Trending: George Brett's dog, Celts-Heat

How many of us have ever wanted to cut a Formula 1 car in half lengthwise down the middle? Well, the Sauber F1 Team mechanics used their downtime during the past two years to do just that. Chief Designer Matt Morris shows us the result posted Wednesday: (You Tube)

George Brett’s black labradoodle was missing, so the Hall of Famer took to Twitter for help:

Followers fanned out across Mission Hills, Kan., to help Brett and his family in the search:

Others offered advice:

Alas, a happy ending:

Some nights are bigger than others, even for a Super Bowl-winning quarterback:

Here’s his post-game(s) analysis:

The Kings overtime victory in Game 1 at New Jersey triggered this celebration at L.A. Live:

LeBron James’ miss at the end of regulation in Miami drew plenty of barbs on Twitter but the sharpest jabs of the night were fired at Boston’s Kevin Garnett from a former Timberwolves teammate:

And there was little sympathy after the game from Szczerbiak, who played with Garnett in Minnesota from 1999-2006:

Backing up the bus one more time:

Rajon Rondo’s 53-minute, 44-point effort against the Heat earned praise from many, including this Bay State compatriot:

Earlier, there were pleas for more LeBron as the Celtics took the lead in the fourth quarter:

Raiders linebacker Aaron Curry issued this warning as the game headed into overtime:

John Daly found a different kind of rough:

Maria Menounos, finally, summed up the feelings a despondent of Celtic Nation:

At least one member of the Saints found some redemption in the ping-pong balls of the NBA lottery:


• DeShawn Stevenson is money these days and has the ATM in his kitchen to prove it. (NetsAreScorching)

• The Kings have won nine straight road playoffs games and the Spurs have won 20 straight overall. Today isn’t necessarily a good day for streaks historically. It was 75 years ago – May 31, 1937 - that Carl Hubbell’s still major-league record run of 24 straight wins without a loss came to an end. (Hardball Times)

• Nick Gilbert didn’t bring the Cavaliers any extra luck in this year’s NBA draft lottery, but his presence added a unique perspective to things behind the scenes. (Cleveland Plain-Dealer)

• The anger lingers in Seattle and has only gotten more intense with the Oklahoma City Thunder (nĂ© Super-Sonics) in the NBA Western Conference finals. (San Antonio Express-News)

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