"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
The NFL has announced the 32 compensatory draft picks the league has issued to 16 teams that suffered a net loss in free agency a year ago. The picks range from the third to the seventh rounds of the 2017 NFL, and the secret formula used to determine which teams receive the picks is based on the dollar amount and talent of free agents who left teams that signed fewer free agents than they lost a year ago. In the past, teams that received compensatory picks had to use the selections themselves.
Lil B didn’t just sit back and watch the Warriors get bullied by Shaquille O’Neal. The East Bay rapper/producer issued a warning to Shaq, seemingly over the Basketball Hall of Famer’s feud with Warriors big man JaVale McGee: Stop, or be cursed. Lil B, through his alter ego The Based God, has previously leveled curses against Kevin Durant — which he lifted after KD signed with the Warriors — and James Harden. Lil B, an Oakland product who burst onto the musical scene with the Bay Area group The Pack, is a vocal supporter of Golden State. (The Harden curse goes back to the Rockets star using a dance move Lil B claims he created without crediting the rapper.) So add Lil B, an Oakland product who