Sport in Short: American Football

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The Independent Online
DAVE WANNSTEDT, the defensive co-ordinator of the Dallas Cowboys, was made the new head coach of the Chicago Bears yesterday. Wannstedt, 40, who had been expected to take the vacant head coaching job at the New York Giants, replaces Mike Ditka who was sacked after 11 years in the job.

THE NFL will hold one of this summer's American Bowl pre-season games in Berlin for the fourth consecutive year. The NFL also stages pre-season games in London and Tokyo, and is expected to add a game in Spain this year.