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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
  • OKC’s Pro Baseball Team is the Dodgers

    Oklahoma City’s triple-A baseball team has changed its name to the Dodgers. The Los Angeles Dodgers are the new parent team of OKC’s minor league baseball team, in addition to being their new owner. On Wednesday at the Bricktown Ballpark, it was revealed the new team name will be the Oklahoma City Dodgers, with similar logos and colors to the major league club. The Dodgers unveiled several new logos, plus home, away, and alternate uniforms, and batting practice gear. The […]

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    Could Kevin Durant Play Tuesday vs. Pelicans?

    Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant could possibly return to the OKC lineup on Tuesday night when the Thunder visit the New Orleans Pelicans. On Monday, Thunder head coach Scott Brooks said Durant went through the entire practice, and is “moving in the right direction.” Durant has missed the first 17 Thunder games with a broken foot suffered in the preseason. Brooks or the Thunder might have more information on Durant’s status some time Tuesday before the 7:00 tip in New Orleans. […]

  • Sooner Seniors Prepare for Bedlam, Final Game at Owen Field

    Oklahoma’s football team closes the regular season this Saturday at 2:30 pm, but it’s no ordinary game. It’s Bedlam, and it’s Senior Day, as OU’s seniors play their final game on Owen Field. The Sooners have a chance to improve their bowl situation with a win, and win their third straight over OSU. Dylan Buckingham reports from Norman.

  • Tulsa Fires Bill Blankenship as Head Coach

    The University of Tulsa fired Bill Blankenship as head football coach on Monday, following a 2-and-10 season. Blankenship had gone just 5-19 the last two seasons, after two impressive years to start his four-year tenure. The Golden Hurricane went to back-to-back bowl games his first two seasons, winning the Conference USA championship and the Liberty Bowl in 2012. Blankenship was a  player at Tulsa in the 1970’s, before going on to a highly successful career as a high school coach […]

  • Thomas Will Be Sooner Starting QB for Bedlam

    With Trevor Knight once again ruled out as OU’s starting quarterback, Cody Thomas will get the start for Oklahoma when they host Oklahoma State in Bedlam on Saturday at 2:30 in Norman. Knight has not played since suffering a neck injury on Nov. 8 against Baylor. Thomas will get the job and become OU’s first freshman quarterback to start Bedlam since Landry Jones in 2009. Dylan Buckingham reports from Norman.  

  • Sooners Ready to Face Cowboys in Bedlam

    Oklahoma’s football team had a limited week of practice during their off week, and got the weekend off, but now they’re back in game week mode as they prepare to host Oklahoma State this Saturday at 2:30 on Owen Field. The Sooners are hoping to improve their bowl situation with a win, while the Cowboys need a win to qualify for a bowl game. OU is nearly a three-touchdown favorite to win their third straight Bedlam game, and 11th in […]

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    Former Sooner Earns NBA Honor

    Former OU star Blake Griffin is the NBA’s Western Conference Player of the Week, the league announced on Monday, Dec. 1. Griffin led the Los Angeles Clippers to a 4-0 record last week, averaging 23.8 points, 9.8 rebounds, and 5 assists a game. It’s the fifth time in his career Griffin has earned the Western Conference honor. The Clippers are 11-5 on the season and will host the Minnesota Timberwolves Monday night at 9:30 central time.

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    Cowboys Use Second Half Run To Pull Away From Beavers

    Oklahoma State’s men’s basketball team went on a 20-3 run to turn a tie game into an easy win over Oregon State on Monday night at the MGM Grand Main Event in Las Vegas, Nevada. OSU started slowly, going more than 7 and a half minutes without scoring in the first half, and falling behind 18-11. The Cowboys bounced back to take a 30-24 lead at halftime, then broke a 44-44 tie with their run to take control of the […]

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    Former Putnam City Star To Miss Rest of NBA Season

    Former Putnam City High School standout Xavier Henry is expected to miss the rest of the NBA season for the Los Angeles Lakers after rupturing his left achilles tendon, according to multiple media reports. Henry suffered the injury in practice on Monday. The fifth year pro is in his second season with the Lakers, and he’s been plagued by injuries throughout his career, never playing more than 50 games in a season. Henry was averaging 2.2 points a game for the Lakers.  

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    Sooners Drop Out of AP Poll, Cowboys Earning Votes

    Oklahoma’s men’s basketball team dropped out of the Associated Press top 25 poll released Monday, Nov. 24. The Sooners are the equivalent of 26th after losing to Creighton last Wednesday night in Omaha. OU dropped three spots in the coaches poll to 21st. Oklahoma State continues to receive votes in both polls, the equivalent of 34th in the AP poll, and 37th in the coaches poll. Kentucky is number one in both polls. In the women’s basketball AP poll, Oklahoma […]

  • Thunder Can’t Catch Warriors, Lose Sixth Straight

    The Oklahoma City Thunder trailed almost the entire game, and despite taking the lead very briefly, couldn’t keep up with Golden State on Sunday night, losing 91-86 to the Warriors at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. The Thunder held Golden State to just 36 percent field goal shooting, but OKC shot the same percentage, and made just 3 of 17 from three-point range. The Warriors never led by more than 10 points, but the Thunder could never put together a […]