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What Just Happened?
Wide World of Sport
"Jimmy and Chad are serious sports fans. They tour the world cheering on their favorite teams. Unfortunately, Jimmy is sometimes not very attentive and misses the big plays. Fortunately, he has Chad to ask, "What just happened?""
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
March 24th, 2001 -- The "Big Unit" also known as Randy Johnson was on the mound pitching against the San Francisco Giants in a Spring Training Game. He pulled back his arm and launched a 95mph fast ball. Jimmy looked down for a moment to pick up his beer and the crowd suddenly went crazy. He turned to his buddy Chad and asked -- "What just happened?"
Randy's fast ball smashed into the plate umpire's face breaking his mask
Randy's fast ball was hit for the longest home run in Spring Training history
Randy's fast ball sailed over the catcher and smashed a TV camera
Randy's fast ball smashed into a bird
February 17th, 2002 -- Chad and Jimmy waved their American flags and cheered loudly for Apolo Anton Ohno. The Salt Lake City Winter Olympic Games -- the crowd was buzzing in anticipation for the final of the 1,000m short-track speed-skating competition. Jimmy stretched to watch the skaters come off the final turn but slipped and fell forward into the lap of a buxom Dutch supporter. There was a loud gasp and a groan as Jimmy struggled to entangle himself. Exasperated he looked up at his buddy Chad and asked -- "What just happened?"
Ohno and Chinese skater Li Jiajun collided and Ohno was disqualified
Every athlete fell in the last turn giving Australia its first ever Winter Olympics Gold Medal
The timing mechanism failed and the athletes were forced to re-run the race
A member of the crowd threw a bottle on to the track causing the Korean athlete to slide into the boards
October 11th, 2003 -- New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox are meeting for Game #3 in the American League Championship Series. Jimmy is a die-hard Red Sox fan and could not resist slipping out at the start of the 4th innings to buy a new baseball cap. Even from the souvenir stand he heard the crowd's excited reaction to a play on the field. Sprinting back to his seat, an exasperated Jimmy asked Chad, "What just happened?"
A fan rushed onto the field pursued by a security guard who promptly tazed the intruder
Manny Ramirez hits a monster home run that knocks out the scoreboard lights
In a bench-clearing brawl on the field, Pedro Martinez throws 72-year-old Yankees Coach Don Zimmer to the ground
Yankees pitcher, Roger Clemens beaned Todd Walker in the head and Walker stormed the mound
August 29th 2004 -- Jimmy and Chad had taken a trip to Athens for the Summer Olympic Games. They couldn't afford tickets to the athletics competition so they decided to go watch the marathon. Waiting for the leaders at the 35km mark, Jimmy could cross his legs no longer and ran for the bathroom. The Brazilian, Vanderlei de Lima came into view and suddenly chaos erupted. Jimmy dashed to his friend's side and gasped -- "What just happened?"
Vanderlei de Lima collided with one of the police motor cycles
Vanderlei de Lima was mugged by an Irish priest
Vanderlei de Lima was suddenly passed by six Kenyans and sat down in the middle of the road and cried
Vanderlei de Lima was disqualified for cutting the course
May 25th, 2005 -- Jimmy and Chad managed to snag tickets to the UEFA Champions League Final between Liverpool and AC Milan played at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul Turkey. Milan were clearly the better side and led 3-0 at half-time. Jimmy, exhausted from the long flight and devastated that his beloved Liverpool were getting trounced, fell asleep in the stands. He was woken an hour later with fans singing and cheering. Confused he looked around and asked -- "What just happened?"
Liverpool supporters were singing with happiness because the lights had gone out and the game would have to be replayed
AC Milan scored 5 more goals in the second half
Liverpool scored 3 goals in the second half and then won the match 3-2 on penalties
Six Liverpool players were sent off and the rest of the team walked off the pitch in protest
July 9th, 2006 -- Jimmy and Chad were crammed like sardines into the stands of Berlin's Olympic stadium. The FUFA World Cup Final between Italy and France was tied 1-1 and the game was now in extra time. 110 minutes had passed and the game looked like it was going to penalties. Jimmy was attempting to secure a phone number from a cute German girl in the row behind him. Suddenly a deafening roar went up from the crowd, turning back to Chad, Jimmy asked -- "What just happened?"
Zinedane Zidane head-butted the Italian player Marco Matterazzi
Zinedane Zidane pulled down the shorts of Gianlucca Zambrotta
Zinedane Zidane ripped the game winner past Italian goal-keeper Gianluigi Buffon
Zinedane Zidane was sent off for kicking the referee
October 27th, 2007 -- Jimmy and Chad journeyed down to Harper Davis Field in Jackson Mississippi to see two NCAA Division III powerhouses play a game of football. The Trinity Tigers were playing the Millsaps Majors. Millsaps got the ball with 2.03 left on the clock and leading 24-22. Jimmy headed for the exits but a few minutes later the crowd erupted into cheering. Running back to the bleachers he asked his buddy Chad -- "What just happened?"
Trinity College scored a touchdown with no time left on the clock on a play that included 15 laterals and lasted for 62 seconds.
The Trinity quarterback got the ball back and threw a 120 yard pass for a touchdown
Millsaps threw an interception but the Trinity player ran the wrong way into his own end zone
The Trinity college wide receiver was running for a game-winning touchdown and the Millsaps mascot sprinted onto the field and tackled him
Jimmy and Chad love all sports and decided to head out to Ellensberg, Washington for the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Game between Central Washington University and Western Oregon University. Jimmy was at the concessions stand when Sara Tucholsky of WOU stepped up with two runners on base and smashed her first ever home run over the left field fence. There was some commotion on the field and when Jimmy returned to his seat he found Chad and the other spectators with tears in their eyes. Confused he asked, "What just happened?"
Tucholsky broke her leg rounding 1st base and was carried around the bases by members of the opposite team
Tucholsky was sobbing with joy at her first home run and the crowd was showing empathy
Roseanne Barr had shown up to sing the National anthem and the performance was beautiful and emotional
Tucholsky's home run meant that every girl on both teams had homered in the same game
October 31st, 2009 -- Halloween! Jimmy and Chad have courtside tickets at the AT&T Center for the San Antonio Spurs versus the Sacramento Kings Game. Jimmy is returning from the nachos stand and Manu Ginobili is being tended to by trainers on the sidelines. There is a buzz in the stadium. "Chad -- What just happened?"
Manu Ginobili and Kevin Martin banged heads going for a jump ball
A bat was dive bombing the players and Manu Ginobili swatted it out of the air
Manu Ginobili dived into the crowd to save a loose ball and impaled his right bicep on a fan's umbrella
Manu Ginobili dunked on Spencer Hawes but got his hair caught in the rim
On July 11th, 2010 Jimmy Jump and his buddy Chad were in the stadium for the FIFA World Cup Final between Spain and the Netherlands played in South Africa. Before kick-off, Jimmy disappeared and re-appeared on the field running toward the World Cup Trophy displayed at mid-field. His mission -- to touch the trophy and dress it with what item of clothing?
Spanish Soccer Jersey
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