This Week’s Biggest Gainers:
Sweet Lou saw his Cubs clinch the NL Central division, granting the team its first playoff appearance since 2003.
The author was granted the MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant and the Rea Award in the same week.
While his team struggles, he proves he’s the best-ever at his position—he took back another kick against the Lions.
Irene Rosenfeld, Pat Woertz, Oprah Winfrey, Brenda Barnes
The four Chicago-based business women were each named in the top ten of Fortune’s list of the most powerful business women of 2007.
The Cubs outfielder guided his team to a division win with his bat and ended the regular season as the club’s homerun leader.
This Week’s Biggest Losers:
Sexy Rexy was finally benched, though last Sunday’s game proved he wasn’t the only problem.
The Bears coach watched his team get outplayed and out-coached by the Detroit Lions, falling to 1-3 in Sunday’s loss.
Jeffrey M. Rush
The son of U.S. Rep. Bobby L. Rush was fired from his prison job after allegedly having sex with two female inmates.
The Bears running back was torn to pieces by print media and sports radio for his continual lackluster performance and seeming lack of motivation. We really miss Thomas Jones.
Grossman’s replacement didn’t play much better, tossing three interceptions—one that was taken back for a touchdown.