This Week’s Biggest Gainers
In a shocking development, the Bears might be an OK team—Lovie led them past the highly favored Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.
Held his own in the first presidential debate; didn’t look like as ass for taking credit for getting the bailout deal done, which ultimately didn’t pass, as did McCain.
After some heated arguments, a group of Wrigleyville bar owners agreed to the proposed seventh-inning booze cutoff during games in which the Cubs can clinch.
The Bears QB looked like a bona fide NFL superstar in Sunday’s game against the Eagles. Well, for the first half, at least.
After nearly three decades at the Chicago Sun-Times, the radio and TV columnist announced his departure, drawing accolades from colleagues and positive comparisons to the recent departure of S-T sports columnist Jay Mariotti.
This Week’s Biggest Losers
The South Side man was charged with the murder of Chicago police officer Nathaniel Taylor, Jr.
At press time, the Sox were still in the race, but Ozzie’s team suffered a brutal week that included a three-game sweep by the rival Twins.
The Chicago Reader
The owner of the Chicago weekly, Tampa-based Creative Loafing Inc., filed for Chapter 11.
The CPD superintendent took heat—what a shock—after it was reported that while crime is up in the city, the number of policemen on the street is way low. Daley, of course, denies a correlation.
Must be sweatin’ after it was reported that infamous businessman Tony Rezko’s talking to the law as his sentencing day approaches.