Sports Jeopardy Recap – October 1, 2014

This is Season 1, Episode 2 of Sports Jeopardy!

You can watch this game on Crackle!

Today’s contestants:

Matt Flood, a chief petty officer in the U.S. Navy originally from Phoenix, AZ
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Alex DeFrank, a sports blogger from Brooklyn, NY
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Derek Allen, a delivery driver from Elkhart, IN
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Alex made a play for the end-of-season finals, netting $16,000 on the three Daily Doubles!

Final Jeopardy! category: ALEX THE GREAT

Final Jeopardy! clue: The year before & the year after Red Auerbach won 8 straight titles, this coach won the NBA championship

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Who is Alex Hannum?

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Scores going into Final:
Alex 25,000
Derek 11,000
Matt 1,250

Final Results:
Matt 1,250 – 1,250 = 0 (Who is The Best Wife Sherri?)
Derek 11,000 + 8,000 = 19,000
Alex 25,000 – 2,999 = 22,001 (Who is Smith?)

Scores after the Jeopardy! round:
Alex 10,000
Derek 4,000
Matt 250

Daily Double locations:
1) THE WHIFF 1000 (24th pick)
Alex 5000 +5000 (Derek 4000 Matt 250)

2) MILESTONES OF THE ’60s 1000 (2nd pick)
Alex 10500 +6000 (Derek 4000 Matt 250)
3) SLOGANS & MOTTOS 1500 (14th pick)
Alex 19500 +5000 (Derek 7000 Matt -750)

On the scoreboard:
03 – 59
19 – 54
Roger Bannister ran the mile in 3:59.4 – the first person under 4 minutes, at Oxford’s Iffley Road track on May 6, 1954.

Game stats:
Alex 12,500 Coryat, 19 correct, 3 incorrect, 37.78% in first on buzzer
Derek 11,000 Coryat, 11 correct, 0 incorrect, 22.22% in first on buzzer
Matt 1,250 Coryat, 4 correct, 2 incorrect, 13.33% in first on buzzer

Current standings:

  1. Alex DeFrank 22,001 (25,000)
  2. Kenny Chung 12,250 (10,750)

(contestant photo credit: sportsjeopardy.com)

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