"Jeopardy" is a "crucible." So says Ken Jennings, who holds the record for most consecutive wins on "Jeopardy" — he won 74 games back in 2004, and walked away with a total of over $2.5 million in prize money. "A lot of people are very good at 'Jeopardy' on their couch and assume that they're just going to kick butt," he told Business Insider. "And then they go on stage and they realize: It's a whole different ball game." There are bright lights and cameras zooming in on your face and — oh, right — the prospect of losing thousands of dollars. Even if you know the questions to the answers, you can still sweat and stammer and get everything wrong. "I was aware of that," Jennings said — and he
It has been more than a year since Lila Perry fought for her right to use the girls’ bathroom at her former Missouri high school. Perry, an 18-year-old transgender woman, made headlines in Sept. 2015 when she battled with officials at Hillsboro High School to use the facilities that aligned with her gender identity. Now a high school graduate, Perry tells PEOPLE that she is fearful for the transgender students she left behind at the school.
Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz was recently a guest on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast, where he and Rogan went into detail about the mental hurdles that a fighter encounters, particularly fighters that attain the highest levels of success. Cruz is no stranger to the category, having ruled the bantamweight division for years, struggling through injuries and comebacks, before losing his belt to Cody Garbrandt. Another fighter that is keenly aware of the struggles of success is Ronda Rousey, whom Cruz addressed with a fair amount of empathy. Follow MMAWeekly.com on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram