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September 5, 2013

Sports in a minute

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SI jinx for Pats?

The fabled Sports Illustrated jinx may apply to the Patriots this season. SI has picked the Patriots to win the Super Bowl, defeating Seattle 30-23 in the finale.

Sox 4th in attendance

With the season winding down, the Boston Red Sox currently have the fourth best attendance in the American League, averaging 34,744 fans per game. The Yankees league the AL at 40,158 with Texas (39,038) second and the Angels (37,181) third.

The Los Angeles Dodgers lead all of baseball with an average crowd of 45,696 while, from the National League, St. Louis and San Francisco are both averaging just over 41,000.

The worst attendance in the majors belongs to Tampa Bay (18,719) followed by Miami (19,039) and Houston (19,830).

Football posters

Those who are anxiously awaiting this year’s high school posters with football and cheer team photos and schedules will be happy to know Sept. 12 is the release date in The Daily News.

College updates

The Daily News will be tracking local athletes who are playing sports in college this fall. Please email me at dguttenplan@newburyportnews.com if you know of a student-athlete who deserves more coverage than he or she is getting.

Today’s schedule

BOYS SOCCER: Saugus at Pentucket, 3:45 p.m.

GIRLS SOCCER: Pentucket at Saugus, 3:45 p.m.

FIELD HOCKEY: Newburyport at North Reading, 3:45 p.m.

GOLF: Triton at Ipswich, 3:30 p.m.

Tomorrow’s schedule

BOYS SOCCER: Hamilton-Wenham at Triton, 3:45 p.m.

GIRLS SOCCER: Triton at Hamilton-Wenham, 3:45 p.m.

FIELD HOCKEY: Triton at Saugus, 3:45 p.m.; Pentucket at Masconomet, 3:45 p.m.

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