Sports Jeopardy Recap – August 24, 2016

After a very savvy wager in Final Jeopardy, Howard Tilman defeated Jose Guzman by a mere 2 points last week, shocking the audience! Will he win his second game?

You can watch this game on Crackle!

Today’s contestants:

Dana Higgins, a youth specialist from Olivet, MI
dana_higgins_2_ad_08-24-16_sn_1101
Kevin Harp, a history teacher from San Dimas, CA
kevin_harp_2_ad_08-24-16_sn_1101
Howard Tilman, a rabbi from Jacksonville, FL (1-day total: $5,000)
howard_tilman_2_ad_08-24-16_sn_1101

The final 3 categories in the Jeopardy! round: IT’S SHEA; IN IRVING; HE IS NOT PLEASED

Sports Jeopardy was definitely trolling Habs fans this episode, with a pair of clues (one inadvertent, as it was taped before the trade in question) about sore spots with fans!

Final Jeopardy! category: TRACK ACHIEVEMENTS

Final Jeopardy! clue: 23 days after Roger Bannister’s historic feat, Diane Leather broke this corresponding barrier for women

Click/Tap Here for Correct Response

What is the five-minute mile?

[collapse]

---Advertisement---

Scores going into Final:
Dana 13,750
Kevin 8,750
Howard 4,750

Final Results:
Howard 4,750 + 4,000 = 8,750
Kevin 8,750 – 1,000 = 7,750 (What is the 4-minute mile?)
Dana 13,750 – 3,751 = 9,999 (What is the 5-minute mark?) (1-day total: $5,000)

Daily Double locations:
1) IT’S SHEA 750 (7th pick)
Howard 1250 +1250 (Dana 500 Kevin -500)

2) 2ND CHANCE NFL DRAFTING 1000 (8th pick)
Howard 2750 +2000 (Dana 3250 Kevin 4750)
3) HOCKEY 1000 (18th pick)
Dana 5750 +2000 (Kevin 7250 Howard 4750)

On the scoreboard:
19 – 72
00 – 09
Mark Spitz’s seven gold medals at the 1972 Munich Olympics brought him to a career total of nine.

Game stats:
Dana 12,750 Coryat, 14 correct, 3 incorrect, 33.33% in first on buzzer
Howard 3,250 Coryat, 8 correct, 1 incorrect, 13.33% in first on buzzer
Kevin 8,750 Coryat, 13 correct, 3 incorrect, 31.11% in first on buzzer

Howard Tilman, final stats:
20 correct
5 incorrect
3/3 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: 4,250)
2/2 in Final Jeopardy
21.11% in first on buzzer (19/90)
Average Coryat: 3,625

Dana Higgins, stats to date:
14 correct
4 incorrect
1/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: 2,000)
0/1 in Final Jeopardy
33.33% in first on buzzer (15/45)
Average Coryat: 12,750

Dana Higgins, to win:
2 games: 46.23%
3: 21.37%
4: 9.88%
5: 4.57%
6: 2.11%
Avg. streak: 1.860 games.

(contestant photo credit: sportsjeopardy.com)

(When commenting, please note that all comments on The Jeopardy! Fan must be in compliance with the Site Comment Policy.)

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail