cross-town cross-town


  • (adj) going or extending across a town or city


  • New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has proposed to make cross-town Manhattan buses free, but not necessarily because he wants to give riders a financial leg up.


  1. How Former Point Guards Fare as NBA Head Coaches

    The Brooklyn Nets shocked the basketball world when they hired Jason Kidd as their new head coach. One month ago, Kidd was playing in the Eastern Conference playoffs for the cross-town rival New York Knicks before hanging up his sneakers for good.   Now, he will become one of the few people to ever take the helm of an NBA team with no coaching experience. For the Nets, it is a plunge into the ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. BHCLL beats MVLL 8-2

    BULLHEAD CITY — The Bullhead City 9- 10-year-old Little League team defeated cross-town rival Mohave Valley Little League 8-2 during the first round of the District 9 All-Star game at Rotary Park on Tuesday night.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Mohave Daily News

  3. Reports: Clippers talking trade with Celtics, Lakers

    While the Los Angeles Clippers and Boston Celtics were talking trade on one front, the Clippers and cross-town rival Lakers were talking blockbuster of their own.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports


  1. "We're cross-town rivals, and we really don't like each other," Kings coach Marc Crawford said. "Our games are spirited, and I think that's what fans like. ...... And our players, you never have to worry about if they're ready for these...
    on Sep 28, 2007 By: Marc Crawford Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Looking back right now, (the Cubs series) kind of kicked us into gear a little bit," Konerko told the White Sox's official website. "Sometimes there is a letdown after the (cross-town) series. ...... It was nice because that letdown didn't...
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Paul Konerko Source: ESPN

  3. "It's a big series because it means something for the state (of Missouri)," said Bannister. "It's a cross-town rivalry. Any time you play a rival, it's a lot of fun."
    on Jun 12, 2007 By: Brian Bannister Source: Sports Network

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