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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.


Recent Articles
  • Bedlam Teams Rake in Big 12 Honors

    The Big 12’s weekly honors in baseball were swept by players from the state of Oklahoma, while another softball honor went to a Sooner star. Oklahoma State’s baseball team won two of the three weekly honors from the conference. OSU’s Jon Littell was Big 12 Player of the Week and Carson McCusker was the Big 12 Newcomer of the Week. Littell went 9-for-15, with three doubles, two triples, and four runs batted in during the Cowboys’ four games last week, […]

  • Former Cowgirl Wins First LPGA Major

    Former Oklahoma State golfer Pernilla Lindberg won her first LPGA major championship on Monday, beating Inbee Park on the 8th playoff hole to win the ANA Inspiration at Rancho Mirage, California. Lindberg made a 30-foot birdie putt on the 8th playoff hole to clinch the victory. The event went to a playoff on Sunday between Lindberg, Park, and Jennifer Song. Song dropped out with a par on the third playoff hole. Lindberg and Park played one more hole before it […]

  • Thunder Assistant Coach Maurice Cheeks Elected to Basketball Hall of Fame

    Oklahoma City Thunder assistant coach Maurice Cheeks has been elected to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. The announcement was made Saturday morning in San Antonio, Texas, site of this year’s NCAA Men’s Final Four. Cheeks spent 15 seasons in the NBA, 11 of those with the Philadelphia 76ers, and was a four-time All-Star, and a five-time member of the NBA’s All-Defensive Team. In 1983, he was the point guard on the Sixers team that won the NBA championship, with […]

  • Thunder Lose in Overtime to Nuggets

    The Oklahoma City Thunder shot just 56 percent from the free throw line and lost to the Denver Nuggets 126-125 in overtime on Friday night at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. OKC fell behind by as many as 15 points in the third quarter, before rallying with a 20-5 run to take the lead, then it came down to the final seconds in both regulation and overtime. In regulation, Russell Westbrook got a slam dunk with 25 seconds left to […]

  • OSU Unveils Future Home of Cowboys Baseball

    Oklahoma State’s baseball program will have a new stadium within two years, as the Cowboys on Thursday unveiled plans for a new ballpark, scheduled to be ready in time for the 2020 season. According to OSU’s news release, the complex will include approximately 3,500 permanent seats, 13 suites and 400 premium seats in dedicated club and suite areas. Seating can be expanded to 8,000 as needed. The facility will have a playground area and an outfield plaza, plus a 2,000 […]

  • Thunder Lose at San Antonio, Tied With Spurs in West

    The Oklahoma City Thunder had a chance to get some separation on Thursday night in the Western Conference standings, but instead face an even tougher battle to try to get home court advantage in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. A win at San Antonio would have given the Thunder a two-game edge on the Spurs for fourth place in the West, plus the tie-breaker advantage over San Antonio by virtue of winning three of four games in the […]

  • OU’s Trae Young Wooden Award Finalist

    Oklahoma freshman guard Trae Young was named on Wednesday one of five finalists for the John Wooden Award, which goes to the national player of the year in college basketball. Young also made the ten player team as a Wooden All-American. Young became the first player to ever lead the nation in both scoring and assists, averaging 27. 4 points a game and 8.7 assists a game. Young is a unanimous All-America selection by the four organizations recognized by the […]

  • OSU Signs Mike Boynton to Contract Extension

    Oklahoma State announced on Wednesday evening it has signed men’s basketball coach Mike Boynton to a contract extension. It’s a two-year extension from his original five-year deal, and will pay him $1.6 million next season, with a raise of $125,000 per season each subsequent year. The deal keeps Boynton under contract through the 2023-24 season. Boynton just finished his first season as the Cowboys head coach, leading them to the quarterfinals of the National Invitation Tournament, a regular season sweep […]

  • Cowboys Take First Bedlam Baseball Game

    Oklahoma State got some early offense and cruised to a 7-1 win over Oklahoma in the first Bedlam baseball game of the season on Tuesday night at Mitchell Park in Norman. OSU got five runs in the second inning, four of them scoring on a grand slam by Collin Simpson. Simpon’s home run came after an RBI single by Ryan Cash gave the Cowboys a 1-0 lead. OSU added runs in the third and fourth innings on RBI singles from […]

  • Former ORU Player Kris Martin Transferring to OU

    Colorado State’s Kris Martin announced Tuesday via social media he will transfer to Oklahoma. Martin is a 6-6 guard from Frisco, Texas, who sat out last season at Colorado State after transferring from Oral Roberts, where he played his first two seasons in college. It’s not clear if Martin will be eligible to play immediately for the Sooners after transferring from Colorado State, who made a coaching change after this season by firing Larry Eustachy. Oklahoma has had two players […]

  • Russell Westbrook Hosts Annual Bowling Event

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook hosted his annual charity bowling event on Tuesday night in Edmond, all to benefit his Why Not? Foundation. Westbrook and his Thunder teammates bowled a few frames and Russell even had  his young son Noah there. Westbrook enjoys bowling in his spare time and the event helps him spread the word about the importance of literacy among children.