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Couch Potato contest puts your laziness to the test

Thirty-nine hours, two minutes and 25 seconds.

That’s how long Chicago real-estate broker Jeff Miller spent watching televised sports on January 1 and 2, 2009, as part of ESPN Zone‘s annual Ultimate Couch Potato competition. Think you can beat that record? Enter this year’s contest by December 9 and you could be in line to win the grand prize: a recliner, free cable for a year and $1000 toward a home sports theater.

Send your 200-word explanation of why you have what it takes to, um, sit on a couch and stare at a screen until your eyes bleed to More details are available at .