Sports Jeopardy! recap – December 17, 2014

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This is Season 1, Episode 13 of Sports Jeopardy!

You can watch this game on Crackle!

Today’s contestants:

Andrew Hard, an attorney from Houston, TX
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Jeff Kothe, a sales rep from Culver City, CA
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Jon Wicke, an environmental engineer from Denver, CO
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Final Jeopardy! category: HALL OF FAMERS

Final Jeopardy! clue: He submitted his January 14, 1957 retirement letter on Chock Full O’Nuts letterhead

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Who is Jackie Robinson?

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Scores going into Final:
Jon 11,750
Andrew 11,500
Jeff 2,500

Final Results:
Jeff 2,500 + 2,500 = 5,000
Andrew 11,500 – 251 = 11,249 (Who is Baugh?)
Jon 11,750 – 11,650 = 100 (Who is Ted Williams?)

Scores after the Jeopardy! round:
Andrew 3,500
Jon 2,750
Jeff 2,500

Daily Double locations:
1) NFL NICKNAMES 750 (3rd pick)
Jon 750 -1000 (Jeff 0 Andrew 0)

2) BUZZARD BEATERS 1500 (12th pick)
Jon 6750 +4000 (Andrew 10000 Jeff 2500)
3) TRIPLE CROWN WINNERS 2000 (17th pick)
Jeff 6500 -3000 (Andres 11500 Jon 9750)

On the scoreboard:
20 – 13
18 – 55
This is a reference to Peyton Manning’s 55 touchdown passes in the 2013 NFL season.

Game stats:
Andrew 11,500 Coryat, 13 correct, 0 incorrect, 28.89% in first on buzzer
Jon 10,250 Coryat, 16 correct, 3 incorrect, 37.78% in first on buzzer
Jeff 5,500 Coryat, 8 correct, 4 incorrect, 20.00% in first on buzzer

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. Andrew Hard 11,249 (11,500)
  9. Nate Purdy 10,999 (5,500)
  10. Matt Pedicini 10,017 (7,900)
  11. Dan Gartland 10,001 (7,000)
  12. Terrence Jordan 8,000 (4,000)
  13. Betsy Schroeder 6,250 (14,250)

(contestant photo credit: sportsjeopardy.com)

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