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Ryan Long on His Best of Philly Picks, His Wawa Order, and the Eagles

Philly’s winningest Jeopardy! contestant shares his gripe with the Rocky statue and the person he’s a little scared to face in the Tournament of Champions. Get a compelling long read and must-have lifestyle tips in your inbox every Sunday morning — great with coffee!. My parents named...
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Did Ryan Long throw the game? ‘Jeopardy!’ champ speaks out

It’s a tale as old as time: A “Jeopardy!” contestant goes on a massive winning streak, generates attention from fans and media, and eventually gets stumped on a clue or doesn’t wager enough money, ultimately falling to a new “Jeopardy!” champion. And almost every...
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‘Jeopardy!’ champ Ryan Long shares sweet message after loss: ‘Hold on to your dreams’

Former “Jeopardy!” champ Ryan Long is counting his blessings. The Philadelphia native broke his winning streak Monday losing to Minneapolis meteorologist Eric Ahasic. Long shared an emotional message on Twitter Monday evening, gushing over his time on the trivia show and looking forward to the future. “So many feelings … I’m going to try and keep this short, but I’ll probably fail. I want to thank everybody who watched and supported me. I want to thank all my fellow contestants who were, to a person, exemplary human beings,” Long began his thread. The ride-share driver won 16 consecutive games and walked away with $299,400. He...

'Jeopardy!' champion Ryan Long defeated after 16-night winning streak

Ryan Long's tenure on "Jeopardy!" ended Monday night, but not before he secured the show's ninth-longest winning streak of all time. The Mt. Airy resident won 16 games, earning more than $300,000, over a stretch that extended more than two weeks. Long, a rideshare driver, thanked his supporters and fellow...

‘Jeopardy!’ Champ Ryan Long Wins Again Despite Missing Phillies Clue to Fellow Philadelphia Contestant

The season of “Jeopardy!” super champions continues with Ryan Long, a Philadelphia native who’s won 14 consecutive games. But last night proved a close call for the “Jeopardy!” champ. He went into the “Final Jeopardy!” round in second place, trailing behind Portland, Oregon, native Meagan Morrow. All three contestants missed the question, however. Luckily for Long, Morrow bet more to lose than he did, so the Philly native still made it out on top.

Why ‘Jeopardy!’ Champ Ryan Long Only Brought Two Shirts to Filming

Current “Jeopardy!” champ Ryan Long certainly didn’t see his 14-day win streak coming, considering he only brought two shirts with him to filming. “Jeopardy!” fans might have picked up on this fact after the first few games. Since then, it looks like he’s acquired a few more. But Long admitted on Twitter that the wardrobe department did their best to work with two shirts and two sweater vests when he kept winning.

‘Jeopardy!’ Fans Think Ryan Long Had an ‘Unfair Advantage’ in His Latest Win

Becoming a Jeopardy! champion requires a vast knowledge of a variety of subjects. You never know what category might appear on the iconic Jeopardy! board, and sometimes, it truly comes down to luck. No one can know it all, but if a familiar category happens to appear late in the game, it can mean huge winnings for the fortune contestant. Especially if that Jeopardy contestant is as aggressive with their bets as Ryan Long, the game show’s newest champion.