from Shop Talk:

Major League Soccer turns to training clubs’ ticket sales staff

August 31, 2010

mls1With new teams on the way and attendance rising, Major League Soccer has turned to a league-funded program to train its clubs' new sales staffers to help drive ticket demand.

Backup NBA guard’s son to launch Cartoon Network show

March 25, 2009

house1Boston Celtics backup guard Eddie House and his 7-year-old son, Jaelen, will be cast in a new show in an effort by the National Basketball Association and Cartoon Network to broaden their brands.