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.


Recent Articles
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    Cowboys Host Sooners in Bedlam Round 2 Saturday

    The second Bedlam men’s basketball game is set for Saturday night, February 18, as Oklahoma State hosts Oklahoma at 7:00 pm at Gallagher-Iba Arena. The Cowboys will be looking for their first Bedlam sweep since 2004, while the Sooners are hoping for a split in the series after losing to OSU in Norman last month.  

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    Norman North Star Guard Picks Sooners

    Highly recruited Norman North guard Trae Young made his college choice announcement on Thursday, selecting the University of Oklahoma. Young says the deciding factor for him was this was home for him. He said the recruiting process was long and tough but Oklahoma was home for him. Young made the announcement at a news conference at Norman North High School, where he has starred for the Timberwolves for four seasons. Young chose OU over Oklahoma State, Kansas, Texas Tech, Washington, […]

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    Thunder Head Into All-Star Break With Win Over Knicks

    Russell Westbrook tallied his 27th triple-double of the season to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 116-105 win over the New York Knicks on Wednesday night at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. The Thunder started slowly, falling behind 16-2 as the Knicks scorched the nets in the first quarter, making 16 of 22 shots and scoring 39 points. OKC whittled away at the lead slowly, then went on a 22-4 run late in the second quarter to take at […]

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    Cowboys Win Another One On the Road, Taking Down TCU

    Oklahoma State’s men’s basketball team won its fourth straight Big 12 road game, beating TCU 71-68 on Wednesday night at Schollmaier Arena in Fort Worth, Texas. The Cowboys led by as many as nine points, but TCU rallied and there were eight lead changes in the game. With OSU leading by one and under 20 seconds to play, Jawun Evans hit a jumper just inside the 3-point line to put the Cowboys up three points. TCU missed a pair of […]

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    Sooners End Losing Streak With Win Over Texas

    Playing their first game since senior guard Jordan Woodard’s career ended with a knee injury, Oklahoma’s men’s basketball team ended a seven-game losing streak with a 70-66 win over Texas on Tuesday night at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman. Oklahoma trailed by as many as eight points in the second half, but went on a 10-0 run to the take the lead, sparked by Jamuni McNeace, who scored six of the points, including a dunk that gave OU a […]

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    Former Thunder Teammate Visits OKC

    Former Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins was back in Oklahoma City on Wednesday, visiting the Thunder practice facility the day OKC hosts New York. Perkins was traded during the 2014-15 season, but played with a half dozen of the current OKC players. Russell Westbrook was asked about Perkins’ return and his influence on him and the Thunder team.  

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    Thunder’s Alex Abrines Headed to All-Star Weekend

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Alex Abrines has been invited to play in the Rising Stars Challenge Game on All-Star Weekend in New Orleans this weekend. Abrines will replace the injured Joel Embiid in the game that matches rookies against second year players. The game is scheduled for Friday, February 17, at 8:00 pm central time. Abrines will join OKC teammate Domantas Sabonis in the game. It’s the first time two teammates have played in the game from a team with […]

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    Cowboys Hire Running Backs Coach

    Oklahoma State’s football team announced on Tuesday they have hired John Wozniak as their new running backs coach. Wozniak comes to OSU from Southern Mississippi, where he’s coached since 2013, the first three of those years under former OSU offensive coordinator Todd Monken. Wozniak was a graduate assistant at OSU in 2004, and went on to coach at LSU and Alabama among other schools. Wozniak replaces Marcus Arroyo, who left to become co-offensive coordinator at Oregon. OSU head coach Mike […]

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    Sooners on End of Jordan Woodard’s Career

    Oklahoma senior guard Jordan Woodard had his season come to an end last Saturday when he suffered a torn ACL in his right knee in a loss at Iowa State. On Monday, Woodard and OU head coach Lon Kruger talked to the media about the loss of Woodard, his career and legacy with the Sooners. Woodard ranks in the career top 10 at Oklahoma in five different categories: ┬áHe is fourth in assists (471), fifth in made free throws (440), […]

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    Thunder Routed on the Road in Washington

    After two emotional home games against last year’s NBA finalists, the Oklahoma City Thunder didn’t have much left in the tank on Monday night at Washington, losing to the Wizards 120-98 at the Verizon Center. OKC never led in the game, and trailed by 13 at halftime. The Wizards then put the game away by going on a 24-3 run to start the second half, not allowing the Thunder to make a basket in the third quarter until after the […]

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    Kevin Durant’s Return to OKC Fuels Thunder Fans’ Passion

    Thunder lose to Warriors in Kevin Durant’s return, 130-114. My thoughts as a reporter, fan, and resident of Oklahoma City on a very unique night in this city’s history: It was as entertaining a game in which the outcome was never really in doubt that I’ve seen the Oklahoma City Thunder play. The night went about as I expected it to for the most part. Kevin Durant was loudly booed in pregame warmups, starting lineup introductions, and EVERY SINGLE TIME […]