This Week’s Biggest Gainers
The Cubs skipper guided his team to a weekend sweep of the rival White Sox.
The Cubs third basemen led his team’s sweep of the White Sox with three homers in the series, including one walk-off.
The Bears defensive linemen signed a four-year, $40 million contract extension.
The polarizing Sun-Times sports columnist signed a contract extension with the paper through May of 2011.
Chicago River Alligator
The four-and-a-half-foot alligator found in the Chicago River near Bridgeport was rescued and is set to be shipped to a sanctuary in the Southeast.
This Week’s Biggest Losers
All of the Sox skipper’s ranting and raving couldn’t prevent a weekend sweep by the Cubs at Wrigley.
The FOX anchor was busted for a DUI in Lincoln Park.
The Northwest Indiana fireman was suspended after he shaped a hose into a noose and held it over an African American colleague.
David Gurneau, Alexander Soliveras, Eric Huffman
The three Chicago-area men were arrested for a string of grave-robbing incidents, done, allegedly, to support their drug habits.
The controversial sports jock was taken off the air while he battles a contract dispute with his station, WSCR 670 “The Score.”