Competitive Eating News
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
5 Stories You May Have Missed This Weekend
1. Rick Perry on Donald Trump: 'I Was Offended by His Remarks' Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry said he didn't believe that his fellow 2016 contender Donald Trump "understands the challenge" of strengthening the U.S.-Mexico border, adding he was "offended" when Trump labeled Mexicans
Southwest Flight from Las Vegas to Baltimore Takes 24 Hours
And straight now to the index and a holiday travel headache. 139 passengers boarding a southwest airlines flight out of Las Vegas had no idea their 4 1/2-hour trip to Baltimore would turn into a 24-hour ordeal. A faulty cockpit warning grounded the plane in Kansas. Passengers stranded on the