What once was a July 4th tradition has now admittedly turned into a total farce.  Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating contest is suppose to be the “Super Bowl” of Major League Eating (MLE) staged every year at the perfect venue in Coney Island……..the corner of Surf and Stillwell Avenues.  Millions and millions of true Americans look forward to this event.  However, poor marketing efforts, dull contestant personalities and mundane television coverage has just all but killed this 97-year old experience.  What this event needs is a proven promoter, a real American, somebody who knows how to resuscitate a dying institution…….it needs somebody like a Donald Trump to save it.  After all, if he can bring Arsenio Hall back to life on his Celebrity Apprentice show, he can do anything!   Disappointment is now at an all-time high for this lackluster promotion.  For starters, ESPN did not even broadcast this year’s event “live”. …

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