Found February 03, 2012 on Fox Sports:
PLAYERS: Takeru Kobayashi
Renowned Japanese masticator Takeru Kobayashi polished off a record 337 chicken wings in 30 minutes Friday to be crowned champion of Wing Bowl 20. Kobayashi swallowed the competition in Philadelphia's annual wing-eating contest, beating out reigning three-time champion Jonathan "Super" Squibb by 66 wings. "I could probably eat another 100 wings or so," Kobayashi said afterward, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer. "Not really fast, I'd have to take my time. But if you brought me 100 more, I could eat them." The 128-pound (58 kg) Kobayashi -- a six-time Nathan's hot dog eating champion -- was competing in his first Wing Bowl. The 33-year-old attended the event in 2011 as a spectator, taking time to wow the crowd by eating an entire cheesesteak in 24 seconds. "He was great," said Squibb, who surpassed his previous record of 255 wings Friday, finishing at 271. "If I was going to lose, I was going to lose fantastically." Kobayashi takes home $20,000 for the top prize, while Squibb, a New Jersey native, earned the keys to a new Chevy Camaro as the event's local winner. Philadelphia's Wing Bowl was started as a promotion by local sports radio station WIP in 1993. The concept was created as a fill-in for Eagles fans who were left disappointed by the team's inability to reach the Super Bowl. The annual event takes place the Friday before the NFL title game.
  • I know this stuff makes news
    but when I first saw the hot dog eating contest???
    I thought ?? this is on national TV????
    but it sells, people watch..

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On February 3 following his record-setting victory at...

On February 3 following his record-setting victory at SportsRadio 94WIP’s Wing Bowl 20, Takeru Kobayashi (2nd from L) presented Philabundance’s Marlo DelSordo (2nd from R) a check for $3,370.00 on behalf of Cherry Hill Imports representing $10.00 for every wing he ate in the annual contest earlier that morning.  Joining them are Cherry Hill Imports’ Jon Alessandri (L) and...

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