Sports Jeopardy! Recap – November 2, 2016

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Will Earl Holland become a five-time champ? Coming out of a lunch break, it’s always tough on a champion!

You can watch this game on Crackle!

Today’s contestants:

Rob Wrights, a leadership developer from Rochester, NY
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Josh Griffis, a high school teacher and coach from Kansas City, MO
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Earl Holland, a sports copy and web editor from Newark, DE (4-day total: $20,000)
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This was a tough set of boards, as evidenced by 12 stand-and-stares, 14 Triple Stumpers, and only 32 combined correct responses! Earl stayed steady though, dominating the opening board with 15 correct on his own!

Final Jeopardy! category: COLLEGE FOOTBALL HISTORY

Final Jeopardy! clue: In the 1982 game that featured “The Play” in which a band member got leveled in the end zone, this man was the losing QB

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Who is John Elway?

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Scores going into Final:
Earl 15,000
Rob 2,000
Josh 1,750

Final Results:
Josh 1,750 + 1,249 = 2,999
Rob 2,000 + 1,501 = 3,501
Earl 15,000 + 1,000 = 16,000 (5-day total: $25,000)

Scores after the Jeopardy! round:
Earl 9,500
Rob 750
Josh -750

Daily Double locations:
1) MEMORABILIA 1000 (16th pick)
Earl 5250 +1750 (Rob 500 Josh -750)

2) NCAA HOOPS COACHING LEGENDS 1000 (6th pick)
Rob 4750 -2250 (Earl 9500 Josh 250)
3) MAJOR RENOVATIONS 1000 (10th pick)
Rob 3500 -1500 (Earl 9500 Josh 250)

On the scoreboard:
19 – 64
20 – 16
The Cleveland Browns went from 1964 to 2016 between major titles (the Browns won the 1964 NFL championship; the Cavaliers won the 2016 NBA championship).

Game stats:
Earl 14,250 Coryat, 20 correct, 1 incorrect, 44.44% in first on buzzer
Rob 5,750 Coryat, 9 correct, 3 incorrect, 20.00% in first on buzzer
Josh 1,750 Coryat, 3 correct, 1 incorrect, 8.89% in first on buzzer

Earl Holland, stats to date:
111 correct
11 incorrect
9/9 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: 12,750)
3/5 in Final Jeopardy
44.00% in first on buzzer (99/225)
Average Coryat: 17,550

Earl Holland, to win:
6 games: 70.39%
7: 49.55%
8: 34.88%
9: 24.55%
10: 17.28%
Avg. streak: 7.378 games.

(contestant photo credit: sportsjeopardy.com)

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1 Comment on "Sports Jeopardy! Recap – November 2, 2016"

  1. Ah, the Cavs. I remember Twitter going nuts when it happened.

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