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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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    Sooners Look to Better Themselves in the Big Dance

    Oklahoma’s men’s basketball team has made the NCAA Tournament two years in a row under head coach Lon Kruger. The last two years they were eliminated in the first round. This year’s team is working to make sure that doesn’t happen again. With returnees like Buddy Hield, Isaiah Cousins, Ryan Spangler, and Jordan Woodard, OU is experienced and primed to make a deeper run in the NCAA Tournament.  

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    Sooners Not Giving Up on Season Yet

      Despite two losses, no realistic shot at a national championship, a long path full of obstacles to get to a Big 12 title, Oklahoma’s football team knows a lot can still happen this season. OU is 2-2 in conference play after losing two of their last three games. The Sooners visit Iowa State this Saturday for an 11:00 am kickoff in Ames. OU cornerback Zack Sanchez says he and his teammates aren’t giving up on what can still be […]

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    Thunder Taking Nine to West Coast, Starting Lineup Named

    With injuries on Monday to Reggie Jackson and Jeremy Lamb, the Oklahoma City Thunder will take just nine healthy players to start the season when they tipoff against Portland at 9:30 central time on Wednesday night. It’s the first of back-to-back games to start the season, as OKC plays at the Los Angeles Clippers Thursday at 9:30. Jackson and Lamb won’t be making the trip west, so OKC will have only nine available players for those two games. On Tuesday, head […]

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    Two Thunder Players Injured In Practice, May Not Play in Season Opener Wednesday

    The injury bug continues to bite the Oklahoma City Thunder. On Monday, two Thunder players expected to a play a lot in the season opener on Wednesday were injured. Reggie Jackson twisted his right ankle, and Jeremy Lamb suffered a back injury. Both are questionable to play when the Thunder tipoff the season Wednesday night at Portland. The Thunder are down to nine healthy players as the season gets started. Kevin Durant, Mitch McGary, Anthony Morrow, and Grant Jerrett all will […]

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    Former OU Star Mookie Blaylock Sentenced to Prison

    Former OU basketball star Mookie Blaylock pleaded guilty on Monday and received a reduced prison sentence for his role in a vehicular homicide that killed a mother of five in suburban Atlanta, Georgia, in May of 2013. Blaylock was sentenced to 15 years, but the plea deal was for seven years, suspended after three, and eight years probation. Blaylock’s family said he had been undergoing treatment for seizures at the time of the crash, which was a head-on collision. Prosecutors said a doctor had ordered Blaylock […]

  • Cowboys Deal With Second Straight Loss

    Oklahoma State’s football team has lost two games in a row, and after being ranked in the top 15 in the country, has plummeted out of the polls. It doesn’t get any easier, with a trip to Kansas State coming up this Saturday in Manhattan at 7:00. OSU’s most recent loss was a 34-10 defeat at home to West Virginia, a game in which both sides of the ball struggled during long stretches of the game. Bob Barry, Jr. reports […]

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    Former Edmond North Golfer Wins First PGA Tour Event

    Robert Streb, a former golfer at Edmond North High School, won his first PGA Tour event on Sunday, winning the McGladrey Classic in Sea Island, Georgia. Streb fired a final round 63 to get into a three-way playoff with Brendon de Jonge and Will MacKenzie at 14-under par. On the second playoff hole, Streb stuck his approach within a few feet of the hole and knocked in the birdie putt to win the tournament. Streb made a charge on the back nine […]

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    OU & OSU Kickoff Times For November 1

    The Big 12 Conference waited an extra week to announce kickoff times for OU and OSU football games on November 1. On Sunday they made the announcement the Sooners will visit Iowa State for an 11:00 am kickoff televised by Fox Sports 1. OU has won 15 in a row over the Cyclones, and an incredible 21 in a row in Ames. Oklahoma State will visit Kansas State on November 1 and play at 7:00 in a game televised by […]

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    Sooners Slip in Polls Without Playing a Game

    Oklahoma’s football team dropped two spots in both major polls on a weekend they didn’t even play a game. OU slipped to 19th in the Associated Press poll and 20th in the coaches poll. The Sooners visit Iowa State on Saturday, November 1 for an 11:00 am kickoff. Oklahoma State only received two points in the AP poll and are the equivalent of 33rd. The Cowboys are not receiving any votes in the coaches poll. OSU visits Kansas State Saturday, […]

  • West Virginia Ruins Homecoming For Cowboys, 34-10

    Oklahoma State struggled on offense and kept their defense on the field for too long as West Virginia beat the Cowboys 34-10 on homecoming at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater on Saturday. West Virginia marched to a touchdown on their opening possession, going 62 yards in five plays. Clint Trickett passed over the middle to Kevin White for a 19-yard touchdown to put the Mountaineers on top 7-0. After forcing OSU to punt after four downs, West Virginia took just three plays to add […]

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    Anthony Morrow To Miss Start of Regular Season for Thunder

    Newly acquired three-point specialist Anthony Morrow will miss the start of the regular season for the Oklahoma City Thunder after suffering a knee injury in practice on Thursday. Morrow suffered a sprained left knee ligament and will be out for a few weeks. The Thunder open the season Wednesday, Oct. 29 at Portland. Morrow’s injury adds to a lengthy list of Thunder injuries. Most of OKC’s injured are healing up and will be ready for the start of the season, but […]