Latest Competitive eating News

Molly Schuyler downs record 501 wings to win Wing Bowl

Feb. 2, 2018 12:57 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Competitive eater Molly Schuyler gnawed her way through a record 501 chicken wings in 30 minutes to win her third Wing Bowl in Philadelphia. Wing Bowl is usually Philadelphia's substitute for the Eagles going to the Super Bowl. But Friday's competition was an unusual two-fer. It was...

This week in odd news: Burrito beaning; Cow's new pals

Jan. 27, 2018 11:21 AM EST

COW ESCAPES FARM TO RUN FREE WITH WILD BISON IN POLAND WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A farmyard cow in Poland has chosen freedom this winter, roaming with a herd of bison for three months after escaping its pen. The reddish brown cow has been spotted following bison across corn and rapeseed fields bordering the...

Doughnut-eating champ charged with stealing from Dunkin'

Jan. 21, 2018 4:54 PM EST

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who made headlines when he was caught for break-ins after winning a doughnut-eating contest has been arrested again. And this time he's accused of stealing from a doughnut shop. The Virginian-Pilot newspaper reports 27-year-old Bradley Hardison of Elizabeth...

Florida festival wants world's largest key lime pie title

Jan. 14, 2018 10:55 AM EST

MERRITT ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — A Florida festival says it has baked the world's largest key lime pie aiming to shatter a record. A key lime company created on Saturday a pie using a custom pan that measures more than 12 feet (4 meters) in diameter. The recipe asks for 480 cups of graham cracker crust and more...