Sports Jeopardy Recap – June 29, 2016

Last episode, Patrick Gillan dethroned Megan Kim, who had shown the world how savvy wagering can make you a champion. How will Patrick do in his title defense? Well, he’s gotta go up against Eric Park. He was on Jeopardy! in January of 2015. We recapped that game back then for TJF.

You can watch this game on Crackle!

Today’s contestants:

Eric Park, a CPA from Dallas, TXEricPark Dan Raben, an assistant athletic director from Hollywood, FL
Dan Raben
Patrick Gillan, a business owner from La Crescenta, CA (1-day total: $5,000)
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Final Jeopardy! category: QUARTERBACKS

Final Jeopardy! clue: He’s the most recent Super Bowl-winning starting quarterback to hail from a non-Division I-A school

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Who is Joe Flacco?

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Scores going into Final:
Eric 13,500
Patrick 11,500
Dan 6,750

Final Results:
Dan 6,750 + 6,748 = 13,498
Patrick 11,500 – 2,001 = 9,499 (Who is George Jewell?)
Eric 13,500 + 9,501 = 23,001 (1-day total: $5,000)

Daily Double locations:
1) STREETS NEAR THE STADIUM 1000 (12th pick)
Eric 3750 +1000 (Dan 500 Patrick 250)

2) OI! OI! OI! 1500 (15th pick)
Eric 8000 +2000 (Patrick 7500 Dan 3750)
3) AUSSIE! AUSSIE! AUSSIE! 1500 (21st pick, 4500 left on board)
Patrick 10000 +1500 (Eric 11000 Dan 6750)

On the scoreboard:
19 – 88
10 – 49
At the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, Florence Griffith-Joyner set a still-standing world record by running the 100 meters in 10.49 seconds.

Game stats:
Eric 12,500 Coryat, 17 correct, 1 incorrect, 35.56% in first on buzzer
Patrick 11,500 Coryat, 16 correct, 2 incorrect, 35.56% in first on buzzer
Dan 6,750 Coryat, 8 correct, 1 incorrect, 20.00% in first on buzzer

Patrick Gillan, final stats:
31 correct
7 incorrect
1/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: 500)
0/2 in Final Jeopardy
33.33% in first on buzzer (30/90)
Average Coryat: 10,875

Eric Park, stats to date:
18 correct
1 incorrect
2/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: 3,500)
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
35.56% in first on buzzer (16/45)
Average Coryat: 12,500

(contestant photo credit: sportsjeopardy.com)

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