American Retains the Mustard Yellow Belt…

4 07 2008

…and that’s something as a nation, we can all be proud of (did the sarcasm come through)?  For the second year in a row, Joey Chestnut defeated Takeru Kobayashi at the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest in New York.  But this year, the shorter time limit made things interesting.

The men tied at 59 frankfurters in 10 minutes, before being made to gobble another five dogs in a last-minute tiebreaker. They consumed 64 hot dogs total and were looking quite peaked after the competition. Read the rest of this entry »