This Week’s Biggest Gainers
1 Mayor Daley
After a years-long battle with neighboring town Bensenville, a settlement was reached which allows the city’s O’Hare Expansion Project to move forward.2 Vinny Del Negro
The Chicago Bulls head coach has his team off to its best start since the 1997-1998 season.
3 Kid Sister
The local hip-hop artist finally saw the release of her much-delayed debut record to an abundance of positive reviews.
4 Lovie Smith
Yes, the Bears lost a miserable game to the 49ers last Thursday, but Lovie’s defense held the opponent to ten points.
5 Carlos Zambrano
The Cubs ace pitcher was awarded the 2009 Silver Slugger award. Which is an award for hitting. Ugh.
This Week’s Biggest Losers
1 Jay Cutler
The Bears quarterback’s five interceptions that led to a loss against the 49ers had some fans whispering “Grossman.”
2 Rod Blagojevich
The former governor’s motion to postpone his trial was denied.
3 Mayor Daley
The Sun-Times reported that the city’s parking-ticket revenue in 2009 is down considerably from last year.
4 Shane T. Collymore
The Skokie teen was charged with multiple offenses including three counts of armed robbery for allegedly attempting to rob a bank while dressed in disguise as a woman.
5 Gordon Beckham
Finished fifth in AL Rookie of the Year voting? He was robbed!