This Week’s Biggest Gainers
1 Lovie Smith
After weeks of media discussion, the Bears coach will return next season.
2 Derek Berry, Rick Carrico
The REHAB promoters had their night named “Best Party in America” by Paper magazine.
3 Mayor Daley
Chicago’s homicide rate for 2009 was down eleven percent compared to 2008.
4 Vince Vaughn
The popular actor and Chicago native got married. Congrats.
5 Bears Fans
The Chicago Bears took out a full-page ad in both the Sun-Times and the Trib on Monday, apologizing to fans for a lackluster season.
This Week’s Biggest Losers
1 Ron Turner
As expected, the Bears offensive coordinator got the axe.
2 Jerry L. Hudson
The Bolingbrook man was charged with the New Year’s Day murder of his ex-wife.
3 Lovie Smith
The Bears 7-9 finish was the team’s worst record since 2004.
4 Mayor Daley
Another Fenger high-school student’s murder, caught on tape.
5 Elizabeth Grattan
The WGN radio personality was arrested after having an altercation with her ex-boyfriend during a party at his home.