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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.


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    Cowboys Use Second Half Run To Pull Away From Beavers

    Oklahoma State’s men’s basketball team went on a 20-3 run to turn a tie game into an easy win over Oregon State on Monday night at the MGM Grand Main Event in Las Vegas, Nevada. OSU started slowly, going more than 7 and a half minutes without scoring in the first half, and falling behind 18-11. The Cowboys bounced back to take a 30-24 lead at halftime, then broke a 44-44 tie with their run to take control of the […]

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    Former Putnam City Star To Miss Rest of NBA Season

    Former Putnam City High School standout Xavier Henry is expected to miss the rest of the NBA season for the Los Angeles Lakers after rupturing his left achilles tendon, according to multiple media reports. Henry suffered the injury in practice on Monday. The fifth year pro is in his second season with the Lakers, and he’s been plagued by injuries throughout his career, never playing more than 50 games in a season. Henry was averaging 2.2 points a game for the Lakers.  

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    Sooners Drop Out of AP Poll, Cowboys Earning Votes

    Oklahoma’s men’s basketball team dropped out of the Associated Press top 25 poll released Monday, Nov. 24. The Sooners are the equivalent of 26th after losing to Creighton last Wednesday night in Omaha. OU dropped three spots in the coaches poll to 21st. Oklahoma State continues to receive votes in both polls, the equivalent of 34th in the AP poll, and 37th in the coaches poll. Kentucky is number one in both polls. In the women’s basketball AP poll, Oklahoma […]

  • Thunder Can’t Catch Warriors, Lose Sixth Straight

    The Oklahoma City Thunder trailed almost the entire game, and despite taking the lead very briefly, couldn’t keep up with Golden State on Sunday night, losing 91-86 to the Warriors at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. The Thunder held Golden State to just 36 percent field goal shooting, but OKC shot the same percentage, and made just 3 of 17 from three-point range. The Warriors never led by more than 10 points, but the Thunder could never put together a […]

  • Samaje Perine Wins National Honor After Record-Breaking Day

    Oklahoma running back Samaje Perine was named the Walter Camp National Offensive Player of the Week on Sunday, a day after breaking the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision record for rushing yards in a game. Perine rushed for 427 yards on 34 carries and scored five touchdowns in OU’s 44-7 win over Kansas on Saturday. His blockers, including a very happy offensive line, may have been more proud of the record than Perine. Dylan Buckingham reports from Norman.  

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    Okies in the NFL, Week 12

    Two former Oklahoma college stars came up big again for the Dallas Cowboys in their 31-28 win over the New York Giants on Sunday night. Former OSU receiver Dez Bryant had seven catches for 86 yards and two touchdowns, including the go-ahead score with 1:01 to play. Former Sooner running back DeMarco Murray had 24 carries for 121 yards. Former OSU kicker Dan Bailey added a 38-yard field goal for the Cowboys. Cincinnati won at Houston 22-13, and former Sooner tight […]

  • Something to Build On: Mason Rudolph’s First Start for Cowboys

    In his first start and appearance as a Cowboy Mason Rudolph already had made OSU history. Rudolph threw for the most yards, 281, by an OSU quarterback on their debut. The South Carolina native was 13-25 against Baylor for two touchdowns and two interceptions. Even though the Pokes lost the game the freshman impressed his team and fans in his first college performance. Bob Barry Jr. has the story from Waco, Texas.

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    Baylor Holds Off OSU Rally to Win, 49-28

    Seventh-ranked Baylor survived a late Oklahoma State rally to beat the Cowboys 49-28 at McLane Stadium in Waco, Texas, on Saturday night. OSU started Mason Rudolph at quarterback, just two games shy of completing a redshirt season, because Daxx Garman did not practice this week after taking a beating in recent weeks at quarterback. It took Baylor barely 30 seconds to score. On Baylor’s second snap, Bryce Petty found Jay Lee deep downfield for a 65-yard touchdown to put the Bears on top […]

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    Sooners Move Up in Both Polls

    Oklahoma’s football team moved up in both major polls released Sunday, Nov. 23. OU is ranked 20th in the Asssociated Press poll, up three spots from last week. The Sooners are 18th in the coaches poll, up four spots from a week ago. Oklahoma is off Thanksgiving weekend and will close the regular season Dec. 6 at home vs. Oklahoma State. Florida State remained number one in the AP poll, but slipped to second, with Alabama number one in the coaches […]

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    Sooners Roll Past Demons in Norman

    Oklahoma’s 18th-ranked men’s basketball team knocked down 10 three-pointers and hit 50 percent of their shots on their way to a 90-68 win over Northwestern State of Louisiana on Sunday afternoon at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman. Five Sooners were in double figures, led by Isaiah Cousins, who had 20 points and made 4 of 5 from three-point range. Buddy Hield added 16 points, while Ryan Spangler, Jordan Woodard, and Dinjiyl Walker all scored 13 points each. OU broke open a […]

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    Perine Breaks NCAA Record As OU Beats Kansas in Rain, 44-7

    On a rainy day in Norman, Oklahoma freshman running back Samaje Perine set an NCAA single game record for rushing yards, as the Sooners football team beat  Kansas 44-7 at Owen Field on Saturday afternoon. Perine rushed for 427 yards on 34 carries and scored five touchdowns as OU’s running game dominated the Jayhawks before a less-than-capacity Memorial Stadium crowd. The start of the game was delayed an hour and a half due to lightning in the area. Once it did start, neither […]