Sports Jeopardy! Recap – December 10, 2014

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This is Season 1, Episode 12 of Sports Jeopardy!

You can watch this game on Crackle!

Today’s contestants:

Terrence Jordan, a small business owner from Raleigh, NC
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Rick Washington, a physician from Marietta, GA
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Sean Abate, a baseball pitcher and actuary from Playa Vista, CA
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This was definitely a game of two halves. Over the first 31 clues, Terrence picked up 16 of them without a neg. From the second Double to the end of the game, he went 2-for-7.

Final Jeopardy! category: THE NBA FINALS

Final Jeopardy! clue: 2014’s rematch between the Spurs & the Heat was the first back-to-back rematch since these 2 teams in the ’90s

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Who are the Chicago Bulls and the Utah Jazz?

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Scores going into Final:
Terrence 4,000
Sean 4,000
Rick 3,750

Final Results:
Rick 3,750 + 3,750 = 7,500
Terrence 4,000 + 4,000 = 8,000
Sean 4,000 + 4,000 = 8,000

Tiebreaker category: MEMORABILIA

Tiebreaker clue: Diamondbacks owner Ken Kendrick paid $2.8 million in 2007 for this player’s baseball card
Terrence: Who is Honus Wagner?

Scores after the Jeopardy! round:
Terrence 8,500
Sean 3,000
Rick 1,250

Daily Double locations:
1) FIZZ, FIZZ 500 (22nd pick)
Terrence 6500 +2000 (Sean 3000 Rick 250)

2) SUMMER OLYMPIC SPORTS 1500 (3rd pick)
Terrence 10000 +1500 (Sean 3000 Rick 1250)
3) ANNOUNCER BY FAMOUS CALL 1500 (8th pick)
Terrence 12500 -3000 (Sean 2000 Rick -750)

On the scoreboard:
19 – 76
10 – 00
This is a reference to Nadia Comaneci becoming the first gymnast to score a perfect 10 at the 1976 Summer Olympics.

Game stats:
Terrence 5,500 Coryat, 18 correct, 5 incorrect, 45.65% in first on buzzer
Sean 4,000 Coryat, 12 correct, 2 incorrect, 28.26% in first on buzzer
Rick 3,750 Coryat, 7 correct, 3 incorrect, 15.56% in first on buzzer

(in first on buzzer stat includes the tiebreaker clue)

Current standings:

  1. Nikhil Ramakrishna 29,001 (17,000)
  2. Alex DeFrank 22,001 (25,000)
  3. Neeraj Joshi 16,999 (13,500)
  4. Mike Smargiassi 16,501 (12,500)
  5. Steven Silverman 14,499 (11,250)
  6. Nabaté Isles 12,750 (13,750)
  7. Kenny Chung 12,250 (10,750)
  8. Nate Purdy 10,999 (5,500)
  9. Matt Pedicini 10,017 (7,900)
  10. Dan Gartland 10,001 (7,000)
  11. Terrence Jordan 8,000 (4,000)
  12. Betsy Schroeder 6,250 (14,250)

(contestant photo credit: sportsjeopardy.com)

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