your guy.
The lefty-throwing Arizona Rattlers QB was league MVP in 2011, ArenaBowl XXV MVP in 2012 and became a back-to-back champion in 2013.Eye of the Storm In the Eye of ChinaAdam Markowitz, ArenaFan.com
Hundreds of years ago, the Emperor of China would sit on his throne in his office high atop all of his minions in the Imperial Palace in the heart of Beijing. His office would be the highest building in the city, and to this day, no building can be built higher than the Emperor's office. That's just one of the many historic tidbits that AFL China's representatives learned about at Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City on Thursday afternoon in Beijing.