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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.

Recent Articles
  • OU’s Orlando Brown an Outland Trophy Semifinalist

    Oklahoma tackle Orlando Brown was named one of six semifinalists for the Outland Trophy on Thursday night. The Outland Trophy is given to the nation’s top interior lineman on either offense or defense. The three finalists will be named next week, and the winner announced on  December 7. Oklahoma has had five players win the Outland Trophy, with Jammal Brown the most recent Sooner winner in 2004.  

  • OSU Dedicates Remember the 4 Memorial

    Oklahoma State University dedicated the Remember the 4 Memorial on Thursday afternoon in Stillwater. The memorial honors the four people associated with the OSU women’s basketball program that were killed in a plane crash on November 17, 2011. OSU head coach Kurt Budke, his assistant coach Miranda Serna, pilot Olin Branstetter and his wife Paula were all killed when the plane crashed in Arkansas while returning from a recruiting trip.  

  • Cowboys Roll to Easy Win Over Oral Roberts

    Oklahoma State’s men’s basketball team were in control from the start in a 91-48 win over Oral Roberts on Thursday night at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater. Four Cowboys scored in double figures and OSU shot 50 percent from the field, holding the Golden Eagles to just 33 percent field goal shooting. Brandon Averette led OSU with 21 points and hit four 3-pointers. Mitchell Solomon had 12 points and 7 rebounds, while both Zack Dawson and Thomas Dziagwa had 11 points. […]

  • The Evolution of Marcell Ateman

    Oklahoma State wide receiver Marcell Ateman has come a long way in his five years with the OSU program. After missing last season with a foot injury, Ateman appreciates the game even more now, and he’s becoming a leader for the Cowboys as a fifth year senior. Nikki Kay reports from Stillwater.  

  • Kevin Durant Talks About Relationship with Thunder

    In an interview with The Bleacher Report, former Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant talks about his relationship with the franchise, their decision to issue his old number, #35 to P.J. Dozier, and his tweets that were critical of the Thunder and head coach Billy Donovan. Here are the quotes Durant had regarding the Thunder: “Those people really mean a lot to me to this day,” he says. “No matter if they talk to me or they’re mad at me. […]

  • Thunder Win Third Straight With Rout of Bulls

    The Oklahoma City Thunder finished their three-game homestand with their third straight win, beating Chicago 92-79 on Wednesday night at Chesapeake Arena in downtown Oklahoma City. The Thunder jumped to an early lead and were never in danger of losing, as four players scored in double figures in the win. OKC led 27-7 after the first quarter and built the lead to 24 at halftime at 58-34. Russell Westbrook scored 17 of his team high 21 points in the second […]

  • Sooners Hit Century Mark Again in Blowout of Ball State

    Oklahoma’s men’s basketball team routed Ball State 108-69 on Wednesday night at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, scoring at least 100 points in back-to-back games for the first time since the 2001-02 season. OU sizzled the nets to the tune of 57 percent field goal shooting and four of the five starters scored in double figures. Freshman guard Trae Young led the way with 22 points and 13 assists, his second straight double-double. Young also hit five of OU’s […]

  • State Quarterbacks Semifinalists for Camp Award

    Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield and Oklahoma State’s Mason Rudolph are among the 15 semifinalists for the Walter Camp Award, which goes to the nation’s top college football player. The two quarterbacks are also finalists for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award. The Camp Award will announce finalists on November 29, and the winner on December 6. Barry Sanders is the lone Cowboy to have won the Camp Award. Oklahoma has had three winners:  Steve Owens, Billy Sims, and Josh Heupel.  

  • Cowboys Coach Admires Kansas State’s Bill Snyder

    Oklahoma State hosts Kansas State this Saturday at 2:30 in Stillwater, and it will match OSU head coach Mike Gundy against K-State’s Bill Snyder, whose first season as the Wildcats coach came when Gundy was a senior quarterback for the Cowboys. Gundy has immense respect for Snyder and what he has accomplished in turning around the Kansas State program.  

  • Westbrook Hosts Annual Thanksgiving Dinner for Charity

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook hosted his 6th annual Thanksgiving dinner on Tuesday night at the Boys and Girls Club of Oklahoma County. It benefits Westbrooks’ Why Not? Foundation, and Russell was there to help serve the meals. The Thunder finish a three-game homestand Wednesday night when they host Chicago at 7:00 pm at Chesapeake Arena.  

  • Sooners Move Into Top 4 of College Football Playoff Rankings

    Oklahoma’s win over TCU last Saturday, combined with upset losses by Notre Dame and Georgia, has moved the Sooners into the top four of the College Football Playoff rankings. Oklahoma comes in at #4 in the latest rankings released Tuesday night. The Sooners visit Kansas this Saturday at 2:30, then hosts West Virginia, before likely playing in the Big 12 Championship Game. The College Football Playoff rankings on December 3 will determine the four teams who make the playoff. The […]