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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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    Cowgirls Rebound With Rout of Bears

    Oklahoma State’s women’s basketball team bounced back from their first loss of the season earlier in the week to North Carolina with a 77-36 win over Missouri State on Saturday at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater. Brittany Atkins paced the Cowgirls with 20 points, hitting four of OSU’s nine three-pointers. Two other OSU players were in double figures for scoring, with LaShawn Jones scoring 13 points and Roshunda Johnson 12. The Cowgirls committed just five turnovers in the game and outscored the Bears 21-5 […]

  • Local High School Player & Coach to Appear on “Today” Show

    A local high school football player and his coach will appear on NBC’s “Today” show on  Friday morning, Nov. 21. Crossings Christian School senior Christian Osterhout, along with Crossings head coach Chris Roberts, will appear on Today as candidates in the NFL’s national contest “Together We Make Football.” The contest has been going on all season, and has requested fans to send in their stories of what football means to them. For Osterhout, the sport and his head coach have […]

  • Stacey Dales

    Dales to Be First Female OU Athlete to Have Jersey Retired

    Former Oklahoma All-American guard Stacey Dales will be the first female athlete in the history of the University of Oklahoma to have her jersey retired when she’s honored at a ceremony Friday, Nov. 21, at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman. Dales will have her #21 jersey retired during halftime of OU’s home game against Bradley. A native of Ontario, Canada, Dales played at OU from 1997 to 2002, earning All-America honors in 2001 and 2002, and leading the Sooners […]

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    OKC Will Be Site Where Team Wins A Spot in the Final Four

    The NCAA on Thursday, Nov. 20,  announced Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City will host an NCAA Division 1 Women’s Basketball Regional in 2017. The event will feature four teams that have qualified for the “Sweet 16″, with two regional semifinal games, and a regional final game. The dates are yet to be determined, but the games will be played over two days between March 24 and March 27. The Oklahoma City  All Sports Association will host the event along with the […]

  • Cowboys Heading Into Bears’ Den

    Oklahoma State’s football team is on a four-game losing streak, and the schedule isn’t getting any easier. The Cowboys visit 7th-ranked Baylor this Saturday at 6:30, and they’ll be facing a raucous crowd at the new McLane Stadium, Baylor’s new on-campus football stadium hard by the Brazos River. OSU has had Baylor’s number lately, though, winning seven of the last eight meeting, including an upset of the Bears last year in Stillwater. Nate Feken reports from Stillwater.  

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    Thunder Can’t Climb the Mountain in Loss at Denver

    The Oklahoma City Thunder rallied on the road, but couldn’t catch the Denver Nuggets in a 107-100 loss at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, on Wednesday night. The Thunder trailed by as many as 16 points in the third quarter, but made a surge, and when Serge Ibaka hit a three-pointer, the Denver lead was just three, 101-98. The Nuggets responded with back-to-back three-pointers from Wilson Chandler and Arron Afflalo  to make it 107-98 and clinch the win for […]

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    Sooners Blow Big Lead in Loss to Creighton

    Oklahoma’s 18th-ranked men’s basketball team looked to be in command at Creighton on Wednesday night, but lost an 18-point lead and eventually the game, 65-63 to the Blue Jays at CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska. The Sooners took an 18-point lead on the third of Ryan Spangler’s three 3-pointers, and were up 42-24. Creighton responded with a 21-2 run to take the lead, using hot three-point shooting to get back in the game and then take the lead at 48-46. […]

  • Mike Gundy and Bob Stoops

    Gundy and Stoops Among Leaders in Betting Odds to Become Next Gator Coach

    With the University of Florida soon to have a vacancy for their head football coaching position, the rumor mills are already starting up as to who the Gators will get to be their next head coach. Will Muschamp will not return as the Florida head coach, so the list of candidates is already out, and it’s an interesting one. Bovada put out a list of betting odds as to who the next Gators head coach will be, and Oklahoma State’s Mike Gundy is […]

  • Brittney Martin

    Cowgirl Earns First Big 12 Honor of Season

    Oklahoma State forward Brittney Martin was named the Big 12 Women’s Basketball Player of the Week on Monday, Nov. 17. Martin averaged 24.5 points a game in the Cowgirls’ first two games of the season, wins over Loyola Marymount and Texas Southern. Martin had a double-double in the season opener against Loyola Marymount, with 22 points and 11 rebounds, then had a game-high 27 points in the win over Texas Southern. It’s Martin’s sixth Big 12 weekly honor and second […]

  • OSU a Heavy Underdog at Baylor This Saturday

    Still needing one more win to become bowl eligible, Oklahoma State’s football team has two tough games left to finish their season. The Cowboys end the year with Bedlam in Norman, and this Saturday visit Baylor for a 6:30 kickoff in Waco, Texas. Baylor is nearly a four touchdown favorite to win the game, and the Cowboys are struggling on offense, averaging just 10 points a game during their four-game losing streak.  

  • Bob Stoops and Sterling Shepard Honored

    Oklahoma head football coach Bob Stoops and Sooner receiver Sterling Shepard were honored on Monday with the 2014 Disney Sports Spirit Award, which goes annually to college football’s most inspirational figure. Stoops and Shepard were honored for their relationship which was built 15 years ago, when Shepard’s dad Derrick died of a heart attack when Sterling was just six years old. Stoops took Sterling in and made him a part of the OU football family, eventually becoming a star player at […]