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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.


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    Draymond Green Will Not Be Suspended For Kick on Adams

    The NBA announced Monday evening Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green will not be suspended for Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday. Green will receive a flagrant 2 foul and will be fined $25,000, but will not be suspended. Green kicked Adams in the groin area while going up for a shot midway through the second quarter of Game 3 between the Thunder and Warriors. At the time he received a flagrant […]

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    Thunder Prepare For Another Road Challenge

    The Oklahoma City Thunder upset San Antonio in the NBA Western Conference Semifinals, beating the Spurs twice on their home court at the AT&T Center, where the Spurs lost just once during the regular season. Now the Thunder face another team with a major home court advantage, the Golden State Warriors. The Warriors went 39-2 at home this season, and set the NBA record for wins in the regular season with 73. The Thunder lost all three meetings against Golden […]

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    Sooners Take Bedlam at the Brick

    Former Oklahoma quarterback Cody Thomas drove in five runs to lead the Sooners to a 9-1 win over #15 Oklahoma State in the first of a three-game Bedlam baseball series on Friday night at the Bricktown Ballpark. Thomas gave OU the lead for good with a 3-run home run in the the top of the 4th inning, then added a two-run double in the 6th inning to lead the way for the Sooners. OSU got on the board first with […]

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    Thunder Prepare for Spurs’ Response in Game 3

    The Oklahoma City Thunder have gained home court advantage in their best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal series against the San Antonio Spurs, but to keep it, they will need to win both Games 3 and 4 at Chesapeake Arena this weekend. After one of their most impressive playoff road wins ever in Game 2 in San Antonio on Monday night, the Thunder host San Antonio in Game 3 Friday night, May 6, at 8:30 pm. The Thunder know the veteran Spurs […]

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    Blake Griffin Likely Out for Summer Olympics

    Former Oklahoma star  Blake Griffin is likely out for this summer’s Olympic games in Brazil due to the quadriceps injury he suffered on Monday night, April 25, in the Los Angeles Clippers game against Portland. The Los Angeles Times is reporting Griffin had a bone marrow injection and will be unable to engage in basketball activities for several months. This will be the second Summer Olympics in a row Griffin has missed due to injury. He was unable to play […]

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    Former Sooner Blake Griffin Out for Rest of NBA Playoffs

    Former Oklahoma star Blake Griffin will miss the rest of the NBA Playoffs for the Los Angeles Clippers after tweaking a quad injury on Monday night, April 25, in a loss to the Portland Trail Blazers. Griffin missed more than half the regular season with a left quadriceps injury. Griffin’s injury was part of a nightmarish evening for the Clippers, who also lost Chris Paul for the rest of the playoffs due to a broken hand. The injury could also […]

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    Thunder Set for Conference Semifinals Against Spurs

    After dispatching the Dallas Mavericks in five games in the first round of the NBA Playoffs, the Oklahoma City Thunder now set their sights on the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference Semifinals. Both teams will get some time off before the series begins this Saturday in San Antonio. Here is the schedule for the best-of-seven series:   Game 1            at San Antonio                   Saturday, April […]

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    Former Sooner Asks For Trade, Doesn’t Show for NFL Workouts

    Former Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford has requested a trade from the Philadelphia Eagles, and did not show up for workouts today for the team, according to mulitple reports. Last week the Eagles traded with the Cleveland Browns to move up to the second pick in this week’s NFL Draft, and are expected to draft a quarterback with that pick. Bradford apparently didn’t care for that move, and wants out of Philadelphia, asking for a trade and informing the team he […]

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    Cowboys Take Round One of Bedlam Baseball

    Oklahoma State struck out 14 times against Sooner pitching, but came up with a pair of runs in the 6th and 8th innings to beat Oklahoma 4-3 in the first Bedlam baseball game of the season on Wednesday night, April 20, at Mitchell Park in Norman. The Cowboys took the lead with a pair of runs in the 6th inning, with Andrew Rosa hitting a high chopper that scored Donnie Walton to tie the game at 1. A run scored […]

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    Mitch McGary Returns To Thunder, Not Discussing His Absence

    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Mitch McGary is back with the team this week after missing several weeks due to a personal matter. On Wednesday, April 20, McGary faced the media for the first time since his return, but made clear he did not want to reveal the reason for his absence and asked the media to respect his privacy in the matter. McGary says he’s excited to be back with the Thunder and is looking forward to more of the […]

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    Thunder Talk Pregame Dance Routine

    There’s been a lot of talk about Dallas Mavericks forward Charlie Villanueva trying to disrupt the pregame dance routine of Russell Westbrook and Cameron Payne before the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Game 2 against Dallas on Monday night. Westbrook shoved Villanueva and another Maverick player, Justin Anderson, aside, as he and Payne went through their pregame ritual. On Wednesday, April 20, both Westbrook and Payne discussed their dance and the Mavs’ attempt to thwart it. In this video, you’ll see Westbrook, […]