This Week’s Biggest Gainers
1 Joel Quenneville
The Blackhawks coach guided his team to the NHL semifinals, the first time for this squad since 1996. Hockey in Chicago. Who knew?
2 Kentaindra Scarver, Veronica Spann, Rosayln Henry, Laketta Davenport
The Iowa residents—and former Chicagoans—were some of the first to wed after the state’s lift of the gay-marriage ban.
3 Jerry Angelo
Bears GM landed some modest praise from NFL draft experts after last weekend’s acquiring of several promising college players.
4 Vinny Del Negro
Led his Bulls to an epic victory in a classic double-overtime playoff game against the Celtics.
5 Roger Ebert
The Sun-Times movie man received a Peter Lisagor Award for his online blog, “Roger Ebert’s Journal.”
This Week’s Biggest Losers
1 Drew Peterson
The family of the Bolingbrook man’s late third wife filed a wrongful death suit against him.
2 Barack Obama
Took heat from Roseland residents for not doing enough with urban issues.
3 Lance Briggs
Reportedly diced his hand open while shaving with a straight razor. Luckily we got some time before he needs to hit the field.
4 Ben Gordon
A thrilling performance in the Bulls double-OT win over the Celtics, but the guard tweaked his hammy.
5 Jim Andrews
The owner of the West Side’s Felony Franks hotdog stand was criticized by Alderman Bob Fioretti for the spot’s “crime” theme.