This Week’s Biggest Gainers
1 Jay Cutler
Led his Bears to a 3-1 record in the preseason and received extensive attention for his sharp photoshoot in Michigan Avenue magazine.
2 Devin Aromashodu
The Bears receiver who sent his coaches flowers did indeed end up making the team.
3 Lovie Smith?
The Bears coach led his team through a successful and nearly injury-free preseason. Now the real games begin.
4 Danny Davis
U.S. Representative Davis announced his candidacy for Cook County Board President.
5 Gordon Beckham
Despite the White Sox seemingly out of playoff contention, the star infielder has been discussed as the probable Rookie of the Year in the American League.
This Week’s Biggest Losers
1 Mayor Daley?
A new Trib/WGN poll indicated only a forty-seven percent approval rating for the bid for the 2016 Games.
2 Kevin Jones
The Bears oft-injured running back injured himself again; he’ll miss the entire season.
3 Oprah Winfrey
Upset retailers and some politicians for her plan to shut down three blocks of Michigan Avenue for her kick-off party.
4 Jacqueline Heard
It was reported the mayor’s press secretary is the owner of a reputed drug house.
5 Alfonso Soriano
Hurt knee. Possible surgery. Might be shut down for year. Thanks for playing.