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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    Cowboys Fighting Through Struggles as Kansas Looms

    Oklahoma State’s Big 12 regular season losing streak is up to 10, and ending that drought will be difficult this weekend. The Cowboys visit #2 Kansas Saturday at 1:00 pm at Allen Fieldhouse. OSU is coming off a 96-86 loss to Iowa State on Wednesday night in Stillwater, and the frustration with their 0-4 conference record was evident after the game.  

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    Sooners Have Point Guard Back To Host Texas Tech

    Oklahoma’s men’s basketball team will try to get their first win in Big 12 play this Saturday at 7:30 when they host Texas Tech at the Lloyd Noble Center. The Sooners are 0-4 in conference play, but are showing signs of improvement, and they now have senior point guard Jordan Woodard back after missing four games due to injury and a medical condition. Woodard played 24 minutes against Kansas on Tuesday night, and is expected to see more time Saturday. […]

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    Thunder Cold In Loss At Minnesota

    The Oklahoma City Thunder started their six-game road trip with a cold shooting night and turnover trouble in a 96-86 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Thunder shot 39 percent from the field and made just 3 of 20 from three-point range. The Thunder went on a run late in the first half to take a 50-45 lead at halftime. Minnesota responded by going on a 16-4 run in the […]

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    Cowboys Head to Kansas Early Looking to End Losing Streak

    Oklahoma State’s men’s basketball team departed for Lawrence, Kansas, a day early to try to avoid the ice storm forecasted for Oklahoma. The Cowboys visit second-ranked Kansas Saturday at 1:00, and will be trying to stop a losing streak that’s reached 10 straight games in Big 12 regular season play. OSU is coming off a 96-86 loss to Iowa State on Wednesday night in Stillwater.    

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    Thunder Get Win at Home Over Memphis Before Road Trip Starts

    With a six-game road trip up next, the Oklahoma City Thunder took advantage of the home court with a 103-95 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. The Thunder never trailed in the game, but couldn’t extend the lead to a blowout either. Russell Westbrook recorded his 18th triple-double of the season, tying an NBA single season record since the NBA-ABA merger in 1976. Westbrook had 18 triple-doubles all of last season, and […]

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    Cowboys’ Big 12 Losing Streak Continues With Loss to Iowa State

    Oklahoma State’s men’s basketball team couldn’t end their losing streak in Big 12 play, falling to Iowa State 96-86 on Wednesday night at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater. The Cowboys trailed most of the first half, but used a 10-2 run late in the half to get close, then took the lead on a three-pointer by Jeffrey Carroll to make it 44-43. Carroll finished with 21 points. Iowa State led by one at halftime, 47-46, but the Cowboys went on a […]

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    Sooner Softball Team Picked to Win Big 12 Again

    Oklahoma’s softball team is picked to win the Big 12 Conference this year in a preseason poll of the league’s coaches. OU received six of seven first place votes, but are essentially a unanimous pick to win the league since coaches can’t vote for their own team. Oklahoma will be going for their sixth consecutive league title. The Sooners won their third national championship last season. Oklahoma State, in their second season under head coach Kenny Gajewski, is picked to […]

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    Kansas Extends Sooner Drought in Norman

    Second-ranked Kansas started the second half on a 13-0 run and never trailed again on their way to an 81-70 win over Oklahoma’s men’s basketball team on Tuesday night at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman. The Jayhawks hit 12 of 27 from three-point range and were led by Frank Mason’s 28 points and five three-pointers. Oklahoma shot just 37 percent from the field, and had just two players in double figure scoring, with both Kameron McGusty and Rashard Odomes […]

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    Thunder End Road Losing Streak at Chicago

    The Oklahoma City Thunder ended a four-game road losing streak with a 109-94 win over the Chicago Bulls on Monday night at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. OKC took control early, with Russell Westbrook nearly recording a triple double. Westbrook finished with 21 points, 14 assists, and 9 rebounds. He was joined by two other Thunder players scoring at least 20 points. Steven Adams had 22 points, while Enes Kanter had 20 points and 11 rebounds. One other Thunder […]

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    Thunder Comeback Falls Short in Houston

    The Oklahoma City Thunder appeared to be on their way to getting blown out, before rallying and then losing 118-116 to the Houston Rockets on Thursday night at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Russell Westbrook led the Thunder with 49 ¬†points, setting an OKC record with eight 3-pointers, and added 8 rebounds and 5 assists. The Thunder trailed by double digits much of the second half, and by 10 going into the fourth quarter. OKC finally got the lead […]

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    OU’s Joe Mixon Announces He’s Turning Pro

    Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon announced Thursday night via Twitter he will forego the rest of his eligibility at OU and enter the NFL Draft. Earlier in the day, a report from¬†Neil Stratton of Inside the League indicated Mixon would turn pro. The report says Mixon will be represented by STL Group and agent Peter Schaffer, and train at Michael Johnson Performance in McKinney, Texas. Mixon just completed his sophomore season at OU, breaking the school record for single season […]