Morning, gents. Here’s the latest in crazy/ridiculous/occasionally serious dude news for Thursday, September 10:
Mayweather Accused of Banned IV: Floyd Mayweather received an a banned IV of saline and vitamins before his much-hyped bout against Manny Pacquiao, calling into question the politics (and money) surrounding drug testing of boxing’s biggest stars, according to a damning (and exhaustive) report from SB Nation.
Ronda in “Road House”: Ronda Rousey is set to take up Patrick Swayze’s mantle as a badass bouncer in a reboot of the 1989 cult classic Road House, the role that catapulted Swayze to fame. [Men’s Fitness]
This Back Bikes to Work: When he doesn’t drive to work, Washington running back Alfred Morris takes his bicycle to work and parks it in his reserved spot, according to a photo on the team’s site. (His other bike? A ’91 Mazda 626 named “Bentley.”)
In a parking lot of Bentleys & Beemers, Redskins RB Alfred Morris (@trey_deuces) has a different way to get to work: pic.twitter.com/zGeFRezQeF
— Jeff Darlington (@JeffDarlington) September 9, 2015
Most Fastest SUV: Speaking of which, Bentley has unveiled its new Bentayga, which it calls the fastest SUV in the world. Yeah, it’s $300k—but think of how much faster you can get to your ski lodge in the Swiss Alps! [Car Throttle]
History of Rap 6: Justin Timberlake appeared on “The Tonight Show” to perform “History of Rap 6” alongside Jimmy Fallon. It was magical.
Rising Up to the Challenge: The band Survivor says they’re considering a lawsuit against Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee over his use of the song “Eye of the Tiger” at a rally supporting Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who went to jail over her refusal to grant marriage licenses to gay couples. “We did not grant Kim Davis any rights to use ‘My Tune -The Eye Of The Tiger,'” the band wrote on their Facebook page. [USA Today]
Maybe the Pols Should Stick to Country: Meanwhile, R.E.M. is seriously pissed at Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz after the presidential candidates used one of the band’s song “It’s the End of the World as We Know It” at a campaign rally. “Go f*ck yourselves, the lot of you — you sad, attention-grabbing, power-hungry little men,” frontman Michael Stipe said via bassist Mike Mills’ Twitter page. [Rolling Stone]