Sports Jeopardy Recap – May 25, 2016

Thayer Gallison defeated Keenan Bigg last time out. What’ll happen on this episode of Sports Jeopardy?

You can watch this game on Crackle!

Today’s contestants:

Rob Su, an investment analyst originally from San Jose, CA
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Mara Saltzman, an investment consultant from Philadelphia, PA
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Thayer Gallison, an investment analyst from Roswell, GA (1-day total: $5,000)
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Final Jeopardy! category: THE NAME GAME

Final Jeopardy! clue: This unique name among college football coaches comes from an older brother who tried to call the baby “that boy”

Click/Tap Here for Correct Response

Who is Dabo Swinney?

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Scores going into Final:
Thayer 20,500
Mara 6,500
Rob 4,750

Final Results:
Rob 4,750 – 1,751 = 2,999 (What is ???)
Mara 6,500 – 3,001 = 3,499 (What is Thad?)
Thayer 20,500 + 1,722 = 22,222 (2-day total: $10,000)

Daily Double locations:
1) 2015: YEAR OF THE TIGHT END 750 (21st pick)
Thayer 4000 +1250 (Rob 2750 Mara 1250)

2) THE HEAT INDEX 1500 (6th pick)
Thayer 4000 +2500 (Mara 5500 Rob 3250)
3) FROM MVP TO MANAGER 1500 (13th pick)
Thayer 11000 +5000 (Mara 5500 Rob 3750)

On the scoreboard:
04 – 15
19 – 47
Jackie Robinson integrated modern MLB when he made his debut as a first baseman for the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15, 1947. For obvious reasons, it’s one of the chapters in “The Games That Changed Baseball”, now available from McFarland!

Game stats:
Thayer 15,500 Coryat, 20 correct, 4 incorrect, 40.00% in first on buzzer
Mara 6,500 Coryat, 13 correct, 4 incorrect, 33.33% in first on buzzer
Rob 4,750 Coryat, 7 correct, 1 incorrect, 13.33% in first on buzzer

Thayer Gallison, stats to date:
38 correct
6 incorrect
4/4 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: 10,750)
2/2 in Final Jeopardy
38.89% in first on buzzer (35/90)
Average Coryat: 13,750

(contestant photo credit: sportsjeopardy.com)

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