Here's what everyone is talking about around the barbeque today. 


Move over bad America flag tank tops, Major League Baseball is celebrating Independence Day with stars and stripes uniforms featuring the words “We the People” under the brim of the hat. Proceeds from the sale of the Fourth of July merchandise sales will benefit programs for service men and women, veterans and military families. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE


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Tennis star Roger Federer has represented Nike since 1994. That all changed when Japanese company Uniqlo served up a sponsorship deal for $300 million over 10 years. Certainly a deal he couldn’t refuse, even though Nike owns the rights to his trademark “RF” monogram and Federer is still wearing Nike shoes on the court at Wimbledon. I CAN'T QUIT YOU


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The gag-inducing tradition of the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest is today and 10-time winner Joey Chestnut will be defending his record of 72 hot dogs in 10 mins. For the first time in history, a mother-daughter combo will be competing against each other for the famed mustard belt. What does dinner time look like at their house? HOW TO WATCH

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