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NEW YORK (AP) - The trainer and co-owner of California Chrome have reunited with their horse at Belmont Park days before he attempts to win racing’s first Triple Crown in 36 years.

Trainer Art Sherman and co-owners Steve and Carolyn Coburn arrived at the track on Monday to see the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner.



Oscar De La Hoya’s main partner in Golden Boy Promotions is leaving the company because of a dispute that involves rival promoter Bob Arum and Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Richard Schaefer, who has served more than a decade as chief executive officer of Golden Boy, issued a statement Monday saying it was time to move on to other opportunities.

Schaefer’s exit comes after months of speculation over a battle raging with De La Hoya over the future of Golden Boy. Schaefer has served as the de-facto promoter for Mayweather for several years, and is widely expected to be involved in future Mayweather fights in some capacity.



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Hannah Rogers threw a four-hitter to help Florida defeat Alabama 5-0 in Game 1 of the best-of-three national championship series.

Rogers had a perfect game through four innings and a one-hitter going into the bottom of the seventh in the matchup of Southeastern Conference rivals.

Florida (54-12) now is just one win from its first national title after runner-up finishes in 2009 and 2011. Game 2 will be played Tuesday night.