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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.


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    Vote: NBA players claim they are the best, do you agree?

    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant says he thinks he’s the best scorer in the NBA, but his former Thunder teammate James Harden had an even bolder comment to make. Harden believes he’s the best player in the NBA, even though there’s very little evidence to suggest that’s the case. Harden made those comments at an event to promote the NBA’s new version of its video game, NBA2K15, which has Durant as its cover figure this year. Harden thinks he’s […]

  • OU Receiver Durron Neal Looking for Breakout Season

    Oklahoma wide receiver Durron Neal hasn’t seen a lot of playing time in his first two seasons with the Sooners. He’s hoping that changes this year as a junior. Neal has matured and is showing signs he might be ready to have a breakout season for OU. Dylan Buckingham reports from Norman.

  • Oklahoma Sports Headliners Honored

    OU football coach Bob Stoops was honored as the Oklahoma Sports Headliner of the Year at the annual March of Dimes Sports Headliner Banquet on Thursday night at the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame in Oklahoma City. Stoops was among many athletes and coaches honored, including the first general manager of Remington Park, David Vance. Vance was given the Lifetime Achievement Award for his work at Remington, plus his days working the Kentucky Colonels of the American Basketball Association.  

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    Coaches Release Preseason Top 25 Poll

    The coaches college football preseason top 25 poll was released on Thursday, and the team that finished as number one last year is on top again. Florida State received 56 of 62 first place votes and is number one in the preseason poll. Alabama is second, but did not receive a first place vote. Oklahoma is third, with three first place votes. Oklahoma State was not ranked, but did receive some votes and is the equivalent of number 30. Here is […]

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    Former OSU Star Suffers Season-Ending Knee Injury

    Former Oklahoma State running back Kendall Hunter will miss the entire NFL season for the San Francisco 49ers after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee in practice on Friday. Hunter suffered the injury in a non-contact drill and walked off the field on his own. An MRI on Saturday revealed the tear. Hunter was set to be the backup to 49ers starting running back Frank Gore. Hunter is in his fourth season with the 49ers and this is the final […]

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    Report: Sooner Football Player Involved in Altercation

    Soonerscoop.com is reporting OU freshman running back Joe Mixon was involved in an altercation at a Norman restaurant early Friday morning. Norman police told the website they were summoned to Pickleman’s restaurant at 2:39 am Friday morning. The police report indicated there was aggravated assault and battery, but no individuals were named and Mixon was not arrested. Police reportedly wanted to review security footage before filing any charges. Mixon turned 18 on Thursday and will be a true freshman at […]

  • New Texas Coach Has History With OU’s Bob Stoops

    Charlie Strong is entering his first season as head coach of the Texas football team, and of course he’ll soon be battling Oklahoma for Big 12 bragging rights. Strong has known OU head coach Bob Stoops for a while, dating back to a time when both were assistants at the University of Florida. Stoops and Strong talked about it at Big 12 Football Media Days in Dallas on Tuesday. Bob Barry, Jr. reports on the long-time acquaintances starting a new […]

  • Sooners Welcome Controversial Transfer from Missouri

      One of the hot topics at Big 12 Football Media Days on Tuesday in Dallas was the transfer of Dorial Green-Beckham from Missouri to Oklahoma. Green-Beckham got into some criminal trouble at Mizzou and and was dismissed from the team. Green-Beckham has petitioned the NCAA to waive one-year waiting period to become eligible as a transfer.    The Sooners are still waiting to hear what the NCAA has decided. Bob Barry, Jr. reports from Dallas.  

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    Big 12 Football Media Days Set for Dallas

    Big 12 Football Media Days will be held Monday and Tuesday in Dallas, Texas. All ten conference teams will face the media over the two days to talk about the upcoming 2014 season. Five teams will go each day. On Monday, it will be Oklahoma State, Baylor, TCU, Texas Tech, and Kansas. OSU will be represented by head coach Mike Gundy, wide receiver Jhajuan Seales, cornerback Kevin Peterson, and linebacker Ryan Simmons. Tuesday will feature Oklahoma, Texas, West Virginia, Kansas State, and Iowa […]

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    Kurt Budke Elected to Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame

    Before his tragic death in a plane crash in 2011, Kurt Budke took over a struggling women’s basketball program at Oklahoma State and built it into a winner. On Saturday, July 19th, Budke was honored for his coaching accomplishments at OSU and previously, as he was elected to the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. Budke is one of six elected to the hall. In six full seasons a OSU, he led the Cowgirls to three NCAA Tournament appearances, including a Sweet 16 in […]

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    Oak Tree National Aiming For Another Major

    Fresh off the success of the U.S. Senior Open last week, Oak Tree National in Edmond is hoping to get a future major golf event. The club is interested in getting either a PGA Championship, a U.S. Open, a Ryder Cup event, or a PGA Tour playoff tournament. The course received rave reviews from the golfers at the U.S. Senior Open, and the U.S. Golf Association was impressed with what Oak Tree did during the tournament and how the course […]