Sports Jeopardy Recap – June 15, 2016


Megan Kim ended Thayer Gallison’s run last episode. Can she repeat?

You can watch this game on Crackle!

Today’s contestants:

Ranan Tannenbaum, a strategic analyst from Washington, DC
Julio Hernandez, a correction officer from Bronx, NY
Megan Kim, a physical therapist from Sunrise, FL (1-day total: $5,000)

Amazingly, at the start of this episode, they actually showed the ZergCam they had put on Megan at the end of the previous episode!


Final Jeopardy! category: HISTORIC MISTEAKS

Final Jeopardy! clue: The name of this Hall of Fame goaltender is spelled 4 different ways on the Stanley Cup

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Who is Jacques Plante?



Scores going into Final:
Ranan 9,250
Megan 8,750
Julio 2,750

Final Results:
Julio 2,750 – 2,250 = 500 (Who is Martin Brodeur?)
Megan 8,750 – 0 = 8,750 (Who is the poor guy without a dictionary?) (2-day total: $10,000)
Ranan 9,250 – 3,749 = 5,501 (Who is Brodeur?)

Megan is wagering circles around her opposition right now, and it is an absolute thing of beauty to watch. I don’t say this about too many contestants, but I don’t know how I would defend against her.

Daily Double locations:
1) CY YOUNG WINNERS 500 (15th pick)
Ranan 3750 +1500 (Megan 1500 Julio 1000)

2) AMERICAN SPORTSMAN 1500 (18th pick)
Ranan 9250 -1500 (Megan 6500 Julio 2250)
3) STARS IN THE GALAXY 2000 (21st pick; 2500 left on board)
Megan 8000 +750 (Ranan 8750 Julio 2250)

On the scoreboard:
09 – 28
19 – 60
On September 28, 1960, Ted Williams played in his final MLB game, hitting his 521st and final home run off the Baltimore Orioles’ Jack Fisher in his final major league at bat.

Game stats:
Megan 10,000 Coryat, 12 correct, 2 incorrect, 24.44% in first on buzzer
Ranan 9,750 Coryat, 15 correct, 3 incorrect, 33.33% in first on buzzer
Julio 2,750 Coryat, 6 correct, 3 incorrect, 17.78% in first on buzzer

Megan Kim, stats to date:
21 correct
5 incorrect
2/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: 2,750)
0/2 in Final Jeopardy
20.00% in first on buzzer (18/90)
Average Coryat: 8,625

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