Hot Dog Havoc: Joey Chestnut Downs 54 Wieners; Takeru Kobayashi Hauled Off by Cops

It was hot, it was sweaty, it was gross -- and in the end, it wasn't even close. From the moment the clock started its 10-minute countdown, Joey Chestnut ran away from the rest of the field of 16 competitors and won his fourth consecutive Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island, N.Y. After consuming 54 hot dogs and buns, the American walked away with the mustard-yellow belt and $30,000. "You know what? I came out here and I knew what I had to do,"...Full Story
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