What's buzzing:

Dr. Saturday

Maryland selling 1.5 pound pretzel at football games this year (Photo)

Nick Bromberg
Dr. Saturday
In this Sept. 21, 2013 file photo, Maryland head coach Randy Edsall, right, fist-bumps offensive linesman De'Onte Arnett who jogs off the field in the first half of an NCAA college football game against West Virginia,  in Baltimore. Maryland begins Big Ten play this season with a schedule that includes Ohio State, Michigan, Wisconsin and Michigan State
.

View photo

FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2013 file photo, Maryland head coach Randy Edsall, right, fist-bumps offensive linesman De'Onte Arnett who jogs off the field in the first half of an NCAA college football game against West Virginia, in Baltimore. Maryland begins Big Ten play this season with a schedule that includes Ohio State, Michigan, Wisconsin and Michigan State. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Have you ever gone to a sporting event and thought the soft pretzels at the concession stands weren't big enough? Here's Maryland's new 1.5 pound pretzel.

The Terrapins will sell "The Chessie" at all home football games this year. It's 24 ounces of a pretzel baked with crab dip and cheese. It will sell for $17.50 according to the Washington Post.

The official description of the pretzel:

The ‘Chessie,’ named after the Loch Ness Monster’s less famous Chesapeake Bay cousin, is a monster-sized 24-ounce hot soft pretzel smothered in back fin crab dip and melted cheddar cheese, then topped with a dusting of Old Bay for two to four hungry fans.

I'm all for trying this monstrosity, but I would share it with Graham and Sam. Three seems to be the sharing sweet spot. Two to four people is a pretty wide margin, but it totally wards off the feeling of gluttony if you split it with just one person. If you choose to be selfish and eat the pretzel yourself, you probably deserve the guilt that comes with eating it all as well as the stomachache that's sure to follow.

- - - - - - -

Nick Bromberg is the assistant editor of Dr. Saturday on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him at nickbromberg@yahoo.com or follow him on Twitter!

View Comments (9)
  • Blue Jackets acquire Saad in trade with Blackhawks

    Blue Jackets acquire Saad in trade with Blackhawks

    CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Blackhawks have traded forward Brandon Saad to the Columbus Blue Jackets in a seven-player deal. … More »

    AP - Sports - 7 minutes ago
  • Nike outlines Chairman Knight's succession plan

    Nike outlines Chairman Knight's succession plan

    (Reuters) - Nike Inc , the world's biggest sports shoe company, said it had started a succession plan for Chairman Phil Knight and said he would transfer his ownership in the company to Swoosh, a limited liability company. Knight said he … More »

    Reuters - 8 minutes ago
  • Rangers activate Hamilton, Gallo demoted

    Rangers activate Hamilton, Gallo demoted

    Josh Hamilton is back on the Texas Rangers' 25-man roster, eager to jump-start a season that has been marred by injury. The 34-year-old slugger was activated from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday and put in the starting lineup against the Baltimore … More »

    AP - Sports - 9 minutes ago
  • Cavs make offer to Thompson, 2 others

    Cavs make offer to Thompson, 2 others

    Tristan Thompson, Matthew Dellavedova and Iman Shumpert all received qualifying offers from Cleveland on Tuesday, meaning the Cavaliers can match any offers those players get from other clubs this summer. The Cavs had indicated they want each to … More »

    AP - Sports - 11 minutes ago
  • How competitive can Buffalo Sabres be next season? (Trending Topics)

    How competitive can Buffalo Sabres be next season? (Trending Topics)

    Tim Murray is a smart guy and the Sabres are clearly still in something of a rebuild mode. But given the moves this weekend, the end-date on that was moved up considerably. … More »

    Puck Daddy - 18 minutes ago