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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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    Record-Setting Run Leads Sooners Over Weber State

    Oklahoma’s men’s basketball team set an NCAA record with a 39-0 run to blow the game open in the first half on their way to an 85-51 win over Weber State on Monday night at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman. The Sooners started the game by  outscoring the Wildcats 49-4, with the last 39 points all in a row. That 39-0 run broke the previous record of 37-0 by Utah State against Idaho in 2006. OU shot 58 percent […]

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    Bowl game breakdown: What bowls should you watch?

    As the final seconds ticked off the clock on the regular season, many college football teams began thinking about the post season. This is the first year for the ‘playoff series’ involving college football games. While many fans are prepared for their favorite teams to take the field, others just want to watch the most exciting matchups. Here’s a breakdown of the bowls: R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl on ESPN: Nevada vs Louisiana-Lafayette on Dec. 20 at 10 a.m. Gildan New […]

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    Thunder Start Fast, Roll Past Wolves for 5th Straight Win

    The Oklahoma City Thunder scored a season high 39 first quarter points and built a big lead at Minnesota on their way to a 111-94 win over the Timberwolves in Minneapolis on Friday night. The Thunder led by 18 after the first quarter and other than a run by the Timberwolves early in the fourth quarter, were in control all the way in their fifth straight win. Russell Westbrook led all scorers with 34 points, 6 rebounds, and 6 assists. […]

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    Thunder Roll Past LeBron-Less Cavs

    Kevin Durant scored the final eight points for the Oklahoma City Thunder to answer a late Cleveland run as OKC held on to beat the Cavaliers 103-94 on Thursday night at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. The Cavaliers played the game without star forward LeBron James, who sat out the game with soreness in his left knee. The Thunder took charge of the game in the third quarter, going on a 29-9 run into the fourth quarter to open an 86-66 lead. […]

  • Durant Relishes Challenge of LeBron and Cavaliers

    Oklahoma  City Thunder star Kevin Durant thinks he’s the best player in the NBA, and while some may argue it’s LeBron James of Cleveland, both sides have worthy arguments. Thursday night at 7:00 at Chesapeake Arena, Durant’s Thunder and James’ Cavs meet for the first time this season. Cleveland enters the game on an eight-game winning streak, while the Thunder have won three in a row, their longest streak of the season. Durant says he can’t control what other people think […]

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    Perine, Hill, and Ogbah Honored By Big 12 Football Coaches

    Oklahoma running back Samaje Perine, Oklahoma State running back Tyreek Hill, and his teammate defensive lineman Emmanul Ogbah were all honored by the Big 12 coaches on Wednesday when the postseason honors were announced. Perine is the Big 12 Offensive Freshman of the Year, while Hill is the Big 12 Offensive Newcomer of the Year. Ogbah was named the Big 12 Defensive Lineman of the Year. Perine and Ogbah were named First Team All-Big 12, while Hill was Second Team All-Big 12 as […]

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    Thunder Stop The Bucks For 3rd Straight Win

    The Oklahoma City Thunder won their third straight game on Tuesday night at Chesapeake Arena, beating Milwaukee 114-101. OKC shot 50 percent from the field, and were led by Russell Westbrook, who poured in 28 points and added 7 assists and 5 rebounds. Kevin Durant had 23 points, 9 rebounds and 7 assists, making 7 of 11 from the field. Two other Thunder players were in double figures, with Reggie Jackson scoring 18 off the bench, and Serge Ibaka with 15 […]

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    Thunder Rally On Road To Down Detroit

    The Oklahoma City trailed most of the game, but made a surge in the second half to take the lead for good and beat Detroit 96-94 at The Palace of Auburn Hills, Michigan, on Sunday night. The Thunder went on a 12-1 run spanning the third and fourth quarters to take a nine-point lead, then survived a Pistons rally in the final minutes to win. After Kyle Singler hit a three-pointer to  make it 93-92 Thunder, OKC answered with a Kevin Durant […]

  • Cowboys Rally to Stun Sooners in Overtime

    Oklahoma State rallied from 14 points down midway through the fourth quarter to tie Oklahoma, then beat the Sooners 38-35 in overtime in Bedlam football on Saturday at Owen Field in Norman. The win makes OSU bowl eligible for the ninth straight year, and gives OU their most losses in a season since 2009. The Sooners got the ball first and used exclusively running plays to march 75 yards in seven plays, with Samaje Perine scoring on a four-yard run around […]

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    Poor Shooting Dooms Cowboys At South Carolina

    Oklahoma State’s men’s basketball team made just 25 percent of their shots and South Carolina used a 20-5 run early in the second half to blow out the Cowboys 75-49 on Saturday at Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, South Carolina. OSU had just one player in double figure scoring, as Le’Bryan Nash had 13 points, but he made just 4 of 15 shots. Phil Forte was just 1-for-14 from the field, and made just one of 10 three-point attempts. OSU was […]

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    Sooners Hold Down Tigers in Big 12/SEC Challenge

    Oklahoma’s 22nd-ranked men’s basketball team used a 31-5 run to blow open the game and cruised to an 82-63 win over Missouri in the Big 12 /SEC Challenge on Friday night at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman. OU closed the first half on a 16-5 run, then started the second half on a 16-0 run to take control. Ryan Spangler led the Sooners with 18 points, while Buddy Hield scored 17 and hit three 3-pointers, and Isaiah Cousins added […]