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America Wins on the 4th

4 Jul

American Joey Chestnut with the Great Kobayashi

Good news on America’s birthday. Joey Chestnut of California defeated the legendary Kobayashi to win the annual Nathan’s of Coney Island Hot Dog Eating Championship. The two men tied at 59 dogs at the 10 minute mark. The eat-off went into overtime with Chestnut claiming the crown with 64 wieners devoured. Kobayashi blamed a sore jaw and a tooth problem for his downfall. Both men were said to look a bit ill upon the conclusion of the competition. No kidding! We’ve heard about the “Dog Days of Summer,” but this is a bit ridiculous.

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