Arthritic Jaw Could Undo Icon's Hot Dog Reign

In the world of competitive eating, you can't make it anywhere if you can't open wide. But the state of perhaps the most important tool in competitive eating legend Takeru Kobayashi's toolbox is in question after he posted a blog entry Sunday loosely translated as "Vocational Disease." In it, Kobayashi paints a dire picture of his oral health, claiming that he has been diagnosed with a form of temporomandibular joint disorder -- pain in the joint that connects the lower jaw to his...Full Story
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