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Joey 'Jaws' Chestnut is officially weighed in the day prior to the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

SJ’s Joey Chestnut Proposes Before Earning 8th Hot Dog Eating Crown

High-ranking chowhound Joey “Jaws” Chestnut dropped to one knee and proposed to his longtime girlfriend before Friday’s annual hot dog eating contest, then packed away 61 franks and buns to hold onto his coveted mustard yellow winner’s belt.

07/04/2014

Tim Janus, Joey Chestnut, and Matt Stonie compete in the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island on July 4, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Chestnut, of San Jose, California, ate 69 hotdogs in ten minutes to win his seventh straight title. (Photo by Monika Graff/Getty Images)

SJ’s Matt Stonie Eats 66 Hot Dogs As Practice For National Showdown With Joey Chestnut

Competitive eater and San Jose resident Matt Stonie is looking to dethrone fellow San Jose eater Joey Chestnut as the king of hot dog eating at Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog contest 2014.

07/03/2014

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Fan Explains Why He Threw Hot Dog At Tiger Woods

A North Bay man arrested for throwing a hot dog at golfer Tiger Woods during a tournament said he wanted to do something “courageous and epic.”

10/12/2011

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Santa Rosa Man Arrested For Flinging Hot Dog At Tiger Woods

A 31-year-old Santa Rosa man was arrested for disturbing the peace after he ran toward Tiger Woods and flung a hot dog at the golf star during a tournament in San Martin…

10/11/2011

Joey Chestnut of San Jose, California walks on stage holding his old champion belt as the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating contest begins on July 4, 2009 in Coney Island. (Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

San Jose Hot Dog Champ Eats 20K Calories, Says MD Approves

Hot dog eating champion Joey Chestnut estimates he eats about 20,000 calories in one shot at food competitions, but he says his doctor doesn’t mind.

CBS San Francisco–07/01/2011

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