Sports Jeopardy! Recap – December 31, 2014

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This is Season 1, Episode 15 of Sports Jeopardy!

You can watch this game on Crackle!

Today’s contestants:

Tyler Brockway, a bar manager from Burlington, IA
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Nemishh Mehta, a physician from Bear, DE
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Sean Fagan, a college sports information director from Kalamazoo, MI
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Final Jeopardy! category: FAMOUS NAMES

Final Jeopardy! clue: When Georgia Tech routed Cumberland 222-0 in 1916, this man was Tech’s head coach

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Who is John Heisman?

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Scores going into Final:
Tyler 11,250
Nemishh 7,750
Sean 7,250

Final Results:
Sean 7,250 + 4,002 = 11,252
Nemishh 7,750 – 3,501 = 4,249 (Who is Knute Rockne?)
Tyler 11,250 + 6,000 = 17,250

Scores after the Jeopardy! round:
Nemishh 4,750
Tyler 3,250
Sean 3,000

Daily Double locations:
1) THE WNBA 1000 (20th pick)
Nemishh 3750 +1000 (Tyler 3000 Sean 2250)

2) CUP CHECK 1500 (3rd pick)
Sean 4500 -1250 (Nemishh 4750 Tyler 3250)
3) IN THE SPORTS ORCHESTRA (19th pick)
Sean 8750 -2000 (Tyler 10750 Nemishh 6750)

On the scoreboard:
07 – 15
19 – 74
On April 8, 1974, Hank Aaron of the Braves hit his 715th career home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers, breaking the record previously held by Babe Ruth.

Game stats:
Tyler 11,250 Coryat, 15 correct, 2 incorrect, 35.56% in first on buzzer
Sean 10,500 Coryat, 12 correct, 2 incorrect, 26.67% in first on buzzer
Nemishh 7,750 Coryat, 11 correct, 2 incorrect, 26.67% in first on buzzer

Current standings:

  1. Nikhil Ramakrishna 29,001 (17,000)
  2. Alex DeFrank 22,001 (25,000)
  3. Marc Popovich 21,050 (13,250)
  4. Tyler Brockway 17,250 (11,250)
  5. Neeraj Joshi 16,999 (13,500)
  6. Mike Smargiassi 16,501 (12,500)
  7. Steven Silverman 14,499 (11,250)
  8. Nabaté Isles 12,750 (13,750)
  9. Kenny Chung 12,250 (10,750)
  10. Andrew Hard 11,249 (11,500)
  11. Nate Purdy 10,999 (5,500)
  12. Matt Pedicini 10,017 (7,900)
  13. Dan Gartland 10,001 (7,000)
  14. Terrence Jordan 8,000 (4,000)
  15. Betsy Schroeder 6,250 (14,250)

(contestant photo credit: sportsjeopardy.com)

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