Brian Brinkley is Oklahoma’s NewsChannel 4’s Sports Director.

Brian has been at KFOR since 1990, when he was a production assistant at News Channel 4. He was a sports anchor and reporter from 1992 to 2015, and was the weekend sports anchor from 1996 to 2015.

Brian is a lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City area, and grew up watching Channel 4 before becoming part of the KFOR family.

Before coming to KFOR, he was an intern at WWLS and was sports director at KGOU Radio.

Brian has received statewide attention for his reporting and anchoring.
He is a three-time finalist for Oklahoma Sportscaster of the Year, and 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.

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    Mike Gundy Spotted Getting a Haircut

    There has been as much talk about Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy’s hair this season as the Cowboys’ play on the field in a 9-3 season. On Wednesday night, one of Gundy’s own players, freshman defensive end Triston Grant, got a photo of Gundy apparently getting a haircut in Stillwater. Grant tweeted the picture out and now the rumors surrounding Gundy’s “mullet” being cut off are running wild. Gundy is scheduled to appear at an Alamo Bowl news conference […]

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    Sooners Use Runs to Put Away Oral Roberts

    Oklahoma’s men’s basketball team used big runs late in the first half and early in the second half to take control and go on to a 92-66 win over Oral Roberts on Wednesday night at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman. The Sooners led by just one when they went on a 16-2 run late in the first half. OU led 43-27 at halftime, then after a brief run by ORU early in the second half, Oklahoma scored 12 straight […]

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    Coaches Release All-Big 12 Football Honors

    Big 12 football coaches released their postseason honors on Wednesday, and many of them are identical to the picks the media announced the day before. Oklahoma had 12 spots on the first and second teams by the coaches, while Oklahoma State had 11. The Sooners had five on the first team offense and two on the first team defense. The Cowboys had one on the first team offense and two on the first team defense. On the second team, OU […]

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    Mike Winchester’s Son Releases Statement About Support for Family

    James Winchester, a former Oklahoma football player, whose dad Mike was killed by a sniper at Will Rogers World Airport last month, released a statement on Tuesday, expressing thanks for the support his family received. Winchester is a deep snapper for the Kansas City Chiefs.    

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    AP All-Big 12 Football Honors Announced

    The Associated Press released its All-Big 12 honors on Tuesday, and there are plenty of OU and OSU players represented. Oklahoma’s Bob Stoops is the Big 12 Coach of the Year, while Sooner wide receiver Dede Westbrook is the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year, and OSU running back Justice Hill is the Big 12 Newcomer of the Year. Westbrook received nine votes for player of the year, while OU quarterback Baker Mayfield had seven votes. Oklahoma had seven […]

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    Two OU Sooners make the Heisman finalist list

    The 2016 Heisman Trophy finalists include two Oklahoma Sooners. Quarterback Baker Mayfield and wide receiver Dede Westbrook are in the top five. Let's go 2 for 2 #10TimeBig12Champs #OUDNA #ChampU #B2B — Coach Drew Hill (@OU_CoachHill) December 5, 2016 Also on the list are University of Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson, University of Michigan Linebacker/defensive back Jabrill Peppers and Clemson quarterback Deshan Watson. The 2016 #Heisman Trophy Finalists are @Lj_era8, @baker_mayfield6, @JabrillPeppers, @DeshaunWatson4 & @DedeTHEGreat11 — The Heisman Trophy […]

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    Thunder and Westbrook Make it Six Straight

    The streaks extended to six in a row for both the Oklahoma City Thunder and guard Russell Westbrook on Monday night in Atlanta. The Thunder beat the Atlanta Hawks 102-99 for their sixth straight win, and Westbrook recorded his sixth straight triple-double, with 32 points, 13 rebounds, and 12 assists. OKC led by one at halftime, then began to take charge of the game in the third quarter, opening up a 15 point lead, then leading 83-69 after three quarters. […]

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    Baker Mayfield Repeats As Burlsworth Trophy Winner

    Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield won the Burlsworth Trophy on Monday for the second consecutive season. The Burlsworth Trophy honors college football’s top player that was originally a walk-on. It’s named after former Arkansas offensive lineman Brandon Burlsworth, who walked on at Arkansas, becoming an All-American in 1998. Burlsworth was selected in the 1999 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts, but was killed in a car accident 11 days later. Mayfield was presented with the award at a banquet in Springdale, […]

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    Sooners Take Bedlam and Big 12 Championship

    Oklahoma used a strong passing game in the first half and a powerful running game in the second half to beat Oklahoma State 38-20, winning Bedlam and the Big 12 championship at Owen Field in Norman on Saturday. On a wet field, both teams started slowly on offense. The two teams combined for just one first down on the first two possessions for each side, with both offenses seeming a little tentative in the inclement weather. OSU moved the ball […]

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    Friday Night Heroes, Playoffs Week 4

    The fourth week of the high school football playoffs featured five classes playing a championship game, and four others playing semifinals. Here are the complete results of the games played on Friday night: Class 6A-I Championship Game Tulsa Union 57, Norman North 43 Tulsa Union wins their 9th state championship and first since 2011 as the Jenks-Union stranglehold on the state’s largest class continues, with the 21st straight state title between the two teams. Class 6A-II Championship Game Bixby 39, […]

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    Bedlam Motivation Not Lacking For Either Team

    There is no lack of motivation for either Oklahoma or Oklahoma State for Saturday’s Bedlam game in Norman at 11:30 am. The winner is the Big 12 champion and will likely go to the Sugar Bowl. It’s also a natural in-state rivalry, with plenty of hard feelings on both sides, and that’s always present in this game, whether a conference title is at stake or not.