Fact: David Beckham's L.A. Galaxy will play funnyman Drew Carey's Seattle Sounders in the first round of the Major League Soccer play-offs on 7 November (10). Beckham has returned from injury to play for the Galaxy, while soccer-mad Carey is the owner of the Sounders.
Quote: "We're the most popular MLS (Major League Soccer) team in America." Comedian Drew Carey's Seattle Sounders have replaced David Beckham's L.A. Galaxy as the top U.S. soccer squad.
Fact: American TV presenter Drew Carey has promised to donate $1 million (£666,670) to a cancer charity if he reaches a million followers on his Twitter.com account by the end of the year (09). Carey currently has just under 60,700 followers.
Quote: "This is how I knew I was out of the loop... I was in Chicago... at the airport... and there was a mother and daughter... and the girl comes over and says, 'Excuse me, are you Michael Moore?'" New The Price Is Right host Drew Carey hopes the gameshow will help raise his profile.
Fact: Robin Williams has donated $20,000 (GBP10,000) to an upcoming tribute gala to comedian Mort Sahl because he's a huge fan of the comic. Woody Allen, Jay Leno and Drew Carey are among the stars who will honour Sahl at the Westwood, California event, to mark the comic's 80th birthday, on 28 June (07).