Is it because every team in the city is equally loved and supported, with sellouts stretching back decades, through good seasons and bad?
The Big East tournament will have a touch of a wake to it this week. When games end, there will be plenty of reminiscing about rivalries and talk of what is to come.
Police said Thursday that they have solved a cold case murder dating back to 1980 that left a Santa Monica teenager dead.
After 58 consecutive non-conference victories at home, the Pittsburgh Panthers have been defeated by Long Beach State, 86-76.
Matt Howard made one free throw with 0.8 seconds left to cap a wild final sequence, and Butler added another amazing victory to its list of NCAA tournament upsets, eliminating top-seeded Pittsburgh 71-70 Saturday.
In the Super Bowl of advertising, Eminem was everywhere, Roseanne Barr took a big hit from a log and Joan Rivers became a GoDaddy girl.
Quarterback Aaron Rodgers led the Packers to their first NFL championship in 14 years Sunday, 31-25 over the Pittsburgh Steelers.
A California man has been charged with raping a Pittsburgh woman after police say they matched DNA from the crime to a cigarette butt the man discarded while being questioned by police in another matter.