The visiting manager's office at Angel Stadium was too small to fit the Chicago media contingent on opening day, so Joe Maddon met everyone in a dark hallway outside the clubhouse after the Cubs' victory over the Angels. "Where should I stand?" Maddon asked. "Up against the wall," someone replied.
In a stunning development, Cook County prosecutors on Thursday abruptly dropped all charges against three police officers shortly after the start of their perjury trial when the officers' lawyers alleged they had been charged under an out-of-date law. Prosecutors plan to re-indict the officers,