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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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    Cowboys Close Strong, Beat Central Michigan 24-13

    Oklahoma State’s football team played a strong second half to beat Central Michigan 24-13 in the season opener for both teams in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. After being forced to punt on the opening possession, OSU quickly got the ball back, as Tre Flowers intercepted CMU quarterback Cooper Rush. The Cowboys settled for a 22-yard field goal from Ben Grogan and led 3-0. Central Michigan responded with a 14-play drive, highlighted by a 22-yard run from Rush, which set up a […]

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    OKC Dodgers Clinch Division Title

    The Oklahoma City Dodgers clinched the Pacific Coast League American Northern Division title on Wednesday night, September 2, with an 11-3 rout of the Iowa Cubs at the Bricktown Ballpark. OKC scored five runs combined in the first two innings, then added five more in the fourth inning. Andy Wilkins hit two home runs for the Dodgers, as they wrapped up the division title in their first season in OKC. The Dodgers will play Round Rock in the first round […]

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    Butterflies for Baker? Mayfield Says He’s Ready

    Baker Mayfield will play in his first game in a Sooner uniform on Saturday night at 6:00 when Oklahoma hosts Akron on Owen Field. The Texas Tech transfer quarterback grew up an OU fan, and now he will be calling the signals for the Sooners as the season opens. His coach expects him to be a little anxious, but Mayfield says he plays with a chip on his shoulder, and is ready to show what he can do.  

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    Mason Rudolph Says He’s Better Mentally

    Oklahoma State kicks off the 2015 season Thursday night, September 3, at Central Michigan in a 6:00 kickoff on ESPNU. The Cowboys have Mason Rudolph as their starting quarterback after a strong finish to last season. Rudolph says he’s improved his game mentally more than anything else in the offseason. His head coach Mike Gundy thinks it will be midseason before Rudolph has really become accustomed to the speed of the college game.  

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    Sooners Ready for Opener, Fresh Start in 2015

    Oklahoma’s football team opens the season Saturday, September 5, at home against Akron at 6:00. The Sooners are hungry to get the year started after going 8-5 last year, and are hoping some new talent and a fresh look on offense will help them once again contend on a national level. Nate Feken reports from Norman.  

  • Son of Coaching Legend Returns to Norman as Head Coach

    Terry Bowden will bring his Akron Zips to Norman for the season opener on September 5 against Oklahoma. Bowden is the son of former college football coaching legend Bobby Bowden, who lost three times to the Sooners in the Orange Bowl when we he was the head coach at Florida State. Terry’s team probably won’t win this year either, but he’s hoping it goes better than the first time he came to Owen Field as a player for West Virginia. […]

  • OU Makes It Official: Baker Mayfield is Starting Quarterback

    The University of Oklahoma confirmed earlier reports with an official release on Monday, Aug. 24, announcing Baker Mayfield will be Oklahoma’s starting quarterback for this season. OU head coach Bob Stoops also announced Trevor Knight will be the backup and Cody Thomas will be the third string QB. “It’s been a very tight battle among those three guys,” said Stoops.   “Baker, Trevor and Cody have all made substantial progress and I feel we can win with any of them.” […]

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    Four Sooners, One Cowboy Make All-Time All-America Team

    Four former Oklahoma Sooners and a former OSU Heisman Trophy winner are among the group of college football players on the Football Writers Association of America’s 75th anniversary All-America team released on Thursday, August 20. Two Sooners made the first of the three teams selected. Defensive lineman Lee Roy Selmon and tight end Keith Jackson are the first teamers. On the second team from OU is two-time Butkus Award winner Brian Bosworth a linebacker, and safety Roy Williams made the third […]

  • OSU Has Options To Deal With Weather

    Oklahoma State’s football team has been practicing for more than two weeks in preparation for the season, and they’ve had to deal with a lot of heat and humidity in August. The coaches like that, because it gets the team mentally and physically ready for the grind of the season. They also know there needs to be a limit on that kind of weather, and that’s where OSU’s Sherman Smith indoor facility comes in. When the coaches feel the team has […]

  • Sooner Veterans Showing How It’s Done

    Oklahoma’s football team is hoping for a better season in 2015 than they had in 2014, in just about every area. Defense is no exception, where the Sooners gave up some big numbers a year ago, and know they have to be better if OU is going to contend for Big 12 and national honors. The Sooner veterans feel like they must show some of the younger players how to go about their work in the preseason practices, and while […]

  • Cowboys’ “Block” Close Knit

    Oklahoma State’s football team will kickoff the season on Sept. 3 at  Central Michigan, with a team that’s much more experienced than a year ago. One area that’s got more experience is the secondary. The OSU defensive backs have even given themselves a nickname, “The Block.” It’s a close knit group that feels that will make their unit better on the field.