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Published December 19, 1994
ESPN's CHRIS BERMAN announced his intention to put together a "consortium" to buy the Rams and move them to Connecticut. The team would play in the Yale Bowl until a new stadium could be constructed in Hartford. Berman on the Yale Bowl: "Grass fields, drains beautifully, great tailgating" ("Sunday SportsDay," 12/18)....Reebok Int'l VP of Information Systems TOM TRAINER was chosen as INFORMATION WEEK's "Technology Chief of the Year." Initiatives by Trainer include: videoconferencing, computer-aided design, the Internet, and laptops for the sales force. Reebok has formed its own information network, even allowing the company to communicate with its ad agency, Leo Burnett, in Chicago over its "infobahn." Trainer: "We send ads back and forth, open up the video where its flagged by an icon, listen to spoken comments, and make the changes. No more tapes through the mail" (INFORMATION WEEK, 12/26 issue). ....DOUG FLUTIE will serve as an analyst on CBS' broadcast of the Sun Bowl on December 30 (CBS Sports).