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.


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    Sooners End Losing Streak With Win Over Texas

    Playing their first game since senior guard Jordan Woodard’s career ended with a knee injury, Oklahoma’s men’s basketball team ended a seven-game losing streak with a 70-66 win over Texas on Tuesday night at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman. Oklahoma trailed by as many as eight points in the second half, but went on a 10-0 run to the take the lead, sparked by Jamuni McNeace, who scored six of the points, including a dunk that gave OU a […]

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    Former Thunder Teammate Visits OKC

    Former Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins was back in Oklahoma City on Wednesday, visiting the Thunder practice facility the day OKC hosts New York. Perkins was traded during the 2014-15 season, but played with a half dozen of the current OKC players. Russell Westbrook was asked about Perkins’ return and his influence on him and the Thunder team.  

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    Thunder’s Alex Abrines Headed to All-Star Weekend

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Alex Abrines has been invited to play in the Rising Stars Challenge Game on All-Star Weekend in New Orleans this weekend. Abrines will replace the injured Joel Embiid in the game that matches rookies against second year players. The game is scheduled for Friday, February 17, at 8:00 pm central time. Abrines will join OKC teammate Domantas Sabonis in the game. It’s the first time two teammates have played in the game from a team with […]

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    Cowboys Hire Running Backs Coach

    Oklahoma State’s football team announced on Tuesday they have hired John Wozniak as their new running backs coach. Wozniak comes to OSU from Southern Mississippi, where he’s coached since 2013, the first three of those years under former OSU offensive coordinator Todd Monken. Wozniak was a graduate assistant at OSU in 2004, and went on to coach at LSU and Alabama among other schools. Wozniak replaces Marcus Arroyo, who left to become co-offensive coordinator at Oregon. OSU head coach Mike […]

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    Sooners on End of Jordan Woodard’s Career

    Oklahoma senior guard Jordan Woodard had his season come to an end last Saturday when he suffered a torn ACL in his right knee in a loss at Iowa State. On Monday, Woodard and OU head coach Lon Kruger talked to the media about the loss of Woodard, his career and legacy with the Sooners. Woodard ranks in the career top 10 at Oklahoma in five different categories: ┬áHe is fourth in assists (471), fifth in made free throws (440), […]

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    Thunder Routed on the Road in Washington

    After two emotional home games against last year’s NBA finalists, the Oklahoma City Thunder didn’t have much left in the tank on Monday night at Washington, losing to the Wizards 120-98 at the Verizon Center. OKC never led in the game, and trailed by 13 at halftime. The Wizards then put the game away by going on a 24-3 run to start the second half, not allowing the Thunder to make a basket in the third quarter until after the […]

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    Kevin Durant’s Return to OKC Fuels Thunder Fans’ Passion

    Thunder lose to Warriors in Kevin Durant’s return, 130-114. My thoughts as a reporter, fan, and resident of Oklahoma City on a very unique night in this city’s history: It was as entertaining a game in which the outcome was never really in doubt that I’ve seen the Oklahoma City Thunder play. The night went about as I expected it to for the most part. Kevin Durant was loudly booed in pregame warmups, starting lineup introductions, and EVERY SINGLE TIME […]

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    Thunder Ready for Return of Kevin Durant

    The Oklahoma City Thunder will host the Golden State Warriors Saturday night at 7:30pm at Chesapeake Arena, and for the first time, facing Kevin Durant for the first time as opposing player in OKC. Durant’s return to Oklahoma City, where he played for eight seasons, has been talked about ever since he chose to sign with the Golden State Warriors last July 4. Thunder guard Russell Westbrook’s rift with Durant has been much documented, but Westbrook was fairly candid on […]

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    Josh Henson Returns to OSU as Assistant Coach

    Former Oklahoma State offensive lineman Josh Henson has been hired as the Cowboys offensive line coach. Henson was an offensive analyst for OSU last year, then last month left for Arizona State to become the Sun Devils’ offensive line coach. Henson played at OSU from 1994 to 1997 and was second team All-Big 12 selection his senior season. The Tuttle native was an assistant at OSU from 2001 to 2004, then was at LSU from 2005 to 2008 before going […]

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    Thunder Knock Off Reigning NBA Champs, Cavs “Big Three”

    There was doubt right up until tipoff whether Cleveland’s so-called “Big Three” of LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, and Kevin Love would play against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night at Chesapeake Arena. They played after coach Tyronn Lue was elusive when asked if they would play on the second night of a back-to-back on the road, but the Thunder played one of their best games of the season to beat the Cavaliers 118-109. Russell Westbrook led the way with […]

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    Sooners Losing Streak Reaches Six With Loss to West Virginia

    Oklahoma’s men’s basketball team lost its sixth straight game on Wednesday night, falling to West Virginia 61-50 at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman. The Sooners committed 23 turnovers and shot just 33 percent from the field. OU started the game on an 11-2 run, then both teams swapped runs with the Mountaineers going on an 8-0 run, then OU responded with an 8-0 run, then West Virginia with a 10-0 run. The Mountaineers led 27-25 at halftime and never […]