Sports Jeopardy! Recap – November 26, 2014

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This is Season 1, Episode 10 of Sports Jeopardy!

You can watch this game on Crackle!

Today’s contestants:

Nate Purdy, an operations co-ordinator from Arlington Heights, IL
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Francis Connolly, a donations and correspondence manager from Milton, MA
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Mark Petro, a firefighter and EMT from Fishers, IN
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Nate got to play a Penultimate Wager, and an excellent wager made things very interesting going into Final!

Final Jeopardy! category: NAME’S THE SAME

Final Jeopardy! clue: The golfer died on the 20th birthday of the basketball defensive whiz

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Who is Bobby Jones?

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Scores going into Final:
Mark 9,250
Francis 6,500
Nate 5,500

Final Results:
Nate 5,500 + 5,499 = 10,999
Francis 6,500 – 324 = 6,176 (Who is No)
Mark 9,250 – 3,751 = 5,499 (Who are …?)

Scores after the Jeopardy! round:
Mark 6,250
Francis 4,000
Nate -500

Daily Double locations:
1) THE YEAR OF THE CAT 1000 (16th pick)
Mark 3500 +1000 (Nate 1500 Francis 750)

2) SI‘S SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR 2000 (10th pick)
Nate 1500 -2000 (Mark 7250 Francis 4500)
3) BOXING 2000 (24th pick)
Nate 3000 +2500 (Mark 9250 Francis 6500)

On the scoreboard:
19 – 80
04 – 03
This is a reference to the 1980 Miracle on Ice, which saw the US men’s Olympic hockey team defeat the USSR 4-3 en route to the gold medal.

Game stats:
Nate 7,000 Coryat, 10 correct, 5 incorrect, 26.67% in first on buzzer
Francis 6,500 Coryat, 17 correct, 5 incorrect, 40.00% in first on buzzer
Mark 9,250 Coryat, 12 correct, 2 incorrect, 22.22% in first on buzzer

Current standings:

  1. Alex DeFrank 22,001 (25,000)
  2. Neeraj Joshi 16,999 (13,500)
  3. Mike Smargiassi 16,501 (12,500)
  4. Steven Silverman 14,499 (11,250)
  5. Nabaté Isles 12,750 (13,750)
  6. Kenny Chung 12,250 (10,750)
  7. Nate Purdy 10,999 (5,500)
  8. Matt Pedicini 10,017 (7,900)
  9. Dan Gartland 10,001 (7,000)
  10. Betsy Schroeder 6,250 (14,250)

(contestant photo credit: sportsjeopardy.com)

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