TIL actress Kate Mara is the great-granddaughter of both Tim Mara (founder of the NY Giants) and Art Rooney (founder of the Pittsburgh Steelers). Her acting contracts have a clause stating that if any of these teams make it to the Super Bowl she will attend the game before work.
Football History - Deaths 1995 - Timothy James "Tim" Mara was the founder and administrator of the New York Giants of the National Football League. Mara died at the age of 71. keepinitrealsports.tumblr.com keepinitrealsports.wordpress.com Mobile- m.keepinitrealsports.com
365 Things to DO – Day THREE HUNDRED SIXTY TWO: Have your picture taken in A.D. White’s lap. (FYI: It's a little tricky getting up there!) There would be NO Cornell without Andrew Dickson White. Together, he and Ezra Cornell created one of the finest universities in the world, forever changing Ithaca’s destiny. (SEE Days 120 & 121.) Statues of the founders of Cornell are in the Arts Quad on campus...We WALK in the footsteps of GIANTS.