George Kliavkoff suggests UCLA will break even in move to
. "We are sure they are better off staying [in P12]." Talking to media partners with models that show UCLA in the P12 and out of the P12.
Its clear that
either did the math wrong or is not telling the truth. UCLA will be making significantly more money by moving from the Pac-12 to the Big 10. Its not even a question. He's just trying to either save face or thinks he can lure UCLA back, which he can't.
1/2 People often wonder What motivates George
The answer to that question lies in a short, cute little story about the chicken and the pig.
It was at breakfast time one day.
First, the chicken was found wobbling around, squawking, finally the chicken lays three or four eggs.
The chicken has no skin in the game.
After laying the eggs, the chicken gets the hell out of there.
The pig on the other hand, he
Knows that, at breakfast time he could be ground into sausage, sliced into pork chops, sliced into bacon,
Sliced into ham steaks.
The Pac-10 believes it has a shot to keep UCLA. That's all that this is, period.
I understand why they'd do everything in their power to bring that reversal to fruition.
I wish circumstances were such that UCLA never would've fathomed leaving for the B1G. Reality intervened.