China Bowl postponed until 2009.
NFL calls off China exhibition game (SI.com via the Associated Press)
The article linked below was published before the news of the China Bowl cancellation but offers a great perspective – with lots of detail – on how the NFL is starting to introduce American football into youth culture in mainland China. Trivial Pursuit tidbit: the Mandarin Chinese term for American football is æ©„æ¦„çƒ, “ganlanqiu,” or “olive ball” – but beware, rugby is known by the same name in Chinese.
Finding footing on China’s playgrounds (Delaware Online, via the Associated Press)