Sports Jeopardy! Recap – December 9, 2015

I’m just going to say: This game? Lit.

You can watch this game on Crackle!

Today’s contestants:

Chip Spires, a CPA from Phoenix, AZ
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Sid Chandrasekhar, a management consultant from Saratoga, CA
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Vinny Varadarajan, an engineering graduate from Fords, NJ (6-day total: $30,000)
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Final Jeopardy! category: ANNUAL EVENTS

Final Jeopardy! clue: The 2014 82nd running of this long event is condensed to only 110 minutes on the DVD

Click/Tap Here for Correct Response

What is the 24 Hours of Le Mans?

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Scores going into Final:
Sid 17,750
Chris 9,750
Vinny 8,500

Final Results:
Vinny 8,500 + 7,501 = 16,001 (7-day champ: $35,000)
Chip 9,750 – 8,001 = 1,749 (What is the Boston Marathon?)
Sid 17,750 – 1,751 = 15,999 (What is the Iditarod?)

Daily Double locations:
1) THE OLD GUARD 500 (4th pick)
Sid 1250 +1250 (Chip 0 Vinny -250)

2) THE NEW GUARD 1500 (6th pick)
Sid 9250 +5000 (Chip 5750 Vinny 4000)
3) BANNED FOR LIFE 1500 (18th pick)
Sid 14250 +4000 (Chip 9250 Vinny 6500)

On the scoreboard:
07 – 15
19 – 74
On April 8, 1974, Hank Aaron of the Braves hit his 715th career home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers, breaking the record previously held by Babe Ruth.

Game stats:
Vinny 8,500 Coryat, 14 correct, 2 incorrect, 28.89% in first on buzzer
Sid 11,000 Coryat, 20 correct, 4 incorrect, 42.22% in first on buzzer
Chip 9,750 Coryat, 9 correct, 2 incorrect, 24.44% in first on buzzer

Vinny Varadarajan, stats to date:
141 correct
18 incorrect
6/9 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: 10,745)
6/7 in Final Jeopardy
40.63% in first on buzzer (128/315)
Average Coryat: 15,357

(contestant photo credit: sportsjeopardy.com)

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