Sport: Merriwell by Baldwin

Calvin Hill, running back for the Dallas Cowboys, sat watching the Super Bowl on TV last January with thoroughly unmixed Demotions. Though he had just been named the National Football League's Rookie of the Year, he was rooting wholeheartedly for the Kansas City Chiefs, champions of the rival American Football League, to trounce the N.F.L.'s Minnesota Vikings. His reasons transcended league allegiance. Hill is black; the Chiefs are the first team in the history of major league football with more black players than white. It was a source of great pride to Hill...

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