Sports Jeopardy! Recap – December 23, 2015

Will Vinny make it to 9 wins?

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Today’s contestants:

Andy Parker, a research editor from Sherman Oaks, CA
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Jamie Scavotto, a radio personality from Burlington, VT
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>Vinny Varadarajan, an engineering graduate from Fords, NJ (8-day total: $40,000)
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Final Jeopardy! category: FATHERS & SONS

Final Jeopardy! clue: One in the NFL & one in the NBA, this father & son were both Rookies of the Year

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Who are Calvin and Grant Hill?

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Scores going into Final:
Vinny 12,750
Jamie 3,250
Andy 3,250

Final Results:
Andy 3,250 – 3,250 = 0 (Who is What Vinny said?)
Jamie 3,250 – 3,250 = 0 (Who is ?)
Vinny 12,750 – 250 = 12,500 (Who are 2 people who’ve never been in my kitchen?) (9-day champ: $45,000)

Daily Double locations:
1) CINCINNATI TO PHILADELPHIA 750 (2nd pick)
Vinny 1000 +1000 (Jamie 0 Andy 0)

2) THE “A” TEAM 1500 (3rd pick)
Jamie 4750 -2000 (Vinny 6750 Andy 3250)
3) THOSE MEDALING KIDS 1500 (7th pick)
ANDY 3750 -2500 (Vinny 8750 Jamie 1750)

On the scoreboard:
09 – 72
06 – 05
This is a reference to the 1972 Summit Series; Game 8 was won 6-5 by Canada on a goal by Paul Henderson with 34 seconds remaining

Game stats:
Vinny 12,500 Coryat, 17 correct, 3 incorrect, 42.22% in first on buzzer
Jamie 5,250 Coryat, 12 correct, 4 incorrect, 31.11% in first on buzzer
Andy 5,750 Coryat, 9 correct, 2 incorrect, 22.22% in first on buzzer

Vinny Varadarajan, stats to date:
184 correct
24 incorrect
10/13 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: 12,513)
6/9 in Final Jeopardy
41.48% in first on buzzer (168/405)
Average Coryat: 16,194

(contestant photo credit: sportsjeopardy.com)

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