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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.


Recent Articles
  • Mayfield Motivated, Looking for Consistency

    Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield enters his senior season intent on making the most of it. He’s written down a list of motivational phrases near his brand new locker, a reminder of what it takes to be his best. Mayfield is also striving to get the most out of  his teammates, and as a leader is looking for consistency most of all. Oklahoma is enjoying their new facilities in the south end of the stadium, but know the most important thing […]

  • OSU QB Likes Defense, Enjoying His Final Season

    Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph is impressed his team’s defensive unit, even if they aren’t getting a lot of praise in the preseason. Rudolph faces the Cowboys defense in practice every day and believes they are better than most people think. For Rudolph, he’s entering his senior season knowing this will be his last as a college player, and he’s trying to savor every moment. OSU is also dealing with high expectations, especially after Sports Illustrated picked the Cowboys to […]

  • Seven New Members Inducted into Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame

    The Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame inducted seven new members during ceremonies in Norman on Monday night. Former Oklahoma Christian track star Jeff Bennett, former OSU wrestler the late Doug Blubaugh, Bill Greason, the man who broke Oklahoma City’s minor league baseball color barrier, former UCO wrestling coach David James, former Sooner guard Bill Krisher, former OSU basketball player Bryant Reeves, and former Sooner quarterback Jason White made up the class of 2017.  

  • Bill Greason Reflects on Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame Honor

    Bill Greason is now 92 years old, but he’s still spry enough to throw out the first pitch at an Oklahoma City Dodgers game, and on Monday night, he was inducted into the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame. Greason broke the color barrier for Oklahoma City minor league baseball, first playing for the OKC Indians in 1952.  

  • Sooner QB Believes in Receivers; OU Assistant on Riley

    Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield is always optimistic, but lately he’s been coming to the defense of his receivers. Mayfield tweeted last week about what he felt was a lack of respect the Sooner receiving corps has been getting. On Monday, he talked about it with the media after practice. OU co-offensive coordinator Cale Gundy also spoke about the transition from Bob Stoops as head coach to Lincoln Riley.  

  • Cowboys Counting on Veterans

    Oklahoma State’s football team has high hopes for 2017, and a big part of the reason is the talent and experience returning to the Cowboys. Those veteran players are not just good, but have been providing solid leadership, something head coach Mike Gundy appreciates.  

  • Thunder Regular Season Schedule Released

    The NBA released the complete regular season schedule for every team on Monday, including that for the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Thunder open the season at home on October 19 against New York, a game which had previously been announced. OKC’s first game as the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors will be November 22 at home. It’s the first of four games against former Thunder star Kevin Durant. The Thunder visit the Warriors on February 6 and 24, then […]

  • Thunder’s Patrick Patterson Has Knee Surgery

    Oklahoma City  Thunder forward Patrick Patterson had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee on Thursday in Los Angeles. According to a statement by the Thunder, Patterson will be re-evaluated in four to six weeks, which would be before the start of training camp. Patterson signed as a free agent with the Thunder this summer after spending the previous four seasons playing for Toronto.  

  • Russell Westbrook Wins Oklahoma Sports Headliner of the Year

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook is the winner of the Oklahoma Sports Headliner of the Year Award. Westbrook will receive the honor at the annual March of Dimes Oklahoma Sports Headliner Banquet on Friday, August 18. Westbrook broke the NBA single season record for triple doubles and was named the NBA’s Most Valuable Player. The Headliner Special Award is being shared by three OU coaches:   men’s gymnastics coach Mark Williams, women’s gymnastics coach K.J. Kindler, and softball coach […]

  • Thunder On National TV For Opener, Christmas Day

    The Oklahoma City Thunder will be getting national television coverage for their season opener for the 2017-18 season and will once again play on Christmas Day. The NBA released its season opening national TV schedule and Christmas schedule on Thursday. The Thunder will open the season on Thursday, October 19, at home against the New York Knicks. The game will tipoff at 7:00 pm central time and be televised by TNT. Oklahoma City will once again play on Christmas Day, […]

  • OSU’s Mason Rudolph on Cover of Sports Illustrated

    Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph is on the cover of Sports Illustrated this week. The headline reads “Orange Rush” and the magazine is picking OSU to make this year’s College Football Playoff, along with Alabama, Ohio State, and Florida State. The cover is a regional cover and marks the third time OSU football has been on cover of Sports Illustrated. Dez Bryant made it in 2009 and Zac Robinson was on the 2009 preview issue cover.