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Say it ain't so, Takeru!
Takeru Kobayashi, the "Babe Ruth of Competitive Eating," will not compete in this year's Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest on Coney Island because of a contract dispute?
First of all, who knew these guys had contracts? Didn't we all assume the competitors were there simply for the love of the game? Don't you have to be dedicated if you attempt to eat more than 60 hot dogs (and buns) in 12 minutes?