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Jesse Owens crosses the line to win the 100-meter dash, one of four gold medals he won at the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany. The new book Upon Further Review imagines 31 counterfactual scenarios in sport, including the possibility of the United States boycotting the 1936 games. Keystone/Getty Images hide caption

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Blimps Full Of Money And 30 Other Sports Hypotheticals In 'Upon Further Review'

Mike Pesca's new book imagines 31 counterfactual "what ifs" in sports, from home runs taken off the board to a boycott of the 1936 Olympics in Hitler's Germany.

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Jesse Owens crosses the line to win the 100-meter dash, one of four gold medals he won at the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany. The new book Upon Further Review imagines 31 counterfactual scenarios in sport, including the possibility of the United States boycotting the 1936 games. Keystone/Getty Images hide caption

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Blimps Full Of Money And 30 Other Sports Hypotheticals In 'Upon Further Review'

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