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The annual Teachers Tournament on ‘Jeopardy,’ filmed months ago, is now a heartwarming tribute to educators during the pandemic

The quiz show “Jeopardy!” holds an annual Teachers Tournament celebrating America’s educators. This year’s tournament was filmed months before the coronavirus pandemic. A promotional video for the tournament follows up with teachers who competed on the show and honours their work with the hashtag #AppreciateTeachers. The “Jeopardy!” Teachers Tournament airs […]
The annual Teachers Tournament on ‘Jeopardy,’ filmed months ago, is now a heartwarming tribute to educators during the pandemic
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The ‘Jeopardy!’ leak is going to be the death of ‘Jeopardy!’

‘Jeopardy!’ isn’t live, but until Monday night’s episode the show had done a pretty good job of maintaining enough secrecy that the game was, functionally, a must-see live event. But on Sunday night, the exciting conclusion of contestant James Holzhauer’s run on the show was revealed by a leak, and […]
The ‘Jeopardy!’ leak is going to be the death of ‘Jeopardy!’
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Meet Emma Boettcher, the librarian who took down record-breaking ‘Jeopardy!’ champion James Holzhauer

University of Chicago librarian Emma Boettcher beat “Jeopardy!” champion James Holzhauer after his 32-episode winning streak, according to leaked footage of Monday’s episode. Boettcher wrote a 70-page thesis titled “Predicting the Difficulty of Trivia Questions Using Text Features,” based on clues from “Jeopardy!” She auditioned for the “Jeopardy!” College Championship […]
Meet Emma Boettcher, the librarian who took down record-breaking ‘Jeopardy!’ champion James Holzhauer