Sports Jeopardy! Recap – October 28, 2015

This episode aired on NBC Sports Network on August 7/8, 2016.

You can watch this episode on Crackle!

Today’s contestants:

Steve Brauntuch, an advertising account director from Brooklyn, NY
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Bryce Warwick, a tutor and lawyer from San Jose, CA
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Vinny Varadarajan, an engineering graduate from Fords, NJ (1-day total: $5,000)
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Final Jeopardy! category: WORLD SOCCER

Final Jeopardy! clue: When these 2 powerhouse soccer teams meet in league play, the game is dubbed “El Clasico”

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Who are FC Barcelona and Real Madrid?

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Scores going into Final:
Vinny 19,750
Bryce 4,000
Steve 4,000

Final Results:
Steve 4,000 + 0 = 4,000
Bryce 4,000 + 4,000 = 8,000
Vinny 19,750 + 10,250 = 30,000 (2-day total: $10,000)

Daily Double locations:
1) UNUSUAL COLLEGE TEAM NAMES 1000 (15th pick)
Vinny 4750 -1750 (Steve 1750 Bryce 1500)

2) YOU PROBABLY THINK THIS NFL RULE IS ABOUT YOU 1500 (1st pick)
Bryce 2000 -2000 (Vinny 5750 Steve 2500
3) IT’S THE DICK MOTTA 1500 (24th pick)
Bryce 7000 -3000 (Vinny 19750 Steve 4000)

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:
Vinny 21,500 Coryat, 23 correct, 2 incorrect, 51.11% in first on buzzer
Bryce 9,000 Coryat, 10 correct, 3 incorrect, 24.44% in first on buzzer
Steve 4,000 Coryat, 7 correct, 1 incorrect, 17.78% in first on buzzer

Vinny Varadarajan, stats to date:
43 correct
4 incorrect
2/4 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -250)
2/2 in Final Jeopardy
42.22% in first on buzzer (38/90)
Average Coryat: 19,000

(contestant photo credit: sportsjeopardy.com)

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