Sports Jeopardy! Recap – February 4, 2015

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This is Season 1, Episode 20 of Sports Jeopardy!

You can watch this game on Crackle!

Today’s contestants:

Seth Goldberg, a broadcast journalism student from Livingston, NJ
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Jeff “Sonny” Wilson, a financial advisor from Chicago, IL
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Mike Obstgarten, a standardized test coach from Henderson, NV
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Final Jeopardy! category: INTERNATIONAL SPORTS STARS

Final Jeopardy! clue: First & last name of a sports star born on the island of Madeira in 1985; part of it honors President Reagan

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Who is Cristiano Ronaldo?

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Scores going into Final:
Seth 15,700
Mike 10,250
Sonny 8,750

Final Results:
Sonny 8,750 – 8,500 = 250 (Who is Justin Bieber?)
Mike 10,250 – 7,300 = 2,950 (Who is Yasiel Puig?)
Seth 15,700 – 15,000 = 700 (Who is Leo Messi?)

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Scores after the Jeopardy! round:
Seth 6,000
Mike 5,250
Sonny 2,250

Daily Double locations:
1) ON THE COVER OF SPORTS ILLUSTRATED 1000 (12th pick)
Seth 1250 +500 (Mike 3250 Sonny 1000)

2) DIFFERENT KINDS OF HURDLES 1500 (3rd pick)
Seth 7000 +200 (Mike 5250 Sonny 2750)
3) A SMALL CUP OF COFFEE 1500 (15th pick)
Mike 3250 +2000 (Seth 14200 Sonny 5250)

On the scoreboard:
19 – 02
49 – 00
In the first-ever Rose Bowl (then the Tournament East-West Football Game) in Pasadena, CA, the University of Michigan defeated Stanford University 49-0. The game was so lopsided that the Tournament of Roses did not host another football game until 1916.

Game stats:
Mike 9,750 Coryat, 17 correct, 2 incorrect, 40.00% in first on buzzer
Seth 17,500 Coryat, 19 correct, 0 incorrect, 33.33% in first on buzzer
Sonny 8,750 Coryat, 9 correct, 0 incorrect, 20.00% 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. John Fuller 14,000 (14,000)
  10. Nabaté Isles 12,750 (13,750)
  11. Kenny Chung 12,250 (10,750)
  12. Padraic Duffy 12,000 (6,000)
  13. Andrew Hard 11,249 (11,500)
  14. Nate Purdy 10,999 (5,500)
  15. Matt Pedicini 10,017 (7,900)
  16. Dan Gartland 10,001 (7,000)
  17. Terrence Jordan 8,000 (4,000)
  18. Betsy Schroeder 6,250 (14,250)
  19. Doug Meyer 4,000 (11,500)
  20. Mike Obstgarten 2,950 (10,250)

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