This Week’s Biggest Gainers:
Lovie came through on his original promise, rallied the troops at half time and coached his Bears to a victory over the rival Packers—in Green Bay, no less.
The Bears new starting QB tossed a late fourth-quarter TD pass, pushing his team past the Pack.
The Southeast Side 16-year-old won the gold medal at this year’s World Cyber Games, basically the Olympics for gamers.
The Bears rookie tight end finally broke out of his shell with multiple catches, including one for a touchdown.
The 43rd Annual Chicago International Film Festival kicked off, dedicated to the influential film critic.
This Week’s Biggest Losers:
Things turned pretty bitter for Cubs fans after the team was promptly swept from the playoffs by the Arizona Diamondbacks. Turns out next year is not here after all.
Aramis Ramirez and Alfonso Soriano
The Cubs two most reliable bats went 2-26 combined in the team’s series with the D-backs. Thanks for all the help, guys.
The convicted murderer who escaped from a mental-health facility in Elgin was finally apprehended, hiding out in a South Side home.
A request to Mayor Daley’s office to name a street after the late literary icon was denied, reportedly due to comments the author once made about race relations.
After totaling his Lamborghini on the Edens this August, the Bears linebacker pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of an accident, a misdemeanor crime that’ll cost him $485 and 120 hours of community service.