This Week’s Biggest Gainers
1 John Paxson
The Bulls GM put rumors of his resignation to rest and made a series of deals that basically replaced half the team.
2 Brad Miller, John Salmons, Tim Thomas, Jerome James, Anthony Robinson
Say hi to the new Bulls.
3 Donald Hayner
Say hi to the new Editor-in-Chief of the Sun-Times.
4 Gene Siskel
The tenth anniversary of the famous film critic’s death inspired glowing tributes, including one from his longtime partner Roger Ebert.
5 Cubs and Sox fans
Not only did ESPN announce plans to launch a Chicago-centric Web site, training camps for both teams officially opened. Baseball is here!
This Week’s Biggest Losers
1 Roland Burris
His chief of staff resigned and now Governor Pat Quinn is calling for the new senator to do the same.
2 Robert Sorich
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected Daley’s former patronage chief’s request for appeal of his forty-six-month prison sentence.
3 Joe Crede
The popular Sox player bid adieu to the team and signed with the Minnesota Twins.
4 Larry Hughes, Andres Nocioni, Drew Gooden, Michael Ruffin, Cedric Simmons, Thabo Sefelosha
Say goodbye to these (former) Bulls.
5 Alan Keyes
Drew heavy criticism for publicly questioning the validity of President Obama’s birth certificate.