Sports Jeopardy! Recap – January 14, 2015

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This is Season 1, Episode 17 of Sports Jeopardy!

You can watch this game on Crackle!

Today’s contestants:

Schimri Yoyo, a special education teacher from Philadelphia, PA
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Rob Rizzi, a health care consultant from Long Island City, NY
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Padraic Duffy, a sportswriter from Rapid City, SD
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Final Jeopardy! category: NFL CONTROVERSY

Final Jeopardy! clue: In a blurb about this 1968 TV movie, Joe Namath said, “I didn’t get to see it, but I hear it was great”

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What is “Heidi”?

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Scores going into Final:
Schimri 8,500
Padraic 6,000
Rob 4,250

Final Results:
Rob 4,250 + 4,249 = 8,499
Padraic 6,000 + 6,000 = 12,000
Schimri 8,500 – 5,500 = 3,000 (What is Ten Commandments?)

Scores after the Jeopardy! round:
Rob 3,250
Schimri 2,500
Padraic 2,250

Daily Double locations:
1) 4-LETTER TEAM NAMES 750 (8th pick)
Rob 500 +1000 (Padraic 500 Schimri 250)

2) MLB ROOKIES OF THE YEAR 1000 (7th pick)
Schimri 4000 +4000 (Padraic 3250 Rob 3250)
3) MARCHING BAND NAMES 1000 (22nd pick; 3500 left on board)
Padraic 2750 +2750 (Schimri 10000 Rob 5750)

On the scoreboard:
11 – 21
19 – 85
A tip ‘o the cap north of the border? Toronto Maple Leafs legend Darryl Sittler retired after the 1985 NHL season, having scored 1,121 career points.

Game stats:
Padraic 4,250 Coryat, 12 correct, 4 incorrect, 28.89% in first on buzzer
Rob 4,000 Coryat, 9 correct, 2 incorrect, 20.00% in first on buzzer
Schimri 5,500 Coryat, 13 correct, 5 incorrect, 31.11% 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. D.J. McCann 17,000 (8,500)
  6. Neeraj Joshi 16,999 (13,500)
  7. Mike Smargiassi 16,501 (12,500)
  8. Steven Silverman 14,499 (11,250)
  9. Nabaté Isles 12,750 (13,750)
  10. Kenny Chung 12,250 (10,750)
  11. Padraic Duffy 12,000 (6,000)
  12. Andrew Hard 11,249 (11,500)
  13. Nate Purdy 10,999 (5,500)
  14. Matt Pedicini 10,017 (7,900)
  15. Dan Gartland 10,001 (7,000)
  16. Terrence Jordan 8,000 (4,000)
  17. Betsy Schroeder 6,250 (14,250)

(contestant photo credit: sportsjeopardy.com)

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