While jingoists and lovers of a good, old fashioned rivalry alike will no doubt hail Joey Chestnut’s record-breaking victory at Coney Island today, let’s stop for a minute to consider the achievement of the once (and possibly future) king of Hot Dog consumption.   Willis Reed, Terrell Owens, Curt Schilling, you can fuck off.  That Kobayashi nearly mounted a successful defense of his title despite a badly injured jaw, should go down in sports history as a brave act of Tillmanesque proportions.