Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 7/4/13
It's the Fourth of July, and around the country, athletes and teams are paying tribute. There's still plenty of time left in the day for some late contenders, but so far we have to declare John Daly the patriotic winner for this flashy ensemble he sported during his Thursday round at the Greenbrier Classic: (Steve Helber/AP) Kudos to you, John . . . even if crazy pants aren't exactly new territory for you. Unfortunately, he's near the bottom of the leaderboard after a 5-over 75 in the first round. What else caught our eye on this day? Joey Chestnut makes us all proud nauseous Yes, the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest was Thursday, and once again it was our national hero Joey Chestnut taking top honors , breaking his own record by downing 69 dogs in 10 minutes. This is what it looks like to eat hot dogs that fast: (Andrew Burton/Getty Images) Sonja Thomas -- nicknamed "Black Widow", for some reason -- won the women's competition with a very respectable...
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