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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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  • Kyle Singler

    Reports: Kyle Singler Agrees to Deal With Thunder

    On the opening day of free agency in the NBA, there are multiple reports the Oklahoma City Thunder have reached an agreement to re-sign Kyle Singler. Reports indicate it’s a five-year deal worth almost 25 million dollars, with the last year a team option. Singler was traded to OKC from Detroit in February, but only averaged just under four points a game. Singler is one of two Thunder free agents, the other being center Enes Kanter. Kanter is reportedly meeting with Thunder officials this […]

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    Thunder Make Trade With Eye on the Future

    The Oklahoma City Thunder made a trade on Tuesday, June 30, sending guard Luke Ridnour and cash considerations to the Toronto Raptors in exchange for Tomislav Zubcic and a $2.85 million trade exception. Zubcic was drafted by Toronto in 2012, but has not played in the NBA and is not likely to play for the Thunder. Zubcic is from Croatia and has played professionally in Croatia since being drafted by the Raptors. OKC has one year to use the trade exception, allowing them to acquire […]

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    Thunder Announce Coaching Staff

    The Oklahoma City Thunder have officially announced their coaching staff under new head coach Billy Donovan. Donovan’s staff will include new additions in Anthony Grant, Monty Williams, and Maurice Cheeks, while Mark Bryant and Darko Rajakovic will be retained from the previous staff under Scott Brooks. Grant had been the head coach at Alabama and Virginia Commonwealth, and previously was an assistant to Donovan at Florida. Williams has the been head coach of the New Orleans Pelicans the past five seasons, and […]

  • Cameron Payne

    Thunder Pick Cameron Payne in First Round of NBA Draft

    With their first round pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, the Oklahoma City Thunder picked the player they had reportedly been wanting all along. OKC selected Murray State point guard Cameron Payne with the number 14 overall pick in the first round of the draft. Payne is 6’3″ and left-handed. He led Murray State to a perfect conference season last year and a berth in the National Invitation Tournament. Payne was the Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year last […]

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    OSU to Face Another OSU in Home-and-Home Football Series

    Oklahoma State’s football team announced on Thursday, June 25, they have scheduled a home-and-home two-game series with the Oregon State Beavers. OSU will visit Corvallis, Oregon, to play Oregon State on August 31, 2019. The Beavers will then come to  Stillwater to play OSU on September 5, 2020. The two teams have never played each other in football.  

  • Former KFOR Sportscaster Robert Allen Remembers Bob Barry, Jr.

    Robert Allen’s memories of Bob Barry, Jr., go back to Wichita Falls, Texas, where both worked before becoming co-workers at what was then KTVY, then later KFOR. Robert worked with Bob Jr. for nearly a decade, and has fond memories of Bob as a mentor, co-worker, and friend. Brian Brinkley and Nate Feken sat down and talked with Robert to get his memories of Bob Barry, Jr.  

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    Sooners Set Kickoff Time For Season Opener

    Oklahoma’s football team announced the kickoff time for their 2015 season opener. The Sooners will face Akron in the season opener on September 5 in a game that will kickoff at 6:00 and be televised on pay-per-view on Fox Sports Oklahoma. It will be the first time OU has ever played Akron in football. Oklahoma’s other two non-conference games have already had kickoff times announced. The Sooners will play Tennessee on September 12 at 5:00 on ESPN, then the next […]

  • Kurt Budke Inducted Into Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame

    Former Oklahoma State women’s basketball coach Kurt Budke was posthumously inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday night, June 13, in Knoxville, Tennessee. Budke was killed in a plane crash on November 17, 2011, along with his assistant coach Miranda Serna and two others. Budke’s widow Shelley was in attendance in Knoxville for the Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Budke was the OSU head coach for seven seasons, leading the Cowgirls to five postseason appearances and three NCAA Tournament appearances. Before […]

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    Cowgirls Hire Kenny Gajewski as New Softball Coach

    Oklahoma State announced they have hired Kenny Gajewski to be their new head softball coach. Gajewski has spent the last three seasons as an assistant coach at the University of Florida, helping the Gators to the last two NCAA championships. Gajewski played college baseball at the University of Oklahoma and was on the Sooners’ 1994 national championship team. “I really can’t wait to get started,” Gajewski said. “We are all aware of the history and tradition of Oklahoma State softball and that […]

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    Cowboys Announce Non-Conference Times and TV

    Oklahoma State’s football team announced the kickoff times and television networks for their three non-conference games for the upcoming season. OSU will open the season on Thursday, September 3, at Central Michigan. That game will kickoff at 6:00 and be televised by ESPNU. The Cowboys’ home opener is Saturday, September 12, against Central Arkansas in a 6:30 kickoff on Fox Sports Net. OSU’s final non-conference game will be against Texas-San Antonio. That game will be at home on September 19 and […]

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    Kevin Durant Selected for Oklahoma Hall of Fame

    Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant has endured a tough last eight months, battling injuries that kept him out most of the 2014-15 season, but on Thursday, June 11, Durant got some good news. Durant has been selected for induction into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame. Durant is one of eight members of the Hall of Fame class of 2015, which will officially be inducted in Tulsa on November 19. The Oklahoma Hall of Fame’s website has this entry for […]