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Brian Brinkley is Oklahoma's NewsChannel 4's weekend sports anchor/reporter. Prior to his current position, Brian was a production assistant and intern at NewsChannel 4. He has also worked at WWLS radio and KGOU as a sports director/reporter.

Brian has received statewide attention for his reporting and anchoring. He has been honored with two awards from the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters for small market sports reporting and sportscasting.

A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, Brian received a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with a double major in Philosophy.

Brian lives in Edmond with his wife and daughter.


Recent Articles
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    Cowboys End Losing Streak On Senior Night

    Oklahoma State’s men’s basketball team ended a four-game losing streak with an 82-70 win over TCU on Wednesday night at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater. On senior night, two Cowboy seniors led the way, with Le’Bryan Nash scoring 20 points and LSU transfer Anthony Hickey matching that with 20 as well. Phil Forte was the only other OSU player in double figures with 13. Hickey was 4-of-4 from three-point range, and OSU as a team was 11-for-17 from beyond the arc. […]

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    Another Triple Double For Masked Westbrook as Thunder Edge 76ers in OT

    Wearing a plastic facemask to protect his fractured  cheekbone, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook recorded his fourth straight triple double to lead OKC to a 123-118 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. Westbrook had career highs in points and rebounds, with 49 points, 16 rebounds, and 10 assists. He was one of four Thunder players in double figures, with Dion Waiters scoring 20 off the bench, D.J. Augustin had 17 and Anthony […]

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    Five Sooners, One Cowgirl Earn Big 12 Honors

    Five players from Oklahoma and one from Oklahoma State earned postseason women’s basketball honors from the Big 12 conference on Wednesday, March 4. OU sophomore Peyton Little was All-Big 12 First Team and also the Big 12 Newcomer of the Year. Oklahoma’s Gioya Carter and Kaylon Williams made All-Big 12 Second Team. OU guard Gabbi Ortiz was named the Big 12 Freshman of the Year. Sharane Campbell-Olds of the Sooners made the Big 12 All-Defensive Team. OSU’s Brittney Martin made first team, […]

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    Without Stars, Thunder Shine In Win Over Lakers

    With Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and Steven Adams all out due to injuries, the Oklahoma City Thunder used a balanced scoring attack to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 108-101 on Sunday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Five Thunder players scored in double figures in the win, with Serge Ibaka and D.J. Augustin both scoring 18 points to lead the way. Ibaka added 14 rebounds and Augustin had 9 rebounds and 5 assists. Enes Kanter recorded his third double double […]

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    Blazers Edge Thunder for Second Straight OKC Loss

    The Oklahoma City Thunder couldn’t hold on to a double digit lead in the second half and lost at Portland 115-112 on Friday night at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. The Thunder got another triple double from guard Russell Westbrook, but for the second straight game, Westbrook did not have a good shooting night. Westbrook had his third straight triple double, with 40 points, 13 rebounds, and 11 assists, but was just 14-for-32 from the field, including making only […]

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    Kevin Durant Has Procedure on Foot, Out at Least a Week

    Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant will be out at least a week after undergoing a procedure on his right foot to alleviate soreness that’s been bothering him in recent weeks. The Thunder issued a statement on Sunday afternoon, February 22 addressing Durant’s situation. Thunder executive vice president and general manager Sam Presti was quoted in the statement as follows: “As we have conveyed, Kevin has experienced increased soreness in his right foot recently and as a result we initiated […]

  • Westbrook’s Play Elevating Thunder During Winning Streak

    The Oklahoma City Thunder have won six games in a row, and one of the big reasons why is the play lately of point guard Russell Westbrook. Westbrook has averaged nearly 30 points a game in his last six outings, and is coming off a game in which he set a Thunder record with 17 assists. In addition to his amazing statistics of late, he’s also been impressive as a leader for OKC, helping integrate four new players on the […]

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    Sooners Move Up, Cowboys Drop Out of Poll

    In the latest Associated Press top 25 men’s college basketball poll, Oklahoma moved up one spot from 17th to 16th. Oklahoma State fell out of the poll after losing their third straight game. Both teams do not have a mid-week game this week, and will resume play on Saturday, February 28. Oklahoma will host TCU at 1:00 Saturday, while OSU visits Texas Tech at 3:00 that day. In the women’s basketball poll, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State are both receiving votes, […]

  • Thunder Roll Past Nuggets for Sixth Straight Win

    The Oklahoma City Thunder went on a 24-6 run to end the first quarter on their way to a 119-94 rout of the Denver Nuggets on Sunday night at Chesapeake Arena. OKC shot 52 percent from the field and outrebounded Denver by 18 to rout the Nuggets. Five Thunder players scored in double figures, led by Russell Westbrook, who had 21 points and a Thunder record 17 assists. Enes Kanter had his second straight double-double with 20 points and 12 rebounds. […]

  • Mountaineers Too Physical for Cowboys

    West Virginia’s intense defense and physical presence rebounding was too much for 22nd ranked Oklahoma State in a 73-63 win over the Cowboys at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater on Saturday. West Virginia outrebounded OSU by 17 and forced 15 Cowboys turnovers, rallying from an early deficit, then taking control with a 16-6 run to begin the second half. WVU made 10 three-pointers in the game, and shot 10 more free throws to win the first  meeting of the season between the […]

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    Peyton Little Comes Up Big for Sooners at K-State

    Oklahoma guard Peyton Little had a career high 30 points and made eight 3-pointers to lead Oklahoma to a 73-64 win at Kansas State on Saturday night at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kansas. Little hit 8 of 10 from beyond the arc, with OU making 11 three’s as a team. Kaylon Williams added a double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds, her fifth double-double of the season. OU outrebounded K-State by 15 to sweep the Wildcats, and had to overcome […]