Football: Points for Perfection

The game has changed a lot since the days when a field goal was worth five points and a touchdown only two. But the name is still football-as the folks in Green Bay, Wis., are learning, to their everlasting surprise.

Green Bay is the home of the Green Bay Packers, heavy preseason favorites to win their ninth National Football League championship. It is the home, too, of Paul ("Golden Boy") Hornung, 28, who set an N.F.L. record in 1960 by scoring 176 points-86 of them with his toe. But this year the gold...

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