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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
  • New Texas Coach Has History With OU’s Bob Stoops

    Charlie Strong is entering his first season as head coach of the Texas football team, and of course he’ll soon be battling Oklahoma for Big 12 bragging rights. Strong has known OU head coach Bob Stoops for a while, dating back to a time when both were assistants at the University of Florida. Stoops and Strong talked about it at Big 12 Football Media Days in Dallas on Tuesday. Bob Barry, Jr. reports on the long-time acquaintances starting a new […]

  • Sooners Welcome Controversial Transfer from Missouri

      One of the hot topics at Big 12 Football Media Days on Tuesday in Dallas was the transfer of Dorial Green-Beckham from Missouri to Oklahoma. Green-Beckham got into some criminal trouble at Mizzou and and was dismissed from the team. Green-Beckham has petitioned the NCAA to waive one-year waiting period to become eligible as a transfer.    The Sooners are still waiting to hear what the NCAA has decided. Bob Barry, Jr. reports from Dallas.  

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    Big 12 Football Media Days Set for Dallas

    Big 12 Football Media Days will be held Monday and Tuesday in Dallas, Texas. All ten conference teams will face the media over the two days to talk about the upcoming 2014 season. Five teams will go each day. On Monday, it will be Oklahoma State, Baylor, TCU, Texas Tech, and Kansas. OSU will be represented by head coach Mike Gundy, wide receiver Jhajuan Seales, cornerback Kevin Peterson, and linebacker Ryan Simmons. Tuesday will feature Oklahoma, Texas, West Virginia, Kansas State, and Iowa […]

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    Kurt Budke Elected to Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame

    Before his tragic death in a plane crash in 2011, Kurt Budke took over a struggling women’s basketball program at Oklahoma State and built it into a winner. On Saturday, July 19th, Budke was honored for his coaching accomplishments at OSU and previously, as he was elected to the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. Budke is one of six elected to the hall. In six full seasons a OSU, he led the Cowgirls to three NCAA Tournament appearances, including a Sweet 16 in […]

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    Oak Tree National Aiming For Another Major

    Fresh off the success of the U.S. Senior Open last week, Oak Tree National in Edmond is hoping to get a future major golf event. The club is interested in getting either a PGA Championship, a U.S. Open, a Ryder Cup event, or a PGA Tour playoff tournament. The course received rave reviews from the golfers at the U.S. Senior Open, and the U.S. Golf Association was impressed with what Oak Tree did during the tournament and how the course […]

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    Sooners Picked To Win Big 12 Football Title

    Oklahoma’s football team has been chosen by the media as the preseason pick to win the Big 12 Conference championship this season. The Big 12 released results of the poll on Thursday, July 17th. OU received 47 of 56 first place votes from Big 12 area media. Baylor received the other nine first place votes and is picked to finish second overall. Oklahoma State is picked fifth by the media. Big 12 media days start Monday, July 21st in Dallas, Texas. […]

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    Report: Caron Butler to Sign With Detroit

    ESPN reported on Sunday night Oklahoma City Thunder guard Caron Butler is close to reaching agreement on a contract with the Detroit Pistons. The deal is reportedly for two years. Butler finished last season with the Thunder but was not expected to re-sign with OKC for next season. The Thunder recently signed Anthony Morrow, a 6-5 shooting guard, making it evident Butler would not return.  

  • Colin Montgomerie Wins U.S. Senior Open in Playoff

    Scotland’s Colin Montgomerie won his first U.S. Golf Association event on Sunday, winning the U.S. Senior Open at Oak Tree National in a three-hole playoff over Gene Sauers. Montgomerie finished 1-over par in the three-hole aggregate playoff, making about a 20-foot putt for par on the 18th hole to clinch it. Sauers struggled from the start in the playoff, with bogeys on #16 and #17. Montogomerie and Sauers finished the final round tied at 5-under par. Sauers had a chance to win it on the 18th […]

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    Gene Sauers Takes Charge at U.S. Senior Open Through 3 Rounds

    Gene Sauers matched the low round of the day with a 68 to finish the third round at 7-under par and take a three-shot lead going into the final round of the U.S. Senior Open at Oak Tree National in Edmond. Sauers birdied two of the last three holes, and carded only one bogey on his round. A beautiful approach shot on #16 settled within a foot of the cup, leading to a birdie to get him the lead by himself at […]

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    Montgomerie Maintains Lead Halfway Through U.S. Senior Open

    Scotland’s Colin Montgomerie shot an even par 71 to finish at 6-under par after two rounds and keep his lead at the U.S. Senior Open at Oak Tree National in Edmond. Montgomerie leads Scott Dunlap by one stroke going in the third round on Saturday. At several points Friday, Montgomerie and Dunlap were tied for the lead with Bernhard Langer, but the German bogeyed three of his final four holes to finish at 4-under par with a 69. Langer is tied with Gene Sauers […]

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    Thunder Win Summer League Finale

    The Oklahoma City Thunder won their final game in the NBA Summer League in Orlando, beating Miami 103-98 to take 7th place. The Thunder made their first 11 shots in the game, but Miami stayed close most of the game. Perry Jones led OKC with 20 points, making four 3-pointers.   Mitch McGary added 18 points and 5 rebounds. Semaj Christon and Josh Huestis each scored 17 points. Andre Roberson was also in double figures with 12 points. Thunder shot 64 percent from the […]