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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
  • Sooners 2nd, Cowboys 4th as NCAA Golf’s First Round is Suspended

    A morning rain delay caused the first round to get backed up and play was suspended due to darkness during the first day of the NCAA Men’s Golf Championships at Karsten Creek in Stillwater. Northwestern is the leader, and the Wildcats completely finished their round at 8-under par. Oklahoma is in second place at 5-under, with three of their five golfers yet to finish their first rounds. Oklahoma State is in fourth place at 3-under, also with three golfers yet […]

  • Sooner Softball Team Takes Game 1 of Super Regional vs. Arkansas

    Oklahoma’s softball team got early offense and impressive pitching from Paige Lowary to beat Arkansas 7-2 in Game 1 of their best of three NCAA super regional in Norman on Friday. The Sooners got two runs in the second inning, with Fale Aviu bouncing a ground ball off the glove of Arkansas pitcher Mary Haff, allowing Nicole Pendley to score to make it 1-0. Nicole Mendes then scored on a wild pitch to give the Sooners a 2-0 lead. OU […]

  • Sooners Stay Alive in Big 12 Tourney With Win Over Kansas

    Oklahoma’s baseball team got three first inning runs and solid relief pitching to beat Kansas 4-2 in an elimination game of the Big 12 Tournament Friday at the Bricktown Ballpark. Justin Mitchell singled in the first inning, and when a throw to third base was errant, Brandon Zaragoza came in to score to put the Sooners up 1-0. Kyle Mendenhall then singled in Mitchell, and Thomas Hughes doubled down the left field line to score Mendenhall to make it 3-0 […]

  • Bedlam Battle Coming at NCAA Men’s Golf Championships

    Karsten Creek in Stillwater will not just host the NCAA Men’s Golf Championships this year, it will also be hosting some Bedlam. Top-ranked Oklahoma State and second-ranked Oklahoma will be paired together in the first two rounds, and could end up meeting in the match play portion of the event if they both finish stroke play in the top eight teams. OSU and OU will tee off the first round on Friday at 12:20 pm on the 10th hole. OSU […]

  • Cowboys Eliminated from Big 12 Tournament

    Oklahoma State’s baseball team suffered their sixth straight loss and were eliminated from the Big 12 Tournament Thursday, losing 6-2 to Texas Tech at the Bricktown Ballpark. The Cowboys took an early lead with a run in the first inning, as Jon Littell singled in Matt Kroon to give the Cowboys a 1-0 lead. Texas Tech’s Cameron Warren responded with a pair of home runs, a solo shot in the second inning to tie it, then a 2-run blast in […]

  • Sooners Down Rival Texas in Big 12 Tournament

    Oklahoma’s baseball team stayed alive in the Big 12 Tournament with a 3-1 win over rival Texas on Thursday at the Bricktown Ballpark. The Sooners got one run each in the first, third, and fifth innings. In the first, Kyler Murray singled home Cade Harris to make it 1-0. Murray had to leave the game after attempting to steal second base following the RBI hit. Blake Brewster hit a solo home run in the third inning, then in the fifth, […]

  • Fielding Errors Plague Cowboys in Big 12 Tourney Loss to West Virginia

    In a sloppy game with nine combined errors, Oklahoma State lost their first round game in the Big 12 Baseball Tournament 8-5 to West Virginia. The Mountaineers jumped to a 6-0 lead by scoring three runs in the second inning and three more in the fourth, the latter coming on an RBI single in which a throwing error by Matt Kroon allowed two more runs to score. The Cowboys chipped away at the lead, taking advantage of WVU mistakes to […]

  • Sooners Shutout in Big 12 Tourney Opener by Baylor

      Baylor shut out Oklahoma 4-0 in the first game of the Big 12 Baseball Tournament at the Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City on Wednesday. The Bears scored two runs in the first inning by taking advantage of two  Sooner errors. Richard Cunningham and Shea Langaliers of Baylor both hit singles to bring in runs to give Baylor the 2-0 lead. Baylor pitcher Cody Bradford was impressive, giving up just four hits and striking out 11 in 7.2 innings against […]

  • Two Sooner Softball Stars Honored Nationally

    Oklahoma senior pitcher Paige Parker and freshman outfielder Jocelyn Alo were both honored on Wednesday as finalist for national individual awards. Parker is one of four finalists for the USA Softball national player of the year. Parker is joined by a pair of Florida  Gators,  Amanda Lorenz and Kelly Barnhill. Also a finalist is UCLA’s Rachel Garcia. A three-time All-American,  Parker ranks in the Top 10 in the nation amongst pitchers with a 0.89 ERA and 28-2 record through regional […]

  • Big 12 Baseball Tournament Starts Wednesday in Bricktown

    The Big 12 Baseball Tournament starts Wednesday at the Bricktown Ballpark, and after a wild regular season, it should be an entertaining event. Oklahoma State needed just one win in their final regular season series against Texas  Tech to clinch at least a share of the Big 12 championship, but were swept by the Red Raiders, while Texas swept TCU to win the title. OSU will face West Virginia in bracket two at 4:00 pm Wednesday. Oklahoma will meet Baylor […]

  • State Players Honored in Big 12 Baseball Awards

    Big 12 Conference baseball coaches released their postseason awards on Tuesday, and the state of Oklahoma was well represented. Six Sooners and five Cowboys were among the honorees. Oklahoma State’s Matt Kroon is the Big 12 Newcomer of the Year after transferring from Central Arizona Community College. Oklahoma had three players named first team All-Big 12:   outfielder Steele Walker and pitchers Jake Irvin and Austin Hansen. Oklahoma State’s lone first team pick was pitcher Carson Teel. On the second team, […]