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Noble Nole. Novak Djokovic to open restaurant offering free food.

first_img“Money is not problem for me. I have earned enough to feed all of Serbia .I think that they deserve this after all the support they are giving to me.” Djokovic said in a statement.“Because of my family, I’ve always had a love for food. But as an athlete, it became something more—the fuel that determines how I play, how I recover and how alert I am on the court. I attribute a great deal of my professional success to my diet. Food is my passion. Of all the things I’ve experienced in life, food has changed me the most. I wanted to share that impact with the world”In 2015, Djokovic became the first tennis player in history to win $20 million prize money in one season. In 2016, after winning the French Open, he became the first tennis player in the history of the game to surpass $100 million in career prize money.The 12-time Grand Slam champion has dropped to number 6 in World rankings after ending his season in July due to injury. He is however set to return to the sport in January to begin a new season.RelatedNovak Djokovic Out For The Rest Of 2017 Due To Elbow InjuryJuly 26, 2017In “Sports”Novak Djokovic’s Father Blames Grigor Dimitrov For Son’s Coronavirus InfectionJune 24, 2020In “Featured”Novak Djokovic: I’ll Surpass Nadal And FedererMay 23, 2020In “Featured” Tennis star, Novak Djokovic is known to be in the restaurant business. In 2009, the Serb opened a restaurant called ‘Novak’ close to the Belgrade Arena in the Serbian capital. In 2016, he also opened a vegan restaurant called ‘Eqvita’ in Monte Carlo, where he and his family live. The 30-year-old is in the process of building his third restaurant, this time offering free food to those in need. The multi-millionaire revealed customers will be able to dine for free, claiming he wants to give back to those who have supported him throughout his incredible career.last_img read more

UCA’s Jordan Howard to Play in Reese’s All-Star Game

first_imgSAN ANTONIO, Texas – The most decorated men’s basketball player in University of Central Arkansas history will get to represent the Purple and Gray one more time at the NABC (National Association of Basketball Coaches) Reese’s College All-Star Game on Friday in conjunction with the NCAA Final Four.UCA graduate Jordan Howard was one of 20 players named to the All-Star teams and will compete at 3:35 p.m. Friday at San Antonio’s Alamodome on CBS Sports Network.”This is definitely a special honor and I’m extremely blessed and thankful to be able to be noticed enough to be invited to such a special event,’ said Howard. “This is huge not only for me but the university as well, to be able to represent UCA one last time will be really special for myself and my team as well. It’s a reward that I definitely don’t take for granted, and a really cool way to cap off the career.’ Howard, the career scoring leader at UCA and in Arkansas Division I history, will play for the East All-Stars, coached by Yale University head coach James Jones. His brother Joe Jones from Boston University will coach the West team. Howard is joined on the team by players from Creighton, Clemson, UCLA, TCU, Bucknell, Davidson, Colorado, Winthrop and St. Bonaventure.Howard, the Southland Conference Player of the Year for 2017-18, is the career three-point leader in the SLC, at UCA and in Arkansas Division I with 384 career three-pointers. He set UCA records for career points (2,524), career free throws (558) and free-throw percentage (86.8), season three-pointers (113) and season points (880).Howard scored in double figures in 120 of his 124 career games at UCA and made at least one three-pointer in 120 of 124 games. He led the SLC in scoring this season at 25.1 points per game led the nation in total points scored at 880. Howard was the active career scoring leader in the NCAA and was second in three-pointers.last_img read more