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Ex-Champ Arrested at NYC Eating Contest


Offbeat  (tags: hot dog, eating champion, Coney Island, ex-champion, arrested, contract dispute, Fourth of July )

Naoko
- 1568 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
A Japanese eating champion who sat out this year's Coney Island Fourth of July hot dog contest appearently couldn't resist the temptation to show off anyway - and got arrested. Six-time champion Takeru Kobayashi was sitting in a jail cell Sunday after the



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Angelo Frei (0)
Monday July 5, 2010, 8:18 am
interesting story, thanks!
 

Jean Lord (46)
Monday July 5, 2010, 1:44 pm
Pathetic.
 

. (1)
Tuesday July 6, 2010, 11:48 pm
He tried to out-eat a bear once. I wonder if they'd soy hot dogs for any one who is vegetarian?

maybe PETA can lobby for soy hot dogs next year.
 

Robert O. (12)
Tuesday July 6, 2010, 11:59 pm
I think the whole incident was blown way out of proportion.
 

Bon L. (0)
Wednesday July 7, 2010, 6:13 am
Thanks for the info.
 

(0)
Wednesday July 7, 2010, 1:27 pm
pitiful
 

Andrea M. (23)
Thursday July 8, 2010, 12:13 am
Wow, so much for good sportsmanship!
 
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