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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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    Sooners headed to Columbus for NCAA Tournament

    NORMAN, Okla. – Oklahoma’s men’s basketball team earned a #3 seed for the NCAA Tournament and will play 14th seed Albany in the first round on Friday at 6:27 central time in Columbus, Ohio. The Sooners are in the East region, and if they win, will play one of three teams in the second round. Providence will play Friday in the first round against the winner of the “play-in” game between Boise State and Dayton, which will take place on […]

  • Westbrook Leads Thunder to Win Over Bulls

    Russell Westbrook didn’t have a triple double, but he led the way once again for the Oklahoma City Thunder, scoring 36 points, grabbing 11 rebounds and dishing out 6 assists in a 109-100 win over the Chicago Bulls on Sunday afternoon at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. In a game that saw several lead changes and swings in momentum, the Thunder closed the game by outscoring the Bulls 20-9. Enes Kanter and Steven Adams both had double-doubles, with Kanter scoring […]

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    High School Basketball State Championship Game Scoreboard

    Schedule and scores from Saturday’s high school basketball state tournament championship games: Class 6A Boys (Mabee Center, Tulsa): Mustang 93, Edmond Santa Fe 54 The top-ranked Broncos completed a 28-0 undefeated season with a rout of the Wolves to win their first ever state title in boys basketball. Class 6A Girls (Mabee Center, Tulsa): Broken Arrow 71, Muskogee 67, OT The Lady Tigers won their second straight title and third in program history. Class 5A Boys (Mabee Center, Tulsa): Lawton Eisenhower 43, Carl Albert […]

  • Late Sooner Miss Sends Cyclones to Big 12 Title Game

    Oklahoma’s Ryan Spangler missed an easy layup in the final seconds that could have tied the game, as Iowa State survived to beat Oklahoma 67-65 in the semifinals of the Big 12 Men’s Basketball Tournament on Friday night at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. A free throw by Georges Niang gave ISU a 67-65 lead with nine seconds left, giving the Sooners plenty of time to tie or win the game. Jordan Woodard streaked down court, stopped in the lane […]

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    State Basketball Tournament Semifinal Scoreboard

    Semifinal schedule and scores from Friday’s high school basketball state tournament games: Class 6A Boys (Mabee Center, Tulsa): Edmond Santa Fe 78, Putnam City West 68, OT Mustang 60, Edmond Memorial 50 Class 6A Girls (Mabee Center, Tulsa): Broken Arrow 58, Southmoore 51 Muskogee 67,  Choctaw 64, OT Class 5A Boys (Mabee Center, Tulsa): Lawton Eisenhower 60, Deer Creek 47 Carl Albert 50, Tulsa Memorial 48 Class 5A Girls (Mabee Center, Tulsa): Tulsa East Central 67,  Piedmont 47 Deer Creek 46, Collinsville 35 Class 4A Boys […]

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    Another Westbrook Triple Double as Thunder Beat Wolves

    Russell Westbrook had his sixth triple double in the last eight games, leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 113-99 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. Westbrook had 29 points, 10 rebounds, and 12 assists in the Thunder win, which moved them into a tie for 8th place in the Western Conference standings with New Orleans. Westbrook led five Thunder players in double figures. Enes Kanter had his fifth double double for the […]

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    Sooners Win Bedlam Battle in Big 12 Tourney

    Oklahoma went on an 18-3 run in the second half to take control and go on to a 64-49 win over Oklahoma State in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Men’s Basketball Tournament at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri, on Thursday night. The Sooners sputtered in the first half, shooting just 23 percent and trailing at halftime 26-21. OU went on a 12-0 run early in the second half to take the lead, then after OSU tied the […]

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    State Basketball Tournament Scoreboard for Quarterfinals

    Scores from Thursday’s high school basketball state tournament quarterfinals: Class 6A Boys (Skiatook): Edmond Memorial 56, Tulsa Union 51 Putnam City West 67,  Owasso 57 Mustang 76, Broken Arrow 45 Edmond Santa Fe 68, Jenks 47 Class 6A Girls (Tulsa Webster): Broken Arrow 44, Edmond Santa Fe 40, OT Southmoore 42, Sapulpa 41 Muskogee 62, Edmond Memorial 45 Choctaw 53,  Midwest City 46 Class 5A Boys (Sapulpa): Deer Creek 58, Edison Prep 47 Lawton Eisenhower 68, Pryor 60 Tulsa Memorial 79,  Ardmore 45 Carl Albert 60,  Coweta […]

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    DeMarco Murray Leaves Cowboys to Join Former OU Teammate With Eagles

    Former OU running back DeMarco Murray has agreed to sign a contract with the Philadelphia Eagles. Murray leaves the Dallas Cowboys, where he had played his first four seasons in the NFL, to join former Sooner teammate Sam Bradford in Philly. Bradford was traded from St. Louis to Philadelphia earlier this week. Murray and Bradford are good friends, and Bradford said he called and texted Murray, who contacted the Eagles on his own after Philadelphia acquired Bradford. ESPN is reporting […]

  • Bedlam At The Big 12 Tournament Thursday Night

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Oklahoma and Oklahoma State will open play in the Big 12 Men’s Basketball Tournament against each other, when they meet in the quarterfinals Thursday night around 8:30 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. The Sooners swept the season series against the Cowboys for the second year in a row, and have won six of the last seven meetings. OSU slumped down the stretch, but  many are still projecting them to make the NCAA Tournament. […]

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    Clippers Control Thunder From the Start In Win Over OKC

    The Los Angeles Clippers had four of their five starters score at least 18 points in a 120-108 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. The Thunder committed 20 turnovers in the game, 10 of those by Russell Westbrook, who finished with 24 points and 9 rebounds. OKC was led by Anthony Morrow, who scored 26 points off the bench, making of 6 of the Thunder’s 12 three-pointers. Clippers point guard Chris Paul […]