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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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    Mike Gundy Goes for Win #100 Saturday

    Mike Gundy is already the winningest coach in school history here at OSU. A win Saturday would help him reach another milestone. One hundred wins as the Cowboys head coach. Making him just the seventh coach in the entire country to hit the century mark victories at his current school. Asked if that would be a motivating factor for his players, and, well, Gundy didn’t really see it that way. “I don’t think so,” said Mike Gundy, OSU head football […]

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    Cowboys Prepare for West Virginia on Homecoming

    Turnovers turned things around for the Cowboys against Kansas last Saturday. They’ve long been a point of emphasis for the Pokes, but OSU’s defenders are now playing a game with in a game. “This week the corners and safeties began having a competition,” said Jordan Sterns, OSU senior safety.  “Who gets more turnovers, and the one with the least amount of turnovers has to do up-downs at the end of practice.  You don’t want to do up-downs, and it’s creating […]

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    Sooners Win Offensive Showcase on Record-Setting Night in Lubbock

    In the first game Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has played in Lubbock since transferring from Texas Tech, the Sooners beat the Red Raiders 66-59 in a record-breaking night at Jones Stadium. The two teams combined for an NCAA record 1,708 total yards, with each team gaining 854 total yards. They combined for 74 first downs, with Tech picking up 42 and OU 32. Tech set a Big 12 record with 734 passing yards, all from Patrick Mahomes, who was 52 […]

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    Cowboys Pull Away to Beat Jayhawks

    Oklahoma State’s football team used some big defensive plays and a potent running game to beat Kansas 44-20 at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas, on Saturday, October 22. OSU’s offense sputtered in the first half against an opponent that has won just four Big 12 games in the last 8 years. After both teams punted on their opening possession, OSU turned it over, as Mason Rudolph was sacked and fumbled, with Fish Smithson recovering at the Jayhawks 32-yard line. It […]

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    Friday Night Heroes, Week 8

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    Week 8 of High School Football Kicks Off With Busy Thursday

    Week 8 of the high school football season got started with a lot of games for a Thursday night. With this being fall break for a lot of schools, many teams played on Thursday instead of Friday. Here are the games KFOR covered: Tulsa Union 49, Southmoore 28 Putnam West 27, Deer Creek 17 Ardmore 49, Del City 14 Choctaw 52, Lawton 26  

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    Russell Westbrook On Cover of Sports Illustrated

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook is on this week’s cover of Sports Illustrated. The issue is the NBA Preview, which features Westbrook, and a headline reading “The Franchise.” The sub-headline says “He’s OKC’s Leading Man and He’s All In.” It’s the second time in his career Westbrook has made the cover of Sports Illustrated. He was also on the cover in April of 2015. It’s the ninth time the Thunder have been featured on SI’s cover.

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    Rested Cowboys Get Ready for Kansas

    Kansas football won’t currently get confused with a powerhouse. Yet the Cowboys had to counter KU late two seasons ago, so focus will be key Saturday. “Last time we went up there we won the game by a kick return by Tyreek Hill, so we don’t want that outcome this year,” Vincent Taylor, OSU defensive tackle, said.  “We have to be on our A game, be ready to play and don’t take them lightly.” While some Cowboys caravaned home in […]

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    Current Cowboys React to 1945 National Championship

    It may be the first time in history that a team won in it’s off week, but that was the case for the Oklahoma A and M after the American Football Coaches Association named them their 1945 national champion 71 years later. The Aggies went 9-0 that season beating Saint Mary’s in the Sugar Bowl, and now it has everyone around the program more than proud. “That was interesting,” Mike Gundy, OSU head football coach, said.  “It caught me off […]

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    Cowboys’ Brand Goes National

    Oklahoma State visits Kansas this Saturday, October 22, at 11:00 am in Lawrence. The game will be televised by Fox Sports 1, continuing a TV streak that dates back five years for OSU. Their last game not on television was at Kansas five years ago, and at his weekly news conference, OSU head coach Mike Gundy was asked how much the Cowboys’ national image has improved since that time.  

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    Mayfield Talks About Returning to Lubbock

    This Saturday, October 22, Oklahoma visits Texas Tech for a 7:00 kickoff in Lubbock. It will be OU quarterback Baker Mayfield’s first game at Texas Tech since he transferred from the Red Raiders after the 2013 season. Last season Mayfield led the Sooners to a win over Tech in Norman, but this year he’ll have to face not just the Red Raiders, but their fans, who no doubt will let Mayfield hear all about his transfer to Oklahoma. After practice […]