Joey Chestnut scarfed down 61 hot dogs in 10 minutes to win his eighth consecutive championship, barely beating Matt Stonie at the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island on Friday.
Competitive eater Sonya Thomas may be a household name now, but the reigning Nathan's champion traveled a long road from South Korea to find success here.
Forget fireworks. If it's July 4th, it must be time for that annual exercise in gluttony, the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating competition. Here's an All-American edition of the Games We're Watching.
For the first time in its 96-year history, the annual Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest will divide its field and feature a contest just for women.
What can scarfing down 60-plus hot dogs in a hurry do to a body? We're serving up the play-by-play here.