Bearlike (edit: with local retirements)

Edit the next morning: South Carolina announced the retirements of two players with state ties, former Sacred Heart standout Pierre-Luc O’Brien, and 2007 Sound Tigers training-camper Matt Scherer, out of UConn.

Hershey revealed its new home and road sweaters tonight. Or, enjoy the new logo in YouTube Form:

It ain’t the skating bear, but then, what is?

There will also be a new Hershey Bears hall of fame, and on Tim’s story, there’s a photo in which you can get a little better feel for the sweaters (albeit from a distance). I’m not big on piping, but actual brown instead of maroon is kinda welcome.

Former Islander Freddy Meyer replaces Scott Pellerin as Manchester assistant coach.

The Economist’s Neil Armstrong obituary. In only slightly coincidental timing, a ridiculously beautiful, zoom-in-able mosaic of the moon itself.

And RIP, Doc Gunther.

Michael Fornabaio