Philip Michael Rivers (born December 8, 1981) is an American football quarterback for the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at NC State, and was drafted in the first round of the 2004 NFL Draft with the fourth overall pick by the New York Giants, who traded him to the Chargers for their first overall pick, quarterback Eli Manning. Rivers has been selected to the Pro Bowl eight times, and was named NFL Comeback Player of the Year in 2013.
Joseph Nathan "Joe" McKnight (April 16, 1988 – December 1, 2016) was an American football running back and return specialist who played in the National Football League (NFL) and Canadian Football League (CFL). He attended the University of Southern California (USC), where he played college football for the USC Trojans. McKnight was selected in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the New York Jets. After playing in the NFL for the Jets and Kansas City Chiefs, he played in the CFL for the Edmonton Eskimos and the Saskatchewan Roughriders. On December 1, 2016, McKnight was killed in an apparent road rage incident.
The 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup was the seventh FIFA Women's World Cup, the quadrennial international women's football world championship tournament. In March 2011, Canada won the right to host the event, the first time the country would host the tournament and the third time it has been held in North America. Matches were played in six cities across Canada in five time zones. The tournament began on 6 June 2015, and finished with the finals on 5 July 2015 with a United States victory over Japan.
Thomas Edward Patrick Brady, Jr. (born August 3, 1977), known universally as Tom Brady, is an American football quarterback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). After playing college football for the University of Michigan, he was drafted by the Patriots in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL Draft.
The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA, English: International Federation of Association Football) is the international governing body of association football, futsal and beach soccer. FIFA is responsible for the organisation of football's major international tournaments, notably the World Cup.
The Outback Bowl is a college football game that is typically played on New Year's Day featuring teams from the SEC and Big Ten Conference (3rd pick from each). The game is a culmination of a week-long schedule of events throughout the Tampa Bay.
The Super Bowl is the yearly championship game of American Football (football) for the National Football League. The day when the Super Bowl is played is now considered "Super Bowl Sunday" and is the second-largest day for U.S. Food Consumption.