Male Athletes category

Former WWE wrestler Ryback has started a food challenge youtube channel youtube channel. He has requested eating challenges for him to attempt on his twitter.
MensHealth.com has an article on how stromgmen Eddie Hall and Brian Shaw eat almost 10,000 calories in a typical day.
Sports Illustrated has an article about judging at the 2019 Nathan's finals and the lack of controversy this year. Mets infielder Jeff served as the number flipper for Darron Breeden.
Sandbar Sports Grill in Coconut Grove, Miami has a request for a challenger to face off against strongman Eddie Hall in a five pound burrito eating contest on May 11.
Wayne Algenio attempted the challenge at Mac Shack NY with British strongman Eddie Hall for an upcoming episode of Eddie Eats America
British strongman Eddie Hall will attempt the sandwich challenge at Sarge's Deli in Manhattan tonight for his upcoming series Eddie Eats America.
Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch will attend a cheesesteak eating contest at IB's in Berkeley, CA on April 27.
Today is the 100th anniversary of the day that New York Yankees outfielder Ping Bodie faced off against an ostrich in an eating contest in Jacksonville, FL.
Henry "Nacho Extreme" Laun, who performed several eating stunts on the A & E series Wahlburgers and competed in Wing Bowl 23, will face off in a Celebrity Boxing match on June 29 against Thomas Markle Jr., half-brother of the Duchess of Sussex.
The Modesto Bee has a profile of its Boys Wrestler of the Year, Turlock High senior Michael Jeffus, who finished the five pound burger challenge at Sylvester's Burgers in 9 minutes.
To celebrate surpassing 500,000 youtube subscribers, "Beard Meats Food" posted a video of his contest vs. 2017 World's Strongest Man Eddie Hall.
USAToday.com reports that Clemson University football coach Dabo Swinney was excited to meet Joey Chestnut, who attended today's media day activities for Monday night's college football national championship game in Santa Clara, CA.
André Burakovsky from the Washington Capitals attempted the XXL pizza challenge at Pete & Elda's in Neptune City, NJ yesterday.
Former MLB outfielder Lenny Dykstra said he considered Sonya "The Black Widow" Thomas' victory over Bill "El Wingador" Simmons in the 2004 Wing Bowl one of the most dramatic events in the last 40 years of Philadelphia sporting history.
Ebay.com is selling a document for $3,995 labeled as a "NY Baseball Writers Scorecard" signed by Babe Ruth. (via HomeRunDirect)
DelcoTimes.com has an article about the induction of Bob Shoudt, father of "Notorious B.O.B" into the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame for coaching track. He was accompanied by former NFL kick returner, Billy "White Shoes" Johnson. He was also recently inducted into the Ursinus College Hall of Fame.
Former boxer Mario Melo passed away after competing in a croissant eating contest in Pinamar, Argentina. In 1990 he faced off against Michael Moorer for the WBA light heavyweight world title. The 56 year old was believed to have diabetes. updateTMZ has an article with a video of the incident (warning: disturbig)
Professional wrestler Bruan Strowman attempted the 7 pound Seafood UFO Sandwich at Jimmy's Famous Seafood in Baltimore.
ESPN has a blog entry about the 9,000 calorie / day diet of Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Noah Spence, which resulted in a 35 pound off-season weight gain.
A yesterday's MLB All Star Game Fanfest in Washington, DC, the team representing the American League consisting of Joey Chestnut, Miki Sudo, Geoff Esper and Kevin Millar ate more Nathan's Famous hot dogs than the National League team composed of Matt Stonie, Carmen Cincotti, Michelle Lesco and Cliff Floyd. (video)
Sheppnews.com.au has an article about Australian competitive eater / bodybuilder Vince Mantovani.
BarBend.com has a post about Brian Shaw, 4-time winner of the "World's Strongest Man" contest, attempting the 7 pound "Gut Buster" burrito challenge at Big City Burrito in Fort Collins, CO.
Yesterday Yasir Salem was the top fundraiser for the Doughman quadrathlon, the subject of the Durham, NC episode of Man vs. Food. Instead of competing on a four person team, he did all four stages of the race (running, biking, swimming, eating) by himself.
WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley is expected to attend a taco eating contest at Adobe Gila's in Rosemont, IL on April 8. There will be separate divisions for men & women.
Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers posted a meatball eating contest on his Instagram story. He claimed to have bet $40,000 on the contest.
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