This Week’s Biggest Gainers
1 Mike Quigley
As of press time, the former Cook County Commissioner was to be sworn in as U.S. congressman.
2 L20, Publican, Perennial, Urban Belly
The four new food spots made Travel & Leisure’s list of fifty best new American restaurants.
3 Joe Quenneville
The Hawks coach saw his team sitting pretty with a 2-1 lead over the Flames in the first round of the NHL playoffs.
4 Vinny Del Negro
The Bulls coach watched his team steal game one of the first round of the NBA playoffs from the Celtics…in Boston.
5 Ben Gordon
Despite the team’s loss, the Bulls guard put up 42 points in a great effort in game two of the squad’s series against the Celtics.
This Week’s Biggest Losers
1 Mayor Daley
Midway Airport privatization deal officially dead.
2 Milton Bradley
The Cubs new outfielder was suspended two games for arguing balls and strikes, which everyone knows you just don’t do.
3 Sun-Times Media Group
Lost another 140 employees.
4 Donna Dunnings
Cook County’s chief financial officer—and Todd Stroger’s cousin—was forced to resign after questions were raised of her dealings with a recently fired county patronage worker.
5 James A. Rush
At a Naperville bar, the 33-year-old allegedly placed a phony 911 call reporting gunfire in an attempt to fool police into leaving him and an intoxicated woman alone.