Sports Jeopardy! Recap – October 22, 2014

This is Season 1, Episode 5 of Sports Jeopardy!

You can watch this game on Crackle!

Today’s contestants:

Steve Howell, a college professor from Chicago, IL
stevehowell
Evan Berman, a middle school English teacher and basketball coach from Las Vegas, NV
evanberman
Dan Gartland, a sportswriter from Fairfield, CT
dangartland

When the players go 0-for-3 on the Daily Doubles, scores stay down!

Final Jeopardy! category: COACHES

Final Jeopardy! clue: By winning Super Bowl XXXIV in 2000, he became the first head coach to win both a Rose Bowl & a Super Bowl

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Click/Tap Here for Correct Response

Who is Dick Vermeil?

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Scores going into Final:
Dan 7,000
Steve 5,000
Evan 3,750

Final Results:
Evan 3,750 – 3,000 = 750 (no response)
Steve 5,000 – 5,000 = 0 (Who is Jon Gruden?)
Dan 7,000 + 3,001 = 10,001

Scores after the Jeopardy! round:
Steve 2,500
Evan 1,750
Dan 1,500

Daily Double locations:
1) I OWN YOU 750 (19th pick)
Even 6000 -4000 (Dan 2250 Steve 1750)

2) CONN SMYTHE TROPHY WINNERS 1500 (18th pick)
Dan 10000 -3000 (Evan 4750 Steve 1500†)
3) THAT BITES! 1500 (23rd pick)
Steve 3000† -2000 (Dan 7000 Evan 3750)

The scores above on the Daily Doubles do not take into account the eventual reversal on a 2,000 point clue, giving Steve 4,000 extra points.

On the scoreboard:
20 – 11
10 – 09
Game Six of the 2011 World Series was won 10-9 by the St. Louis Cardinals over the Texas Rangers. The Rangers were one strike away from winning the World Series in both the 9th and 10th innings, but the Cards tied the game on both occasions. David Freese then hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 11th.

Game stats:
Dan 10,000 Coryat, 15 correct, 4 incorrect, 40.00% in first on buzzer
Evan 7,750 Coryat, 14 correct, 4 incorrect, 33.33% in first on buzzer
Steve 7,000 Coryat, 9 correct, 2 incorrect, 17.78% in first on buzzer

Current standings:

  1. Alex DeFrank 22,001 (25,000)
  2. Steven Silverman 14,499 (11,250)
  3. Kenny Chung 12,250 (10,750)
  4. Dan Gartland
    10,001 (7,000)
  5. Betsy Schroeder 6,250 (14,250)

(contestant photo credit: sportsjeopardy.com)

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