Sports Jeopardy! Recap (September 24, 2014)

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This is Season 1, Episode 1 of Sports Jeopardy!

You can watch this game on Crackle!

Today’s contestants:

Kenny Chung, a senior logistics manager from Fullerton, CA
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Pauly Kwestel, a producer from New York City, NY
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Lew Witham, a retired administrator from Seattle, WA
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Differences from the main program: Categories are 4 clues, not 5. Clue values are 250, 500, 750, 1000 and 500, 1000, 1500, and 2000.

Contestants are playing for points, not money. Winner gets $5,000. Second $2,000. Third $1,000.

The top three point totals will play in a two-week total-point final for $50,000.

Final Jeopardy! category: NBA ALL-STARS

Final Jeopardy! clue: Of the players with 14 or more selections to the NBA All-Star Game, 3 are still active players–I need 2

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Click/Tap Here for Correct Response

Who are (2 of) Tim Duncan, Kobe Bryant, and Kevin Garnett?

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Scores going into Final:
Kenny 10,750
Lew 6,000
Pauly 4,900

Final Results:
Pauly 4,900 + 2,500 = 7,400
Lew 6,000 + 6,000 = 12,000
Kenny 10,750 + 1,500 = 12,250

Scores after the Jeopardy! round:
Kenny 6,250
Lew 4,000
Pauly 2,500

Daily Double locations:
1) COLLEGE SPORTS 500 (7th pick)
Kenny 1250 +1250 (Pauly 1750 Lew 0)

2) THE CUTOFF 1500 (14th pick)
Pauly 8000 -3000 (Kenny 9250 Lew 2500)
3) ACTOR & ROLE 1000 (22nd pick; 3500 left on board)
Pauly 4500 -1600 (Lew 6000 Kenny 10750)

On the scoreboard:
08 – 08
20 – 08
The 2008 Summer Olympics opening ceremony was held August 8, 2008.

Game stats:
Kenny 10,000 Coryat, 15 correct, 2 incorrect, 33.33% in first on buzzer
Lew 6,000 Coryat, 9 correct, 1 incorrect, 22.22% in first on buzzer
Pauly 9,500 Coryat, 13 correct, 3 incorrect, 31.11% in first on buzzer

Current standings:

  1. Kenny Chung 12,250

(contestant photo credit: sportsjeopardy.com)

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