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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.

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    Current Cowboys React to 1945 National Championship

    It may be the first time in history that a team won in it’s off week, but that was the case for the Oklahoma A and M after the American Football Coaches Association named them their 1945 national champion 71 years later. The Aggies went 9-0 that season beating Saint Mary’s in the Sugar Bowl, and now it has everyone around the program more than proud. “That was interesting,” Mike Gundy, OSU head football coach, said.  “It caught me off […]

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    Cowboys’ Brand Goes National

    Oklahoma State visits Kansas this Saturday, October 22, at 11:00 am in Lawrence. The game will be televised by Fox Sports 1, continuing a TV streak that dates back five years for OSU. Their last game not on television was at Kansas five years ago, and at his weekly news conference, OSU head coach Mike Gundy was asked how much the Cowboys’ national image has improved since that time.  

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    Mayfield Talks About Returning to Lubbock

    This Saturday, October 22, Oklahoma visits Texas Tech for a 7:00 kickoff in Lubbock. It will be OU quarterback Baker Mayfield’s first game at Texas Tech since he transferred from the Red Raiders after the 2013 season. Last season Mayfield led the Sooners to a win over Tech in Norman, but this year he’ll have to face not just the Red Raiders, but their fans, who no doubt will let Mayfield hear all about his transfer to Oklahoma. After practice […]

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    Sooner Teammates Supporting Mayfield As He Returns to Lubbock

    One of the bigger storylines of this matchup is that of Baker Mayfield as he gets ready to take on his former school and former coach, Kliff Kingsbury. Now we know Baker thrives with the chip on his shoulder mentality and his teammates have expressed multiple times that they have his back. But as you can guess, Coach Stoops has a different take on the situation. I don’t think that’s a very positive form of motivation. Those kind of things […]

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    Youth Steps Up For Sooners

    With injuries affecting the Sooners defense, a lot of younger players are being asked to step up and take on bigger responsibilities, one of those rising to the occasion is redshirt freshman defensive end, Neville Gallimore. He got the nod of approval from Bob Stoops with his first career start against Kansas State and he wants to see those improvements continue against Texas Tech. Just like I would any other football team, I just want to do my best, play […]

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    Friday Night Heroes, Week 7

    Week 7 of the Friday Night Heroes produced some exciting games and a pair of big wins for the west side of the state over the east side Tulsa-area schools. Here are the games KFOR covered: Norman North 30, Tulsa Union 27 Edmond Santa Fe 18, Broken Arrow 6 Deer Creek 20, Putnam City 14, OT Douglass 35, Star-Spencer 6 Stillwater 28, Choctaw 21 Westmoore 59, Norman 41 Midwest City 21, Putnam West 16 Guthrie 23, Lawton Eisenhower 20 Jones […]

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    Week 7 of High School Football With Busy Thursday

    Week 7 of the high school football season kicked off with more than the usual amount of Thursday night games. Here are the games KFOR covered: Edmond North 25, Putnam City North 14 Mustang 20, Moore 18 Edmond Memorial 34, Yukon 22 Bethany 17, Blanchard 14  

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    Oklahoma State Gets a National Championship in Football, 71 Years Later

    Oklahoma State’s football team won a national championship on Thursday, October 13. It comes 71 years after they completed their only unbeaten season in 1945. The American Football Coaches Association put together a commission to award national championships for the seasons before the coaches poll came into being in 1950. “After gathering all the pertinent information and doing our due diligence, it is the pleasure of our Blue Ribbon Commission of coaches to officially recognize Oklahoma State’s 1945 championship season […]

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    Kansas Picked to Win Big 12 Men’s Basketball…Again

    The Big 12 Conference released its preseason men’s basketball coaches poll on Thursday, October 13, and Kansas is picked once again to win the conference title. The Jayhawks have won the last 12 regular season titles in the Big 12, and this is the fifth year in a row they’ve been picked to win it. Oklahoma, coming off a Final Four season, but missing some key players from that run, is picked 6th. Oklahoma State is picked in a tie […]

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    Sooners Hope To Keep Momentum Rolling vs. Snyder’s Wildcats

    Long before diving into the OU record books Dede Westbrook says he out-talented the competition at his Texas junior college, and that getting to today has been nothing but a serious process. “That was the reason why I was so effective in junior college,” Westbrook, an OU senior wide receiver, said.  “But then you come over to division one football, and everyone has the exact same mindset and talent that you have.  Therefore you have to work more on technique […]

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    Texas Hangover? Not For Sooners

      There’s no doubt the Red River Showdown is a game full of emotions which could lead to a complex contest the very next week. Last season that game was Kansas State. On the way to Manhattan the Sooners ended up being stuck in the airport for several hours, but it ended up being an experience that brought the team closer together, and led to a Sooner stomping 55 to nothing win the very next day over the Wildcats. This […]