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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
  • Cowboys Wrap Up Spring Football With Orange-White Game

    Oklahoma State’s football team concluded spring practice on Saturday, April 18, with the Orange-White Game before a crowd of over 16,000 at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater. Unlike last last year when OSU did not have enough players to have a spring game, this year the Cowboys not only had a game, but played it just like a game, with the White team beating the Orange 31-13. “I couldn’t be any more pleased with our team,” coach Mike Gundy said. “I […]

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    Chamberlain Ties NCAA Homer Record in Sooner Rout

    Oklahoma first baseman Lauren Chamberlain tied the NCAA career home run record on Saturday as the Sooner softball team routed Baylor 11-3 in a five-inning run rule at Marita Hynes Field in Norman. Chamberlain connected for a line drive home run to center field, a 2-run shot in the fourth inning for her 90th career home run, tying the NCAA career record held by former UCLA star Stacey Nuveman. Chamberlain’s home run was part of a seven-run fourth inning for Oklahoma, […]

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    Cowboys Rout Sooners in Bedlam Blowout in Stillwater

    Oklahoma State’s baseball team scored eight runs in the first inning on their way to a historic rout of Oklahoma in Bedlam baseball on Tuesday night at Reynolds  Stadium in Stillwater. OSU beat the Sooners 24-2, the most runs OSU has ever scored and the largest win margin in a Bedlam win by the Cowboys since scoring records were first kept in 1935. OSU starting pitcher Conor Costello got the Cowboys started with a two-run double in the first, and Tim […]

  • Thunder Lose Fourth Straight as Spurs Rout OKC at Home

    The San Antonio Spurs took control early,  never trailed and blew out the Oklahoma City Thunder 113-88 on Tuesday night at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City, winning their eighth straight game, and handing the Thunder their fourth straight defeat. Kawhi Leonard matched his career high with 26 points, scoring 12 of the first 21 Spurs points to help them to a 29-10 lead after the first quarter. The 10 points were the fewest in a quarter all season for the […]

  • Thunder Eye Pelicans, Playoff Race Tightens

    With five games left in the regular season, the Oklahoma  City Thunder are currently holding on to a half game lead over the New Orleans Pelicans for the 8th and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. OKC has lost three in a row, and are now tied with the Pelicans in the loss column, which is significant, because New Orleans has the tie-breaker over the Thunder due to winning three out of four from OKC in the season series. […]

  • Harden and Rockets Outlast Thunder

    Former Oklahoma City Thunder star James Harden scored 41 points to lead the Houston Rockets to a 115-112 win over the Thunder on Easter Sunday at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. Russell Westbrook had his 11th triple double of the season, with 40 points, 11 rebounds, and 13 assists. The Thunder started the game on a 10-3 run, but the Rockets responded by scoring 18 straight points and never trailed after that. They led by as many as 13 points, […]

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    Thunder Can’t Slow Down Mavs in Home Loss

    The Dallas Mavericks shot 62 percent from the field, and made key shots down the stretch in a 135-131 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. The Thunder had three players score at least 30 points, but didn’t have enough defense to hold back the Mavs, as they lost to Dallas for the third time in four games this season. Anthony Morrow had a season high 32 points and made six three-pointers, […]

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    Russell Westbrook On Cover of Sports Illustrated

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook is on the cover of this week’s edition of Sports Illustrated. The article, written by Lee Jenkins, chronicles Westbrook’s rise from high school to the NBA, and analyzes his unmatched energy and competetiveness. The sub headline reads “The Athleticism of Lebron + The Drive of Kobe”. It’s the first time Westbrook has been featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated, and the seventh time the Thunder have been featured.  

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    OU’s Frank Booker to Transfer

    Oklahoma sophomore guard Frank Booker will transfer to another school at the end of the academic year, according to OU head coach Lon Kruger. The Augusta, Georgia, native averaged 5.1 points a game over his two seasons at OU. “I had a great experience here,” said Booker. “I appreciate Coach Kruger giving me the opportunity to come play basketball at OU. I’ve grown a lot since I’ve been here. It was a hard decision, but it simply came down to […]

  • Thunder Ready for Playoff Push With Short-Handed Roster

    With a less than capacity roster at their disposal, the Oklahoma City Thunder are gearing up for the stretch drive of the regular season. OKC has eight games in April, five of them at home, and six of the eight either having clinched a playoff spot or in contention for one. It starts Wednesday, April 1 at home vs. Dallas. While the Thunder are just trying to get into the playoffs, they still have a chance to catch the Mavericks […]

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    Thunder Stage Biggest Comeback Win Ever to Beat Phoenix

    The Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from a 20-point first half deficit to come from behind and beat the Phoenix Suns 109-97 on Sunday night at U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. It was OKC’s largest comeback since the Thunder moved to Oklahoma City, and keeps the Thunder two and a half games ahead of New Orleans for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Russell Westbrook led the Thunder with 33 points, and sparked the initial Thunder run, scoring the final 15 OKC points in […]