Requiem for a mustache

Kevin Gilbride’s mustache, a legendary lip adornment that won two Super Bowl championships and was respected as one of the most enduring examples of responsible facial hair in sports, died last month in a shaving accident at the Giants’ practice facility here. It was believed to be about 41.

Sam Borden, N.Y. Times.

Sam’s a friend of the site, but this important item of journalism would be linked here even if he were its oldest enemy. With this, the “no play for Mr. Gray” thing and her obvious appreciation of me, the Gray Lady is really cutting loose lately. Someone cue up a Shelley reference before the paper’s reputation collapses.

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