FORTALEZA, Brazil — Goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa made a series of outstanding saves to help Mexico hold Brazil to a thrilling 0-0 draw at the World Cup on Tuesday. The result leaves both teams with four points each after two games in Group A, but Brazil is ahead on goal difference going into their decisive final matches. Croatia and Cameroon meet on Wednesday for their second games after both opened with defeats.
NATAL, Brazil — After Clint Dempsey’s historic early goal, the United States spent more than an hour struggling to hold off wave after wave of Ghana attacks. It was no surprise when Ghana tied the game in the 82nd minute.
MIAMI — Before the end, even the Heat looked tired of this night. It was like they were trying to assemble a child’s bike with no tools. At some point, they sat down, threw up their hands, and said, “This isn’t working.”
SEATTLE — There was a reason pitcher Masahiro Tanaka fascinated major-league teams all offseason. There was a reason he commanded so many suitors and, ultimately, a $155 million price tag from the Yankees, not to mention the $20 million they forked over to his Japanese team.
LOS ANGELES — Donald and Shelly Sterling, the long-separated married couple whose peaceful partnership atop the Los Angeles Clippers is described by one person close to them as “a strange estrangement,” will face off as official foes for the first time today when their lawyers appear in court with the team they share and a $2 billion deal hanging on the outcome.