“Paul has always been a leader and a good, solid individual, but I’ve seen a change in him with regard to overall perspective,” the father said. “For three years, Paul was a football player who attended the Naval Academy. Now he’s a midshipman who plays football.
NEW YORK (AP) Joey Chestnut scarfed down 62 hot dogs to win his fifth consecutive Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Coney Island the equivalent of about 20,000 calories in 10 minutes.It wasn a personal best for the 27 year old nicknamed Jaws, but it was enough to out eat second place finisher Patrick Bertoletti by nine wieners. Chestnut, of San Jose, California, won $10,000 and the coveted mustard yellow belt.”I feel great!” he said after the contest, adding that he was going to drink a lot of water and avoid hot dogs for a few days.Chestnut started at a blistering pace but couldn beat his own record of 68 “because I kept messing up,” he said, pausing for a burp. “Excuse me,” he told reporters squeezed around him.Bertoletti, of Chicago, won $5,000, and third place contestant Tim Janus, of New York, won $2,500.This year, for the first time, the annual contest in front of Nathan Famous fast food stand was broken into two divisions, one for men and one for women.Sonya Thomas, known as the “Black Widow” of competitive eating, won with 40 downed dogs, earning her $10,000 and her own pink champion belt.”I so happy!” said Thomas, of Alexandria, Virginia.She started out neck and neck with second place finisher Juliet Lee but later pulled ahead.”I looked over, and I said, way! But I have to focus myself, because I cannot keep up with her now,” Thomas said.
Who should be the Vikings starting quarterback in 2018: “Well, Case Keenum took them on that route. He didn’t start the season, but he played all the rest of them. He’s a winner and he’s a good guy. “It was pretty crazy,” Guice said on the show. “Some people are really trying to get in your head and test your reaction. I go in one room, and a team will ask me do I like men, just to see my reaction. I go in another room, they’ll try to bring up one of my family members or something and tell me, ‘Hey, I heard your mom sells herself. How do you feel about that?’ “.
Each NFL team had a candidate for consideration. The three finalists are: Eli Manning of the New York Giants, Greg Olsen of the Carolina Panthers and Larry Fitzgerald of the Arizona Cardinals. All three are deserving of the honor.. “Yeah as far as Danieal, he was just a no brainer for me from the get go. My first time meeting him face to face, he came up and gave me a hug and said ‘Coach, I don’t want any special treatment, if I’m supposed to get doughnuts ‘ and I’m like this is a guy who’s played in the NFL for that long and I just thought that was so cool what he said to the rest of our staff. He’s very, very sharp and that comes across very quickly.