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Imagine what would be, if history had occurred a bit differently. Who says it didn't, somewhere? These fictional news items explore that possibility. Written by Alternate Historian
On this day in 1957, the Houston Oilers earned their first NBA regular season victory at Sam Houston Coliseum, beating the New York Knicks 97-88. The win was dubbed "the Sputnik game" by Houston sportswriters because it took place on the same day that the Sputnik 2 space satellite was launched by the Soviet Union.