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Final Jeopardy: 20th Century America

The Final Jeopardy question (1/2/2015), in the category “20th Century America” was: In 1923 Fanny Brice made news by having this procedure, later rejected by a woman portraying her. 5x...

Mike Trout and Clayton Kershaw are MLB’s MVPs

Baseball concluded its post season awards by announcing a Los Angeles sweep. L.A. Angels outfielder Mike Trout was named the American League Most Valuable Player and L.A. Dodgers pitcher Clayton...

Final Jeopardy: Eponymous Geography

The Final Jeopardy question (10/22/2014), in the category “Eponymous Geography” was: Named around 1616, it’s the world’s fifth-largest island & the largest named after a person. 3-day champ Alexander Persaud...

American League Wins All Star Game 5-3

In an All Star Game that may be remembered most for the tributes to retiring New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, the American and National League All Star teams put...

Final Jeopardy: Biblical Names

The Final Jeopardy question (3/7/2014), in the category “Biblical Names” was: In Genesis 4 this name is chosen because God “hath appointed me another seed.” Today is the last match...

Final Jeopardy: Government Programs

The Final Jeopardy question (11/27/2013), in the category “Government Programs” was: Over 8,000 people have been saved from harm by this program authorized in a 1970 law, but we’re not...

Final Jeopardy: Authors

The Final Jeopardy question (11/26/2013), in the category “Authors” was: An international airport in Jamaica is named for this author who set many of his stories of the 1950s and...