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The Mid-Morning Dump: Joey Chestnut Can Eat More Than You

That’s a fact.

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ROLE EXPANDING. Following a solid freshman season, Solomon Young is eyeing a bigger role in 2017-18.

ROLE EXHALING. It took him awhile to show up, but Cameron Lard is finally ready to contribute.

ROLE EXPECTATIONS. Terrence Lewis says he expects to start from day one at Iowa State.

WIGGY BALLIN’. Lindell Wigginton continues to tear it up for the Canadian U-19 team, helping them defeat Japan 100-75. (Wigginton is #5 in white.)

BUM KNEE. Georges Niang will have to sit out the rest of the Orlando Summer League with a knee injury.

GOLF WITH ISU LEGENDS. If you wanna tee it up with the likes of Jeff Grayer, Gary Thompson, etc., then sign up for the men’s basketball reunion golf outing in August.

THE GOAT. Joey Chestnut once again dominated the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, wolfing down a record 72 dogs in 10 minutes for his 10th title.

SHIPPING OUT TO BOSTON. Gordon Hayward joined the Boston Celtics, and it looks like the Cavs might actually have a team to challenge them in the Eastern Conference.

SUBLISTENING. Upon hearing the Hayward news, the Jazz’s Rudy Gobert played a song about ‘loyalty’ on Instagram.

LOUDER THUNDER. The Oklahoma City Thunder added Patrick Patterson via free agency.

KING ZACH. Zach Randolph signed with the Sacramento Kings on a 3-year, $24 million contract.

IT’S CASUAL. Ben Simmons drilled a full-court, one-handed shot.

RETIRE #1. After a stellar career that ended in him getting waived, Chris Bosh deserves to have his number retired by the Miami Heat.

RIGHT-LEANING. Now that I’ve gotten the attention of everyone interested in politics, please help yourself to this unrelated Tour de France competitor blatantly shoving his opponent into the wall.