Omar Iakub
Omar Iakub
Sports Visual Journalist, Phoenix

Omar Iakub expects to graduate in August 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in sports journalism. Iakub has interned as a social media marketer at Green Desert in Phoenix.

Latest from Omar Iakub

While Suns sort out free agency, Mikal Bridges delivers for young basketball campers

PHOENIX – With rumors of blockbuster offseason deals in the air, Phoenix Suns forward Mikal Bridges hosted his first youth camp at “The PHHacility” in Phoenix.


Passing on gas: Biden’s gas-tax holiday gets cool reception in Arizona

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden's plan to ease prices at the pump by suspending state and federal gas taxes could be running on empty, after state and federal lawmakers who would have to approve the tax holiday greeted it skeptically - or with hostility.


From Damian Lillard to Patrick Ewing, stars come out for Section 7 high school basketball tournament

GLENDALE – State Farm Stadium hosted the Section 7 tournament last weekend where top prospects including Jared McCain showcased their skills in front of over 500 college coaches. Arizona coach Tommy Lloyd was there watching the nation’s best players.


Heartbreak at Grayhawk: ASU men’s golf falls just short of national championship

SCOTTSDALE – Arizona State finished strong in the NCAA Division I men’s golf championship but fell just short against Texas for the title.


Quarterback Kyler Murray returns to Cardinals workouts amid contract dispute

TEMPE – The excitement of quarterback Kyler Murray returning to workouts was tempered by Monday’s news that Jeff Gladney has died in a car accident.