Here's the "Also" section of David Moffit's 1979 guide on how to cover football for UPI:
Pages 74-75 in the UPI Stylebook cover UPI style for football. Study especially the spelling and number usage portions. Whenever you have any specific questions, don't hesitate to ask you bureau manager or your regional sports editor.
Last but not least, a tip of the hat to cartoonist Jack Wilkinson, veteran sportswriter-editor who found time although busily directing the Atlanta NewsCenter to illustrate this booklet.