Superior cities only went 2-2 last week after sweeping wild-card weekend. But with Green Bay out of the way, New York might finally get a run for its money on the west coast. We’ll get to that matchup in a moment, but let’s start in Boston.

(Category winners italicized.)

Baltimore vs. Boston

Baltimore: 650,000
Boston: 600,000

Claims to fame
Baltimore: Crab cakes; murder; The Wire
Boston: America’s higher education Mecca

Baltimore: Charm City
Boston: Beantown

Coolest celebrities 
Baltimore: Edward Norton, Julie Bowen
Boston: Chris Evans, Mark Wahlberg, Jay Leno, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon

Hottest celebrities
Baltimore: Anna Faris, Stacy Keibler
Boston: Maria Menounos, Eliza Dushku, Daniela Ruah

Baltimore: Blue
Boston: Red

Winner: New England. But Baltimore’s girls make one hell of a push, especially with their team spirit:

Then again…

New York vs. San Francisco

New York: 8 million
San Francisco: 800,000

Claims to fame
New York: 47 million tourists visit NYC each year; Broadway; Statue of Liberty
San Francisco: Golden Gate Bridge; steep, curvy streets

New York: The Big Apple, The City that Never Sleeps, Gotham
San Francisco: The City by the Bay

Coolest celebrities 
New York: Adam Sandler, Jon Stewart, Steve Buscemi, Jimmy Fallon, Lady Gaga, Jay-Z, Anne Hathaway
San Francisco: Clint Eastwood, Leslie Mann

Hottest celebrities
New York: Hayden Panettiere, Scarlett Johansson, Olivia Wilde, Emmy Rossum
San Francisco: Lyndsy Fonseca, Marisa Miller

New York: Blue
San Francisco: Red

Winner: New York. But give San Francisco credit for Miller, who stands behind her Niners…

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