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Joey Chestnut

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

Tim Janus, Joey Chestnut, Matt Stonie and Bob Shoudt 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)

San Jose Eating Champ Chestnut Bested By Hometown Foe

San Jose eating champion Joey Chestnut, who gained fame by dominating the annual Coney Island hot dog competition, was upset over the weekend at the Gyoza Eating Championship in Los Angeles.

08/19/2013

Mayor Bloomberg Attends Weigh In For Tomorrow's Coney Island Hot Dog Eating Contest

San Jose’s Joey Chestnut Downs 69 Franks To Beat Record, Win Hot Dog Eating Contest

Joey Chestnut has downed 69 franks and devoured his own record in the annual hot dog eating contest.

07/04/2013

Joey Chestnut (Photo by Jacob Andrzejczak/Getty Images)

Hot Dog-Eating Champ Joins Campaign Against Texting While Driving

The city of San Jose is urging residents to commit to safe driving practices by putting down their cellphones and other electronic devices while on the road…

09/19/2012

Joey Chestnut

San Jose Hot Dog Eating Champ Chestnut Does It Again

Joey Chestnut ate his way to a sixth straight win at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Coney Island. The 28-year-old San Jose man scarfed down 68 hot dogs in 10 minutes.

07/04/2012

Champion Eaters Compete In Nathan's Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest

Competitive Eating, As American As It Gets

Competitive eating is as American as (lots of) apple pie. What does it take to be competitive in the world of competitive eating?

06/18/2012

Hot Dog Eating Champ, Joey Chestnut

San Jose’s Joey Chestnut Downs 35 Bratwursts To Win Cincinnati Eating Championship

The top-ranked competitive eater in the world and reigning king of the World Bratwurst Eating Championship has defended his title in Cincinnati, washing down 35 brats in 10 minutes.

09/18/2011

Starting pitcher Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants reacts after giving up a run to the Washington Nationals during the fifth inning at Nationals Park on April 29, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Struggling Lincecum Lands All-Star Slot

Tim Lincecum is one of four pitchers from the World Series Champion Giants selected for the 2011 All-Star game, but Florida Marlins manager Jack McKeon said the Giants’ ace isn’t having an All-Star season and doesn’t belong on the squad.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/05/2011

Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest at New  York's Coney Island.

San Jose Hot Dog Champ Does It Again

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — San Jose resident Joey Chestnut has done it again, downing 62 hot dogs to win Nathan’s Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest at New York’s Coney Island for the fifth […]

CBS San Francisco–07/04/2011

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