Husain Ibn Muhammed Abdullah is a former American football free safety. He was signed by the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League as a free agent in 2008. He retired from the NFL after seven seasons due to multiple concussions sustained during his career, Abdullah played college football at Washington State. He is the brother of former NFL safety Hamza Abdullah. Abdullah attended Pomona High School and was most well known for his athletics, in high school, Abdullah received many honorable awards as he represented his school football team as captain. Abdullah is a back and is a contributor to the special teams unit as a kick returner. During Abdullahs sophomore year, he was awarded the teams defensive MVP and was nominated as rookie of the year, during his junior year, Abdullah won the All-Inland Valley award and as a senior, Abdullah stood as the number 9 ranked safety in the west coast. Abdullah was a rookie who signed with the Minnesota Vikings. He served as a backup from 2008 to 2009, before the 2010 season he was named the starting strong safety.
The competition in the offseason and preseason was thought to be between Tyrell Johnson and Jamarca Sanford, but Abdullah won the job, during the 2011 season, Abdullah became the starting free safety, but a concussion ended his season. An unrestricted free agent after the season, Abdullah re-signed with the Chiefs on March 12,2014, during a Monday Night Football game on September 29,2014 against the New England Patriots, Abdullah intercepted a pass, returning it for a touchdown. He was given a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for sliding on his knees, bowing down, the next day, the NFL said the penalty was a misapplication of the relevant rule, and should not have been assessed. The penalty created much controversy on social media, including beyond America, Abdullah retired from football on March 28,2016, citing concern over the five concussions he had accumulated during his career. He explained the decision further in an essay submitted to The Players Tribune, Abdullah is the son to Yusuf and Saeeda Johnwell.
He lived in a large family, one of 12 children. As a practicing Muslim, Abdullah observes fasting in Ramadan—even during the football season and he sat out the 2012–2013 season to make Hajj to Mecca with his brother Hamza Abdullah, who was in the NFL. He is a member of the Alpha Lambda Mu fraternity, Americas first and only Muslim fraternity
Omneya Abdel Kawy
Omneya Abdel Kawy is an Egyptian professional squash player. Omneya won the World Junior Championship in Egypt 2003, Omneya crowned a sparkling junior career in 2003 in her home city of Cairo when she lifted the World Junior title after having been the runner up to Nicol David in 1999 and 2001. Such was her precocious talent that she was competing on the WISPA Tour in her mid teens. Her success has been evidenced by her having already reached a high of seven in the world rankings earlier in 2005. The highlight of 2005 was reaching match ball against world number one Rachael Grinham in the final of the Hurghada International in her home country though she eventually lost the match. She reached two finals, in Greenwich and Dayton, both in the United States, and finished as a runner up. Omneya won the Marsh McLennan title by beating Vicky Botwright, since she has continued to be a threat to all the top players, her astute tactical brain and range of shots causing problems to everybody she meets.
2006 saw Omneya avenged the Hurghada loss the year when she turned the tables in a pulsating Hurghada final to win the event in front of ecstatic home supporters. Recently, she won the 2007 EBS Dayton Open by beating Jaclyn Hawkes of New Zealand with a score of 9–5, 9–5, 3–9, official Womens Squash World Ranking Omneya Abdel Kawy profile from WISPA Omneya Abdel Kawy profile from WSA Omneya Abdel Kawy profile from SquashInfo
Fernando Antonio Abad is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball. He previously played in MLB for the Houston Astros, Washington Nationals, Oakland Athletics, Abad began his professional career in 2006, pitching for the Dominican Summer Astros. That year, he went 5–2 with a 1.32 ERA in 15 games and he struck out 64 batters in 61 1⁄3 innings. He split 2007 between the Greeneville Astros and Tri-City ValleyCats, going a combined 6–4 with a 4.25 ERA, with 59 strikeouts in 53 innings. In 2008, he pitched for the Lexington Legends, going 2–7 with a 3.30 ERA in 45 relief appearances, striking out 94 batters in 76 1⁄3 innings. Abad pitched for the Lancaster Jethawks and Corpus Christi Hooks in 2009, going a combined 4–7 with a 4.00 ERA, striking out 92 batters in 96 2⁄3 innings of work. In 3 seasons with the Astros, Abad went 1–11 with a 5.10 ERA in 88 games while striking out 65 in 84 2⁄3 innings On November 22,2012 he signed a league contract with the Washington Nationals.
He was called up to the big leagues when Ryan Mattheus was placed on the disabled list and has posted a 1.64 ERA so far out of the bullpen and he was designated for assignment on November 20,2013. On November 25,2013, the Nationals traded Abad to the Oakland Athletics for minor league outfielder John Wooten, in his first season in Oakland, Abad pitched a career high 69 games with a career low 1.57 ERA in 57.1 innings. Abad regressed the following season, allowing 11 home runs in under 60 innings, the Athletics designated Abad for assignment after the 2015 season, and he elected free agency. Abad signed a minor league deal with the Minnesota Twins in December 2015 and he became an integral part of the Twins bullpen in 2016. Despite a 1-4 record, Abad had a 2.65 ERA in 39 games for the last place Twins, on August 1,2016, the Twins traded Abad to the Boston Red Sox for Pat Light. Abad features a fastball, a sinker, a curveball. He tends to use the sinker and changeup more against right-handed hitters, career statistics and player information from MLB, or ESPN, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference Venezuelan Professional Baseball League statistics
Ahmad Abbas is a Saudi Arabian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Al-Faisaly. Abbas began his career with Saudi Professional League club Al-Hilal and he joined Al-Taee in 2006 and spent two years there before moving to Al-Nassr in 2008. Abbas scored two goals in nine appearances for Al-Nassr during the 2009–10 season. Abbas made his debut for the Saudi Arabia national team in 2010 and he scored his first own goal for his country at the 2010 Gulf Cup of Nations in a 1–0 loss against United Arab Emirates on 2 December 2010
Mohammed Moa Abdellaoue is a Norwegian footballer of mixed Norwegian-Moroccan descent who plays as a forward for Vålerenga and the Norwegian national team. His younger brother is Aalesund striker Mostafa Abdellaoue, known as Mos, Abdellaoue was born in Oslo and played for Hasle-Løren and Skeid as a youth player. He made his debut on 9 June 2003, when he came on as a substitute against Hødd, in his fourth game of the season, he scored his first two goals in a 2–1 win over Raufoss. Abdellaoue scored a total of 42 league goals for Skeid in five seasons and he appeared once for the Norwegian under-21 team, six times for the under-18 team and once for under-19 team. At the end of the 2007 season, he signed a contract with Vålerenga. Abdellaoue scored six goals in the 2008 Norwegian Cup, including two goals in the final itself, in which Vålerenga defeated Stabæk 4–1 to become Norwegian cup champions. 2–1.4 million. He made his Bundesliga debut in a 2–1 home win against Eintracht Frankfurt on 21 August 2010, the following match against Bayer Leverkusen he scored his first goal at home as Hannover 96 failed to secure a safe win having gone 2–0 up.
And in the match he scored his third goal of the season in a 4–1 home win – making it the end result. And in the game against Kaiserslautern he scored the only goal of the match. He scored a total of 10 goal in his first season for the German side, in his second Bundesliga season, Moa notched up seven goals in seven games. His consistent performances attracted interest from clubs, most notably Bayern Munich. In the opening match of the 2011–12 Bundesliga season, he scored a goal against 1899 Hoffenheim at the 30th minute and he scored his first hat-trick in the Hannover jersey versus Werder Bremen on 2 October in a game they won 3–2. Abdellaoue was troubled with injuries during the 2012–13 Bundesliga season, and he made a total of 80 appearances for Hannover in the Bundesliga, scoring 29 goals. On 11 June 2013, Abdellaoue signed a deal with VfB Stuttgart. He made his debut for his new team in the match for the 2013–14 UEFA Europa League against Botev Plovdiv on 1 August 2013 when he came on as a substitute in the 88th minute.
Abdellaoue scored his first goal for Stuttgart in the 1–2 loss against Mainz 05 on 25 January 2013 and that goal ended a 274 days goal-drought, as he had not scored a goal in the Bundesliga since 26 April 2013. He was sent to the team and started in the 2–0 win against 1. He signed a contract with his former club Vålerenga on 7 August 2015 and he made his debut for the Norwegian national team on 20 August 2008, in a friendly against Ireland
Mara Katherine Abbott is a U. S. professional womens bicycle racer who rides on the Wiggle High5 team. In 2010, Abbott became the first U. S. cyclist ever to win the Giro Donne, one of the Grand Tours of womens bicycle racing, Abbott retired after the 2016 Olympic Games road race. Abbott was born in and, as of 2016, still lives in Boulder and she was a competitive swimmer, primarily specializing in distance freestyle races, at Whitman College, which is where she took up road bicycle racing as a springtime activity. She won championships in the Mount Evans Hill Climb in 2005 and 2006. Abbott turned professional in 2007 and joined the Webcor Builders team and she continued to swim for Whitman in the fall and graduated with a degree in economics from Whitman. Abbott joined the HTC-Columbia Womens Team in 2008 and began to excel in European races, the next year, she won stage 3 and the King of the Mountains jersey in the Giro Donne, finishing second overall. In 2010, Abbott joined the Peanut Butter & Co, tWENTY12 team and repeated her victories at the Tour of the Gila and the USA NAtional Championship Womens Road Race.
She won two stages and the overall championship at the Giro Donne, which was the only womens Grand Tour event held in 2010. That same month, she won one stage and the title at the Cascade Cycling Classic. She won one stage and finished second in the Tour de lAude Cycliste Féminin, for 2011, Abbott moved to the Diadora-Pasta Zara-Manhattan team. She won one stage and finished overall in the Tour of the Gila. In 2013, Abbot won her second Giro Rosa, that season it was announced that she would join the new UnitedHealthcare Women’s Team in 2014. On October 7 Wiggle High5 announced that Abbott has signed with them for the 2015 season, in addition to cycling, Abbott is a yoga instructor. Source, Mara Abbott profile at Cycling Archives Mara Abbott profile at cqranking. com Mara Abbott at TeamUSA. org
Monica Cecilia Abbott is an American athlete who pitched for the University of Tennessee Lady Volunteers softball team from 2004 to 2007. In 2008, Abbott participated in the Beijing Olympics with Team USA, on May 4,2010, she and catcher Shannon Doepking were traded by the Florida Pride to the Tennessee Diamonds in exchange for pitcher Cat Osterman and catcher Megan Willis. She was the recipient of the 2007 Honda Sports Award for the Top Collegiate Softball Player in the country and was named the 2007 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year and she was named the 2007 Womens Sports Foundation Sportswoman of the Year. Abbott pitched for the University of Tennessee Lady Volunteers softball team from 2004 to 2007, before Abbott started her collegiate career, only two pitchers had ever reached the 500-strikeout mark in any season. During Abbotts career from 2004 to 2007, Alicia Hollowell, Brooke Mitchell, Taryne Mowatt, Angela Tincher, Abbott finished her college career with significant season awards as the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year and the winner of the Honda Award for Top Collegiate Softball Player.
On October 16,2007, Abbott won the Womens Sports Foundation Sportswoman of the Year award for Team Sports athletes, Abbott was selected for the final 15-person Olympic squad as one of three pitchers. On August 11,2008, Abbott made her Olympic debut for Team USA, on August 18,2008, Abbott pitched 5 perfect innings, striking out 8, as Team USA defeated the Netherland 8–0 to extend its Olympic winning streak to 20 games. In its first six matches of the Beijing games, the USA pitching staff had allowed a total of one hit, Team USA finished with a silver medal, losing to Japan in the championship game, which was started by Osterman and finished by Abbott. On February 2,2009, Abbott announced her signing with Toyota Motor Corporation on a contract to play professional softball in Japan. On July 23,2015, Abbott pitched her second game as a member of the Chicago Bandits, beating the Dallas Charge. On August 3,2015, Abbott pitched a no-hitter against the Pennsylvania Rebellion, the pursuit of a perfect game ended in the seventh inning, on a Chicago error and a walk.80 career strikeouts per 7 innings