Can decision to move Cal-Stanford Big Game to Santa Clara work?

There are some mixed reactions to this potential deal to move the Big Game to new Levi’s Stadium in 2014.

In a business sense, it’s a great idea. Stanford is closer to Santa Clara so the travel for them is easier. Even though Cal renovated their stadium, Levi’s Stadium will have a bigger seating capacity and has a lot better amenities for the fans.

There’s a lot of potential revenue to be made here and to have it at a marquee venue would definitely boost its exposure.

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Brian Wilson’s $1M decision

I will never understand athletes. First, I don’t the physical talent. Secondly, I don’t have the money.

So when asked to shave the beard for a million dollars, Brian Wilson turns it down. I guess it’s a rich people problem. I would shave a beard for that kind of money.

I suppose also that the beard controls Wilson now. The gimmick has gone so far that it has become his identity. No more of his previous frosty tips, but now it’s just an out of control thing.

But like I said, I will never understand.