Trending headlines: Seau, Pettitte, Tebow

Five items you may have missed today that are worth a quick look:

• Hundreds of friends and fans, including Drew Brees, gathered in the surf off Oceanside, Calif., to honor the late Junior Seau Sunday with a special paddle-out in the same Pacific Ocean surf where he spent so many happy days during his life. (San Diego Union-Tribune)

• Yankee great Andy Pettitte feels like he’s “ready to go up” to the majors after pitching five innings for the Empire State Yankees in front of a sellout crowd Sunday during a 7-5 victory over Pawtucket at Rochester, New York. (The Buffalo News)

• Wes Hunt went to his high school senior prom Saturday. It may be the last typical thing this 18-year-old does this summer as the quarterback begins his intense preparation to take over the Oklahoma State University offense as true freshman this fall. (The Oklahoman)

• The New York Jets have a “special” role planned for QB Tim Tebow this season, according to special teams coach Mike Westhoff. (New York Daily News)

• Artist AndrĂ© Fidusi has created some very cool and amazingly simple posters depicting all the World Cup outcomes since 1930. History hasn’t been this clever in a while. (Buzzfeed)

If you see any offbeat and fresh newsy links from your favorite sports site that might be of interest to others, pass them along at bsperos1@gmail.com.