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--GRIFFIN GETS 24 POINTS IN CLIPPERS' 117
105 VICTORY OVER NUGGETS FOR RECORD 57TH WIN
Blake Griffin scored 24 points while picking up his 16th technical foul as Los Angeles led all the way to beat Denver for its club-record 57th victory of the season.
-- DJOKOVIC NEEDS JUST 45 MINUTES TO REACH MONTE CARLO 3RD ROUND AFTER THRASHING MONTANES
Novak Djokovic began the defense of his Monte Carlo Masters title in flamboyant style, taking only 45 minutes to beat Albert Montanes 6-1, 6-0 and maintain his perfect record against the Spaniard.
--MARINERS FALL TO RANGERS 5
0 IN 3RD SHUTOUT IN WEEK, END UP WITH ANOTHER AILING PITCHER
Prince Fielder and Kevin Kouzmanoff hit back-to-back home runs, and Robbie Ross limited Seattle to five singles in seven-plus innings as the Texas Rangers beat the Mariners 5-0.
--PODOLSKI SCORES TWICE AS ARSENAL BEATS WEST HAM 3
1 IN PREMIER LEAGUE
Lukas Podolski scored twice as Arsenal came from a goal down to beat West Ham 3-1 in the Premier League and provisionally reclaim the last Champions League spot.
--SOLEMN TRIBUTES HONOR VICTIMS, MARK YEAR SINCE BOMBS EXPLODED AT THE BOSTON MARATHON
Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over Boston's resilience in the face of a terror attack.