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
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    Cowboys Open Big 12 Play at Baylor

    Oklahoma State’s football team kicks off Big 12 conference play this Saturday, September 24, when they visit Baylor at 6:30 at McLane Stadium in Waco, Texas. The Bears started OSU’s season-ending three-game losing streak last season, and despite an off season filled with scandal following several sexual assault allegations, Baylor is 3-0 and the highest ranked team in the Big 12. Nate Feken reports from Stillwater.  

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    Stoops: Mayfield Needs to Be Better

    Oklahoma’s football team has the weekend off after a 45-24 loss to Ohio State last Saturday, and stand at 1-2 on the season. The Sooners probably need the bye week to regroup and heal some injuries before they resume the schedule a week from Saturday at TCU. OU’s two losses have come to 6th-ranked Houston and 2nd-ranked Ohio State, but that doesn’t make being 1-2 any easier, and the OU head coach knows his team has to play better, and […]

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    Friday Night Heroes, Week 3

    Week 3 of the high school football season featured great weather, a harvest moon, and some great matchups in the final non-district game of the year for most schools. Here are the games KFOR covered: Norman North 56, Edmond Santa Fe 7 Midwest City 28, Del City 21 Carl Albert 38, Ardmore 21 Southmoore 38, Yukon 7 Moore 28, Norman 17 Prague 27, Cashion 20 Millwood 34, Cascia Hall 32 John Marshall 51, Sulphur 21 Putnam City North 17, Choctaw […]

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    Week 3 of High School Football Kicks Off

    Week 3 of high school football in Oklahoma kicked off on Thursday night, September 15, with a handful of games. KFOR covered three games: Westmoore 21, Edmond North 7 Oklahoma Centennial 36, SeeWorth Academy 6 Little Axe 6, Bridge Creek 0      

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    Thunder Player Thinks Some NBA Players Will Protest Anthem

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Victor Oladipo says he thinks some NBA players will protest when the national anthem is played this upcoming season. Oladipo told Complex Sports he thinks some players will protest similar to the way some NFL players have in the preseason and first week of the regular season. Oladipo was quoted as saying he believes the anthem will be protested. “Oh, no question. I truly believe it will. Because at the end of the day it’s a […]

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    OU President Says Big 12 Expansion is “Not a Given”

    University of Oklahoma president David Boren says the expansion of the Big 12 Conference is not a given, and the league could remain at 10 schools. Boren spoke to the media after the OU Board of Regents meeting, saying it’s not a sure thing the league will decide to expand. Boren is also the chairman of the Big 12 Board of Directors, and says he’s not sure they’ll even vote on expansion at their next meeting in the middle of […]

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    Re-Formed CHL Returning To OKC

    The Central Hockey League is re-forming as a junior league and will open play next year with six teams, including a team in Oklahoma City, which will be known as the Blazers. The league will feature 19 & 20-year-old players who have the potential to be drafted by the National Hockey League. The other five teams will be located in Colorado, Casper, Wyoming, Springfield, Missouri, El Paso, and Ogden, Utah. Oklahoma City will play in the Blazers Ice Centre, with […]

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    Cowboys Looking To Move On With Pitt Ahead

    Oklahoma State’s loss to Central Michigan last Saturday is going to sting for a while for the Cowboys. They can’t afford to let that defeat linger, however, as they host Pittsburgh this Saturday, September 17, at 2:30 in Stillwater. OSU knows they have to focus on the Panthers. Nikki Kay reports from Stillwater.  

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    Flashback: Uwe von Schamman’s Kick in 1977 Led OU Over Ohio State

    Oklahoma and Ohio State will meet in Norman on Saturday, September 17, when they face off at 6:30 in a matchup of top 15 teams. It will be just the third time the two teams have played each other. The first time came on September 24, 1977, when the Buckeyes hosted the Sooners at Ohio Stadium. Uwe von Schamann kicked a 41-yard field goal with 3 seconds left to lead OU to a 29-28 victory that day. To this day, […]

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    Flashback: Last Time Buckeyes Visited Sooners

    On Saturday, September 17, third-ranked Ohio State visits #14 Oklahoma in a showdown between two of college football’s richest traditions. It will be the first time the Buckeyes have played OU in exactly 33 years. On September 17, 1983, Ohio State beat the Sooners 24-14 at Owen Field in Norman. Buckeyes quarterback Mike Tomczak threw a pair of touchdown passes to tight end John Frank as Ohio State took a 14-0 lead and never trailed in the game. OU’s two […]

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    Thunder Forward Mitch McGary Suspended Additional Games

    The National Basketball Association announced Tuesday, September 13, Oklahoma City Thunder forward Mitch McGary will be suspended an additional 10 games for violating the league’s drug policy. In July, McGary was suspended 5 games to start the season for a violation, and this most recent suspension means he will miss the first 15 games of the season. Yahoo Sports reported McGary’s most recent suspension was not for a failed drug test, but for “failure to live up to procedural guidelines set […]