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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
  • 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 […]

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    Cowgirls Rebound With Rout of Bears

    Oklahoma State’s women’s basketball team bounced back from their first loss of the season earlier in the week to North Carolina with a 77-36 win over Missouri State on Saturday at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater. Brittany Atkins paced the Cowgirls with 20 points, hitting four of OSU’s nine three-pointers. Two other OSU players were in double figures for scoring, with LaShawn Jones scoring 13 points and Roshunda Johnson 12. The Cowgirls committed just five turnovers in the game and outscored the Bears 21-5 […]

  • Local High School Player & Coach to Appear on “Today” Show

    A local high school football player and his coach will appear on NBC’s “Today” show on  Friday morning, Nov. 21. Crossings Christian School senior Christian Osterhout, along with Crossings head coach Chris Roberts, will appear on Today as candidates in the NFL’s national contest “Together We Make Football.” The contest has been going on all season, and has requested fans to send in their stories of what football means to them. For Osterhout, the sport and his head coach have […]

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    Dales to Be First Female OU Athlete to Have Jersey Retired

    Former Oklahoma All-American guard Stacey Dales will be the first female athlete in the history of the University of Oklahoma to have her jersey retired when she’s honored at a ceremony Friday, Nov. 21, at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman. Dales will have her #21 jersey retired during halftime of OU’s home game against Bradley. A native of Ontario, Canada, Dales played at OU from 1997 to 2002, earning All-America honors in 2001 and 2002, and leading the Sooners […]