NEW YORK -- Joey Chestnut reclaimed the top spot at the annual hot dog eating contest on Coney Island on Friday after first tying with archrival Takeru Kobayashi in a 10-minute chow-down, then beating him in a five-dog eat-off.
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"He wanted it, but I needed it," Chestnut said of his diminutive Japanese rival.
So did we all, Joey. Thank you!!