Sports Jeopardy! Recap – October 14, 2015

This episode aired on NBC Sports Network on August 6/7, 2015.

You can watch this game on Crackle!

Today’s contestants:

Tyler Patla, a bond trader from Jersey City, NJ
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Amal Shah, a motivational speaker from Dallas, TX
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Ron Freshour, a pub quiz host and voice artist from Austin, TX (2-day total: $10,000)
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Final Jeopardy! category: THE 1968 OLYMPICS

Final Jeopardy! clue: Jesse Owens told this pair their symbolic display was “meaningless…when you open it you have nothing but fingers”

Click/Tap Here for Correct Response

Who are Tommie Smith and John Carlos?

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Scores going into Final Jeopardy:
Ron 17,750
Tyler 4,750
Amal 1,250

Final Results:
Amal 1,250 – 1,250 = 0 (Who is John Carlos?)
Tyler 4,750 – 250 = 4,500 (Who are Black Panthers?)
Ron 17,750 – 0 = 17,750 (Who are those 2 guys from that really famous picture) (2-day total: $10,000)

Daily Double locations:
1) WHO SAID THAT? 1000 (13th pick)
Amal 1000 +1000 (Ron 1000 Tyler 0)

2) NFL: DA BUTTS 1500 (4th pick)
Ron 6250 +3000 (Amal 3250 Tyler 2750)
3) NBA DEBUTS 2000 (8th pick)
Tyler 5250 -3000 (Ron 11250 Amal 3250)

On the scoreboard:
19-84
45-47
This is a reference to Doug Flutie’s Hail Mary to lead Boston College to victory over Miami, 47-45.

Game stats:
Ron 16,250 Coryat, 18 correct, 1 incorrect, 37.78% in first on buzzer
Tyler 7,750 Coryat, 12 correct, 4 incorrect, 28.89% in first on buzzer
Amal 1,250 Coryat, 10 correct, 4 incorrect, 28.89% in first on buzzer

Ron Freshour, stats to date:
32 correct
5 incorrect
1/1 on Daily Doubles (Net earned: 3,000)
0/2 in Final Jeopardy
35.56% in first on buzzer (32/90)
Average Coryat: 12,000

(contestant photo credit: sportsjeopardy.com)

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