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Page 2 readers tell eating stories

Originally Published: July 1, 2010
By Jerry Greene | Special to Page 2

As we rapidly approach the Super Bowl of competitive eating -- Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island -- we are forced to consider (albeit briefly) the eternal question: Is it a sport?

And we answer: Sure. Why not?

It's competitive: Somebody wins; somebody loses.

There's a prize: the legendary Coveted Mustard Yellow Belt.

Of course, we're also on the sporting side for poker, paintball, ...

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