Watch Joey Chestnut Gobble Nearly 10 Pounds Of Turkey In 10 Minutes To Win Yet Another Eating Contest

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Chestnut obliterated the previous Guinness World Record of 7.5 pounds of turkey in ten minutes.


Watch Molly Schuyler House Two 72 Ounce Steaks In 15 Minutes

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Molly Schuyler not only shattered Joey Chestnut's record for eating the Big Texan steak, but she ate a second one just for emphasis.

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Here Is A Man Eating Eighteen Taco Bell Breakfast Tacos In Six Minutes. You’re Welcome!

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A competitive eater named Jamie "The Bear" McDonald celebrated the launch of Taco Bell's new breakfast menu by eating 18 breakfast tacos in six minutes.


Molly Schuyler Shattered Kobayashi’s World Record At Wing Bowl 22

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At this morning's Wing Bowl 22 competition, Molly Schuyler, a mother of four from Nebraska, destroyed Takeru Kobayashi's two-year old world record.


With Leather’s Watch This: How Not To End A Hot Wing Eating Contest

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A peaceful hot wing eating contest ended with a pantsing and a punch in the face, which is how every hot wing eating contest should end.

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Watch Takeru Kobayashi Chug A Gallon Of Milk In Seconds

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Takeru Kobayashi is taking this milk doing a body good thing way too seriously.


A Weekend Of Sports At Austin’s Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012

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Austin, Texas, has 8-10 festivals every weekend, but this weekend was a big one: the 7th annual Fun Fun Fun Fest, featuring a reunited Run DMC, everyone from Public Image Ltd to X to f**king Kreayshawn and a cannon that shoots tacos.


Florida Man Wins Live Python In Insect Eating Contest, Dies Too Quickly To Enjoy It

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*grabs morning newspaper, sits down in favorite recliner, reads "Florida Man Died", takes sip from coffee, sits back* A man from West Palm Beach died after eating dozens of cockroaches and worms as part of an eating contest, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office.


Joey Chestnut Eats 8 Pounds Of Wings, Gloriously Uses Twitter For Poop Updates

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This video is nearly 17 minutes long and is incredibly boring -- at one point the cameraperson seems to forget they're taping a competition at all and just films peoples' shoulders -- but it's necessary to illustrate Joey Chestnut's remarkable win at the 2012 Buffalo Wing Festival, and punctuate what a gross f**king human being he is.


Sports On TV: King Of The Hill’s 25 Greatest Sports Moments

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Previous 'Sports On TV' columns (for 'Saved By The Bell' and 'Full House') have been fun to write but a pain to suffer through for research, because seriously, have you tried watching an 8th season episode of 'Full House' in 2012.


Forget Coney Island, The U.S. Military Hosted Its Own Eating Contest


Like millions of Americans, there was a time when I thought that competitive eating was awesome.


Because It's Friday, Here's A Guy Eating A Cheeseburger With The Wrapper On


"Shoenice" (he's the one in the video wearing a shirt with SHOENICE across the front) is a comedian from upstate New York and a Yankees fan who has amassed a decent amount of side-eyed Internet fame for eating random sh*t -- bottles of Elmer's Glue, tampons, an entire box of crayons, etc.

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Kobayashi Set The World Record For Grilled Cheese Eating At SXSW

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As we’ve touched on in the past, the people at RecordSetters have given every one of us average Joes the ability to set world records, even with minimal effort and talent.


The Only Way To Beat Kobayashi Is To Cheat

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On Tuesday, Sonya "Black Widow" Thomas won the Wild Turkey 81 Eating World Championship with a world record 5.25 pounds of turkey downed in ten minutes.


Have A Happy And Safe Thanksgiving, And For God’s Sake Use A Fork


With Leather will be updating sporadically tomorrow, but chances are we'll be spending most of my second least-favorite holiday* with our families.

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Helpful Tips For Competitive Eating


Five years ago, Taylor Mak had a vision – he wanted to start a club for amateur competitive eaters.


College’s First Competitive Eating Team?

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A team of competitive eaters at the University of Maryland has achieved club status with that school, securing an undetermined amount of funding for what might be the first collegiate team in competitive eating.

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