This Week’s Biggest Gainers
Ladies and gentleman, the Democratic candidate for president of the United States.
The Park Ridge native received praise from the press and Barack Obama for leading a barrier-breaking campaign, which she finally yielded in endorsement of the Illinois senator.
Sportswriters called for the Sox skipper’s firing just last week after another profanity-laced tirade; now, as the team’s surging, he’s being tagged a genius by national media.
The local hotshot chef—who recently had a much-publicized battle with cancer—won the 2008 James Beard Foundation Award for Outstanding Chef.
As of press time, it was reported the Bulls GM has finally (!!!) found a man to coach his team—Phoenix Suns assistant GM and former NBA player Vinny Del Negro (um, huh?).
This Week’s Biggest Losers
The highly publicized trial come to a close for the infamous businessman and fund-raiser—guilty on sixteen of the twenty-four counts of corruption.
After being arrested on a DUI charge just one month after his boating “incident,” the Bears parted ways with the troubled running back.
It was widely reported the ex-Bulls head coach would become, well, the new Bulls head coach. What the hell happened?
The Illinois woman was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to the 2006 slaying of a pregnant friend and her three children.
Gov. Rod Blagojevich
After the Rezko verdict, the collar’s a little tight ‘round Blago’s neck.