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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
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    Sherri Coale Elected to Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame

    KFOR has learned OU women’s basketball coach Sherri Coale has been elected to the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. The hall has  not officially released its class of 2016 yet, but Coale will go into the hall next June in Knoxville, Tennessee. Coale has led the Sooners to three Final Fours, including the national championship game in 2002. About to enter her 20th season as OU head coach, she’s led the Sooners to six Big 12 regular season titles and four Big […]

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    Tre Evans Decommits from OSU Basketball

    KFOR has learned high school senior-to-be Tre Evans has decommitted from Oklahoma State’s basketball program. Evans had verbally committed to the Cowboys last fall but has not signed a national letter of intent, which can’t be signed until this November. Evans will be a senior at Edmond North High School this year after playing at Putnam City West last season, and starting his high school career at Edmond Santa Fe. Evans’ father is former Sooner guard Terry Evans, who was recently named the […]

  • Sooners and Cowboys Meet Big 12 Media in Dallas

    Big 12 Football Media Days concluded on Tuesday afternoon, July 21, in Dallas, where Oklahoma and Oklahoma State were among the five teams facing the media. The Sooners are picked to finish third in the conference’s preseason media poll, while the Cowboys are tabbed to finish fourth. Dylan Buckingham and Nate Feken report from Dallas.  

  • From Top To Bottom At Big 12 Media Days

    Big 12 Football Media Days got started Monday, July 20, in Dallas, with five teams meeting the media. The team picked to win the conference, TCU, was there, along with the team picked to finish last, Kansas. Dylan Buckingham and Nate Feken have the wrap up on Day 1 in Dallas.  

  • Trevone Boykin Poised to Lead TCU to Big 12 Title

    TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin has had a long journey to being named the preseason Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year. Now that he’s there, he’s a Heisman Trophy candidate, and he and the Horned Frogs are picked to win the Big 12 this season. He was one of the more sought-after interviews on the first day of Big 12 Football Media Days in Dallas. Nate Feken reports from Dallas.  

  • Big 12 Commissioner Talks Expansion, Conference Title Game

    Big 12 Football Media Days kicked off Monday, July 20, in Dallas, Texas, and some of the hot topics were the same ones that have been talked about for a year or more. The league was shut out of the College Football Playoff last year, and with just 10 teams, the Big 12 does not have a conference championship game. Related to that topic is expansion, and all of those things were part of the conversation with Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby. […]

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    Exclusive: Matt Leinart Talks Big 12 Football

    Former Heisman trophy winning quarterback Matt Leinart enters his second year as a college football analyst with Fox Sports this fall. Leinart will take on a bigger role as a studio analyst for the network this fall. The former Southern Cal star is in Dallas for Big 12 Media days to help preview the upcoming football season. Watch the video above for our exclusive interview with the analyst to hear his thoughts on the Big 12, Sooners and Cowboys.

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    TCU Picked to Win Big 12, Sooners & Cowboys in Top 5

    TCU is the preseason pick by Big 12 media members to win the conference football title in 2015. The conference released its preseason media poll on Thursday, July 16. TCU received 32 of 42 first place votes to easily outdistance the rest of the conference. Baylor is second with 10 first place votes. Oklahoma was picked third and Oklahoma State fourth by the media. Here is the complete poll: 2015 Big 12 Football Media Preseason Poll 1. TCU (32) 408 2. […]

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    Dez & Dallas Get It Done: Cowboys Sign Bryant

    Former Oklahoma State receiver Dez Bryant and the Dallas Cowboys literally waited until the final hour to do it, but they got a contract worked out, as Bryant signed a long-term deal with the Cowboys on Wednesday, July 15. The deadline for long-term NFL deals was 3:00 central time, and Dez signed in the final hour before the deadline hit, inking what is reportedly a five-year deal worth 70 million dollars. Bryant had been tagged as Dallas’ franchise player, and would have […]

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    Five Sooners, Four Cowboys on Preseason All-Big 12 Team

    The Big 12 conference released its media preseason all-conference team on Wednesday, July 15th, and five Sooners and four Cowboys are on the list. Three Oklahoma players made preseason All-Big 12 on offense:  running back Samaje Perine, wide receiver Sterling Shepard, and kick returner Alex Ross. On defense, linebacker Eric Striker and defensive back Zack Sanchez made the team. Oklahoma State had three players make it on the defensive side:   defensive lineman Emmanuel Ogbah, linebacker Ryan Simmons, and defensive back Kevin […]

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    Oklahoma’s Johnny Bench Named One of Four Greatest Living Baseball Players

    Binger, Oklahoma’s Johnny Bench was named one of the four greatest living baseball players before the Major League Baseball All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 14, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Bench was joined by Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, and Sandy Koufax as the four greatest living players. The four were voted on by fans in an on-line vote to promote the All-Star Game. Fans also voted on each MLB team’s greatest four players of all time, and Bench was among the four […]