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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
  • OU SB AA

    Three Sooner Softball Players Named to All-America Team

    Three Oklahoma softball players were named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-America team on Wednesday, May 27. Both senior first baseman Lauren Chamberlain and senior shortstop/pitcher Shelby Pendley were named to the first team, while freshman pitcher Paige Parker was named second team. Chamberlain joins Keilani Ricketts as the only Sooner players to be a four-time All-American, and the only other besides Ricketts to be a three-time first team All-American. Pendley is a three-time All-American, and on the first team for the second time. […]

  • Paige Parker

    OU’s Paige Parker Named National Freshman of the Year

    Oklahoma pitcher Paige Parker was named the National Freshman of the Year by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association on Tuesday night, May 26. Parker wins the inaugural award after a season in which she went 28-7 with a 1.65 earned run average, leading the Sooners to a super regional, where they fell one win short of the Women’s College World Series. In 217 innings pitched, she struck out 224, and walked just 57. Parker also became just the third pitcher in NCAA […]

  • OSU Baseball to Host NCAA Regional

    Oklahoma State’s baseball team found out Sunday night they will host an NCAA regional at Reynolds Stadium in Stillwater. On Monday, the Cowboys found out who will be joining them in the four-team regional. Oklahoma State will play St. John’s at 6:00 pm on Friday at Reynolds Stadium. The other first round game will match #2 seed Arkansas against #3 seed Oral Roberts at noon. The four team regional is double elimination, with the winner advancing to a super regional. […]

  • Big 12 trophy

    Cowboy Errors Open Door for Longhorns to Take Big 12 Tournament

    Oklahoma State’s baseball team committed three errors in a costly five-run Texas 8th inning that gave the Longhorns the lead for good on their way to a 6-3 win over the Cowboys in the Big 12 Baseball Tournament Championship Game on Sunday at OneOK Field in Tulsa. Three Cowboy errors in the 8th allowed Texas to tie it, then with the bases loaded, Zane Gurwitz singled down the right field line to score C.J. Hinojosa and Tres Barerra, giving the Longhorns a 4-2 […]

  • Rhoads Stadium 2

    The Tide Is In: Grand Slam Sends Alabama Past Oklahoma in Super Regional

    Alabama’s Marisa Runyon hit a grand slam in the bottom of the 6th inning to give the Crimson Tide the lead on their way to a 5-3 win over Oklahoma in Game 3 of the NCAA softball super regional in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, on Saturday night. The home run was the final big blow in a game of significant home runs, and was the key play that ended the Sooners’ season and sent the Crimson Tide to the Women’s College World […]

  • Rhoads Stadium

    Alabama Shuts Out Sooners, Forces Third Game in Super Regional

    Alabama got a two-run home run from Jadyn Spencer in the third inning to provide the Crimson Tide with all the offense they needed in a 2-0 win over Oklahoma’s softball team in Game 2 of the NCAA super regional in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, on Saturday. Alabama freshman pitcher Alexis Osorio held the Sooners to just one hit as the Tide evened the series and forced the decisive Game 3 to determine who will advance to the Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma […]

  • OneOK Field

    Cowboys Oust Sooners to Make Big 12 Tourney Title Game

    Oklahoma State got two early runs, and kept Oklahoma’s offense in check on their way to a 5-1 win at the Big 12 Baseball Tournament at OneOK Field in Tulsa on Saturday afternoon. The Cowboys advance to the championship game to play Texas at noon on Sunday. OSU got two runs in the second inning, the first coming when Dustin Williams scored from third base after a wild pitch by OU pitcher Corey Copping. Bryan Case then grounded out, allowing Tim […]

  • Shelby Pendley at SR

    Late Sooners Rally Powers OU Past Alabama in Super Regional

    Oklahoma’s softball team scored five runs in the 6th inning to come from behind and beat Alabama 5-2  in Game 1 of the NCAA super regional in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on Friday night. The Sooners had not gotten a hit against Alabama freshman pitcher Alexis Osorio through five innings, but trailing 2-0, exploded for five runs in the sixth inning to win it. The inning started with a pinch hit single up the middle by Callie Parsons. NCAA career home run […]

  • Barons Say Goodbye to OKC After Five Seasons

    The Oklahoma City Barons played their final game on Wednesday night, May 20, in a 1-0 loss to Utica in Game 7 of the American Hockey League Western Conference Semifinals. The team is moving to Bakersfield, California, next season after five years in OKC. Dylan Buckingham reports on the Barons’ thoughts on leaving Oklahoma City.  

  • Robert Tasin

    Two in 9th Sends Sooners to Bedlam Battle Saturday

    Oklahoma’s baseball team scored two runs in the top of the 9th inning beat Kansas State 3-1 in an elimination game of the Big 12 Tournament Friday night at OneOK Field in Tulsa. The Sooners win sets up a matchup with Oklahoma State on Saturday at 12:30. With the game tied 1-1, Robert Tasin hit a bouncing ball up the middle for an infield single that scored Kolbey Carpenter from third base to give OU a 2-1 lead. Tasin scored later […]

  • Marques Haynes

    Harlem Globetrotter Legend and Oklahoma Native Marques Haynes Dies at 89

    One of the greatest ballhandlers in the history of basketball, Oklahoma native Marques Haynes died on Friday, May 22, at the age of 89. Haynes was a member of the famed Harlem Globetrotters and became famous for his dribbling ability, which would baffle opponents and entertain fans for decades. Haynes was born in Sand Springs, and attended Langston University in the 1940’s. It was a member of the Langston Lions when Haynes first drew attention from the Globetrotters. Langston played […]