Jeopardy! Champion Amy Schneider Reacts To First Pitch Controversy

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By Matt Hladik Jeopardy! champion Amy Schneider says she believes the explanation from FOX Sports regarding her unaired first pitch at a recent San Francisco Giants game. Schneider, the first openly transgender Jeopardy! champion, threw out the first pitch on Pride Day at Oracle Park last Saturday. However, during the broadcast of the game on FOX Sports, the network re-aired footage of NASCAR driver Kurt Busch throwing out the first pitch two days earlier. The immediate reaction from many was to suggest that FOX Sports intentionally omitted Schneider’s throw because of her identity, but the ne…

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