Sports star sightings include Julius Peppers, Bo Jackson & Gayle Sayers

SEEN ON THE SCENE: Sports fans got a kick out of spotting San Diego Chargers quarterbacks Philip Rivers and Charlie Whitehurst dining at the Gibsons steakery on Rush, prior to their pre-season faceoff with the Bears Thursday. … Meanwhile, Da Bears’ Julius Peppers was spied chowing down across the street at LuxBar. … Over at Gibsons Private Dining in the Montgomery condo complex — Bo Jackson, Gayle Sayers, Loyola Ramblers head coach Porter Moser and Dana Pump of Double Pump, were all seen dining.

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Four men were in the 1100 block of South Whipple Street when a white car drove by and someone inside opened fire around 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Manager Craig Counsell revealed the decision Tuesday before the Cubs opened a three-game series against the Braves at Wrigley Field.
The two-time Gold Glove winner at short says he’s back to 100% physically, and that’s not all. He’s also clearer in between the ears after having tried to play through pain — and done poorly at it — while holding a bit too stubbornly to the ideal of taking the field whenever possible.