Day: July 4, 2021

Joey Chestnut wins his 14th Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest with a world record-breaking 76 franks

Defending Champion Joey Chestnut wins having consumed 76 hot dogs during the 2021 Nathans Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island.

Joey Chestnut ate 76 hot dogs and buns in just 10 minutes on Fourth of July 2021. John Lamparski/Getty Images

  • Joey Chestnut won his 14th Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest on Sunday.

  • He ate a world record-breaking 76 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes.

  • Chestnut’s previous record was 75 hot dogs in 2020.

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Joey “Jaws” Chestnut has once again won the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest by breaking his own record.

On Sunday, Chestnut competed in the annual food contest and secured his 14th victory in the competition. The 37-year-old ate 76 hot dogs and buns in just 10 minutes – breaking his previous 2020 record of 75 hot dogs.

Geoffrey Esper came in second place with 50 hot dogs and buns, while third-place winner Nick Wehry ate 44 franks, CBS Sports reported.

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Patrick Beverley suspended for Chris Paul shove

Los Angeles Clippers guard Patrick Beverley is suspended one game without pay for shoving the Phoenix Suns’ Chris Paul during Game 6 of the Western Conference finals, the NBA announced on Saturday. 

Beverley will serve the suspension in the first game of the 2021-22 season that he’s eligible to play. He apologized the day after the game on Twitter, writing “emotions got the best of me.”

Beverley suspended 1 game for shove 

The “unsportsmanlike act” occurred during a timeout in Game 6 on Wednesday night at Staples Center. With 5:49 remaining, Beverley shoved Paul in the lower back as the Suns’ point guard was walking away from him on the court for the timeout huddle. 

“I just think it built up on Pat,” C.J. Paul, Chris’ older brother, told Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes. “That’s not a way to end it. I don’t know why he did that. I’ve

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