This Week’s Biggest Gainers
1 Barack Obama
The president drudged up even more support after a weeklong media blitz that included appearances on “60 Minutes” and “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.”
2 Jerry Angelo
The Bears were granted three additional, compensatory picks for the upcoming draft.
3 Gavin Floyd
The Sox pitcher inked a four-year contract extension for more than fifteen million dollars.
4 Mayor Daley
Hey! The DNC paid us back the $1.74 million for the election night Obama rally. So that’s something.
5 Chris Getz
Ozzie named him the Sox’s opening-day starter at second base, beating out the much-hyped rookie Gordon Beckham.
This Week’s Biggest Losers
1 Al Sanchez
The former Streets and Sanitation Commissioner was found guilty on four counts of mail fraud.
2 Barack Obama
Took some heat after that “Special Olympics” quip on Leno’s couch. We thought it was kinda funny.
3 Bruce Weber
Saw his Illini drop its first game in the NCAA tournament. There’s always next year.
4 Tom Joyner
Clear Channel dumped the longtime radio man from his show on WVAZ-FM.
5 Angela Purity Martin-Mulu, Edward Bosire
The Near North couple were charged with scamming more than $800,000 from a group of Wisconsin nuns.