Competitive Eating News
Joey Chestnut wins his 10th Nathan's hot dog contest
Another year, another win for Joey "Jaws" Chestnut at Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. The 33-year old from Vallejo, California, downed a record 72 hot dogs in 10 minutes to win his 10th contest in 11 years. The Associated Press reported that Chestnut soaked the hot dogs and buns in water to
Joey Chestnut , Miki Sudo win titles in Nathan's hot dog contest
Joey Chestnut won his record 10th men's title in the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest by consuming an event-record and personal-best 72 dogs and buns in 10 minutes on Tuesday. Miki Sudo also set a personal best by devouring 41 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes to win her record fourth
Secret Rituals: Inside the Movie 'Goat'
This new film, starring Nick Jonas, takes a graphic and brutal look at fraternity hazing.
'Stand by Me' Turns 30
Thirty years after its release, "Stand by Me" remains one of Hollywood's best coming-of-age films. Directed by Rob Reiner and based on Stephen King ’s novella "The Body," it tells the story (narrated by Richard Dreyfuss) of an unforgettable summer when four boys -- all best friends -- set off to
#MLBRank: Clemente, Henderson make Crasnick's all-time top 10
As my ESPN.com colleague Dave Schoenfield observed , the easiest approach in assembling one of these top 10 lists is to click on Baseball-reference.com, proceed to "career WAR'' and commence the countdown. It's the most efficient and analytically defensible way to get the job done. It's also
Move Over Nathan's: Kale Eating Contest to Hit NY Food Festival
Competitive eating is about to get a whole lot kale-thier. On Saturday, July 9, at 2 p.m., in front of Buffalo's City Hall, a kale-eating contest will take place during the Taste of Buffalo two-day food festival. A total of 10 competitors sanctioned by Major League Eating will face off by chowing
Joey Chestnut Regains Championship in Hot Dog Eating Contest
The 70 hot dogs and buns gobbled by Chestnut were the most ever eaten at the annual July Fourth eating contest at Nathan's Famous on Coney Island.
Man Smashes Guinness World Record for Most Reaper Peppers Eaten in 60 Seconds
A New York man was breathing fire on Sunday after beating the Guinness World Record for the most Carolina Reaper chili peppers consumed in under sixty seconds. Wayne Algenio, 31, of Jamaica, Queens, broke the record after he consumed 22 of these peppers, which measure over 1.5 million on the
Personal, national pride part of latest Beer Mile buzz
When James "The Beast" Nielsen went to bed in Novato, California, on Aug. 6, he was the undisputed leader in the arcane but strangely absorbing world of the beer mile. Some 16 months earlier, he had downed a tepid Budweiser, sprinted a quarter mile around a deserted local track and, after repeating
Beer Mile interest growing thanks to world-record dispute
NOVATO, California -- A few years ago, when James Nielsen and his wife Mimi were house-hunting, just over the backyard fence they saw the acres of open space, lovely, green rolling hills, and they knew it was home. On weekends, when he isn't in San Francisco wearing his corporate hat as a vice