This Week’s Biggest Gainers
Big Z returned to the Cubs after missing some time with a sore arm and served up a no-hitter against the Astros—a first for the team in thirty-six years.
Despite a bitter loss to the Carolina Panthers, the Bears rookie running back played well once again, charging for ninety-two yards on twenty-three carries.
In light of the injury to rookie Chris Williams, the ex-Bear was re-signed to a one-year deal with the team.
All charges were dropped against the Chicago man arrested for the murder of a Chicago Police Officer and a DCFS caseworker earlier this year.
After Big Z’s no-no, Lilly offered another hitless seven innings to the Astros, setting an all-time MLB record.
This Week’s Biggest Losers
The Bears tight-end fumbled twice during the team’s game against the Panthers, leading to defeat.
The hip-hop star was busted at LAX for smashing a paparazzo’s camera.
Left the Panthers game in the third quarter with an unspecified rib injury—at press time, no more details were available, which isn’t a good sign.
Robert Di Diana
The founder of the Bacci Pizzeria chain was accused of hiring a gang to burn down one of his establishments so he could collect the insurance money.
The Sun-Times film critic had to battle rumors he was beat up by New York Post critic Lou Lumenick in a movie theater during the Toronto International Film Festival.