Sports Jeopardy Recap – May 4, 2016

Last time out, Rick Karl parlayed knowledge of a dartboard to a treble. Will he win his fourth?

You can watch this game on Crackle!

Today’s contestants:

Keenan Bigg, a nonprofit development manager from Chicago, IL
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Nadeem Hasan, a financial consultant from Redondo Beach, CA
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Rick Karl, an HR consultant from Austin, TX (3-day total: $15,000)
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Final Jeopardy! category: LEGAL ISSUES

Final Jeopardy! clue: In the 1980 case of San Diego radio station KGB v. Giannoulas, a court ruled the defendant could dress as this

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What is a chicken?

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Scores going into Final:
Keenan 20,500
Nadeem 13,000
Rick 7,750

Final Results:
Rick 7,750 + 7,746 = 15,496
Nadeem 13,000 + 13,000 = 26,000
Keenan 20,500 + 6,000 = 26,500

This is part of the chapter on Ted Giannoulas in “The Games That Changed Baseball”, now available from McFarland!

Daily Double locations:
1) FOOD OPTIONS AT THE VENUE 1000 (11th pick)
Nadeem 2250 +500 (Rick 2000 Keenan 750)

2) HEAVY LOSSES 2000 (5th pick)
Keenan 8000 -2000 (Nadeem 5000 Rick 4250)
3) NET PROFITS 1000 (20th pick, 7000 left on the board)
Keenan 10000 +5000 (Nadeem 11500 Rick 7750)

On the scoreboard:
19 – 68
01 – 12
Bob Gibson’s earned run average in the 1968 MLB season was an incredible 1.12.

Game stats:
Keenan 18,500 Coryat, 19 correct, 1 incorrect, 40.00% in first on buzzer
Nadeem 13,500 Coryat, 14 correct, 1 incorrect, 28.89% in first on buzzer
Rick 7,750 Coryat, 12 correct, 1 incorrect, 26.67% in first on buzzer

Rick Karl, final stats:
57 correct
3 incorrect
1/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -1000)
3/4 in Final Jeopardy
28.33% in first on buzzer (51/180)
Average Coryat: 10,688

Keenan Bigg, stats to date:
20 correct
1 incorrect
1/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: 3,000)
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
40.00% in first on buzzer (18/45)
Average Coryat: 18,500

(contestant photo credit: sportsjeopardy.com)

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