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SPORTS PICTURE STORY HM - Mary F. Calvert, The Washington Times, "Black Widow" l-r, Eric "Badlands" Booker, 6'5', 395 lbs., Sonya "The Black Widow" Thomas, 5'5', 100 lbs., Takeru "Tsunami" Kobayashi, 5'6', 132 lbs., Ed "Cookie" Jarvis, 6'6', 395 lbs., and Nobuyuki Shirota, 6'4', 221 lbs., finish the annual fourth of July Nathan's hot dog eating contest at Coney Island, NY. with Kobayashi winning, eating 53 hot dogs and buns. Sonya came in second, eating 35 hot dogs with buns in twelve minutes.
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Eric "Badlands" Booker takes first place in the matzo ball eating contest.
Wales's Strongest Man Dale Norris, Factory Shift Worker and English Finalist Terry Hollins demolishing in true Strong Man style a Factory Man Pie. The UK's Strongest Men stormed into Belfast city centre in preparation for the weekend competition, after an open Top tour of the city in The Factory Bus; the Guys had worked up an appetite and managed to demolish 2 litres of a pie in literally 10 mins, the challenge from Factory owner MaryRose Gilroy was finish it and its free but they all started to ask for seconds and an expensive night was had. The guys are competing all weekend with the grand Final being held at Custom House Square Bank Holiday Monday which is free to attend.
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Sports; L to R, Sumo wrestlers, Casey Burns of Idaho Falls, ID., Ronny Allman, of Oslo, Norway, and Georgiev Stiliyan, of Bulgaria, stretch before demonstrating Sumo Wrestling to the media, May 16, 2006. The Sumo Wrestler is in town to promote The World of Sumo League 2006 Mega Tour to be in Las Vegas, Saturday, June 24, 2006. CLINT KARLSEN/REVIEW-JOURNAL (ORIGINAL SLUG:sumo_4_051606)
Sports; Sumo wrestler, Ronny Allman, of Oslo, Norway, left, hits Casey Burns,of Idaho Falls, ID. with a slap to the chin, Monday afternoon, May 16, 2006, during a Sumo demonstration at the Thomas & Mack. CLINT KARLSEN/REVIEW-JOURNAL (ORIGINAL SLUG:sumo_1_051606)
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University of Kansas head football coach Mark Mangino speaks to golfers at the Shawnee Country Club in Topeka Monday afternoon before the start of the Jayhawk Club's annual fund-raiser. Mangino and KU head basketball coach Bill Self attended the start of the event before heading back to Lawrence for summer camps both were involved in.