This Week’s Biggest Gainers
Mr. Cub’s career was celebrated at opening day at Wrigley with the unveiling of a statue near the entrance of the park.
The brand-new Cubs right fielder had an impressive Wrigley debut, capped by a three-run game-tying homer in the bottom of the ninth.
O-bombs received the endorsement of Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, the second female senator to voice support for the presidential hopeful.
Reverend Jeremiah Wright
The infamous local reverend received a standing ovation from the crowd after showing up unexpectedly to a Maya Angelou birthday celebration.
The Aurora gymnastics coach who was convicted of molesting seven of his students had his sentence overturned due several “errors” during the 2005 trial.
This Week’s Biggest Losers
The veteran news anchor was among eighteen CBS employees laid off, a group that also included Mary Ann Childers and Katie McCall.
The Sox starter couldn’t get past the second inning during the team’s opener against the Indians, allowing seven runs.
The Cubs ace pitched well through six innings during the team’s opening bout with the Brewers, only to leave in the seventh with an arm injury.
The former Walter Payton College Prep High School basketball coach was charged with multiple counts of sexual abuse.
In his first regular-season appearance as the Cubs closer, Woody promptly surrendered three runs in the top of the ninth inning.