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  1. Joey Chestnut devours 121 Twinkies in 6 minutes

    Oct 28, 2013, 1:10 PM PDT

    His name is Joey “Jaws” Chestnut, but his tummy deserves most of the credit. On Saturday, Chestnut, a San Jose native and national treasure, gobbled down 121 Twinkies in six minutes at Bally’s Casino in Tunica, Miss., as part of a Major League Eating event. He won $2,500 for his efforts.  Just thinking of eating over 100…

  2. Warriors analyst Jim Barnett tries his hand at competitive eating

    Oct 14, 2013, 5:40 PM PDT

    After a successful career as a professional basketball player and television analyst, could Jim Barnett be ready to take a bite out of the world of competitive eating? Barnett, 69, is entering his final season as Comcast SportsNet’s Warriors analyst, but don’t expect him to push San Jose’s star eaters Joey Chestnut or Matt Stonie…

  3. Joey Chestnut toppled by another San Jose eater

    Aug 19, 2013, 2:08 PM PDT

    The tummy-churning rivalry between San Jose natives Joey Chestnut and Matt Stonie is starting to bubble up. Stonie, a rising star in the competitive eating world, upset Chestnut over the weekend in a potsticker eating contest.

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