Breaking up is hard to do. But it sure can be fun sometimes.
Consider the new Class 5A and 4A football landscape after the Colorado High School Activities Association, school administrators and coaches carved up two fields in flux.
Big-school football will live up to the billing for the next two-year cycle with 52 schools, a nice raise from the previous 45, which meant making the 32-team playoff bracket was a lot like hitting water after falling off a cruise ship.
The 32-playoff bracket remains for 2010-11 … and that brings us to the give-and-take.