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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
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    Thunder Bury The Nuggets To Clinch #3 Seed for Playoffs

    Russell Westbrook recorded his 17th triple double of the season, and his third of the year against the Denver Nuggets, as the Oklahoma City Thunder cruised to a 124-102 win over Denver on Tuesday night, April 5, at the Pepsi Center in Denver. The win clinched the #3 seed for the Thunder in the NBA’s Western Conference playoffs. Westbrook had 13 points, 14 rebounds, and 12 assists to match Magic Johnson for the most triple doubles in a season in […]

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    Report: Travis Ford to become new Saint Louis coach

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch is reporting former Oklahoma State head men’s basketball coach Travis Ford will be named the new head coach at Saint Louis University. Ford was fired as the Cowboys head coach after eight seasons in Stillwater. Ford will replace Jim Crews, who was fired as the Billikens head coach earlier this month.  

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    With Durant and Ibaka Resting, Thunder Streak Ends in Detroit

    With starters Kevin Durant and Serge Ibaka not playing due to rest, the Oklahoma City Thunder had their eight-game winning streak snapped with an 88-82 loss to the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night, March 29, at the Palace of Auburn Hills, Michigan. The Thunder started Kyle Singler and Dion Waiters in place of Durant and Ibaka, and Josh Huestis got some first half playing time, scoring five points on a dunk and a 3-pointer. OKC led 48-46 at halftime, but […]

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    Another SI Cover, More Honors for Sooner Star Buddy Hield

    Oklahoma senior guard Buddy Hield had several more honors come in on Tuesday, March 29, including his second appearance on the cover of Sports Illustrated in the last three weeks. Hield is on SI with a picture of him shooting over an Oregon defender in the West Regional Final in Anaheim last weekend. The headline reads:  Buddy Hield:  Baller;  The Experience Rolls Into the Final Four Hield was also named to another All-America team, named a first team All-American by […]

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    Sooners Get Set for Final Four, Hield Gets More Honors

    Oklahoma’s men’s basketball team will play in their fifth Final Four this weekend in Houston, when the Sooners face Villanova in the national semifinals on Saturday at 5:00. The Sooners were back at practice on Monday, March 28, at the Lloyd Noble Center, as they prepare for a Villanova team they beat 78-55 in Hawaii last December 7. This will be OU’s first Final Four appearance since 2002, and head coach Lon Kruger is making sure his players enjoy the […]

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    Thunder Roll Reaches Eight in Rout of Raptors

    The Oklahoma City Thunder won their eighth straight game on Monday night, March 28, routing Toronto 119-100, in Toronto, Ontario. The Thunder led almost the entire game, taking charge with an 11-0 run early in the second quarter after the Raptors had taken a 31-30 lead. OKC led by 13 at halftime, 61-48, then took control in the third quarter to build a 25-point lead after three quarters, 97-72. Kevin Durant led all scorers with 34 points, hitting three 3-pointers, […]

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    Big game for Buddy as Sooners advance to Final Four

    Oklahoma senior guard Buddy Hield matched an OU NCAA Tournament record with 37 points and hit eight three-pointers to lead the Sooners past Oregon 80-68 in the West Regional Final at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California, on Saturday, March 26. The win clinched OU’s fifth Final Four appearance and first since 2002. The Sooners never trailed in the game, and made 9 of 14 shots from three point range in the first half to build a 19-point lead, and then took […]

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    Sooner Women Get Set For Big Dance

    The Oklahoma women’s basketball team practiced at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky, on Friday, March 18, a day before they open play in the NCAA Tournament in the Lexington Region. The Sooners are the #6 seed and will play the #11 seed Purdue on Saturday, March 19, at 12:30 central time. OU is making its 17th straight tournament appearance. Purdue is back in the Big Dance after a losing season last year. The Sooners have a history of success against […]

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    OU’s Buddy Hield On Cover of Sports Illustrated

    Oklahoma star guard Buddy Hield is on one of four Sports Illustrated covers previewing the NCAA men’s and women’s basketball tournaments. Hield and the Sooners are the #2 seed in the West Region and will play their first round game in the tournament at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City against Cal State-Bakersfield on Friday at 3:00 pm. Hield is the first OU basketball player to be on the cover of Sports Illustrated since Blake Griffin in March of 2009. Griffin graced […]

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    OU and OSU Women’s Teams Headed to Big Dance

    Both the Oklahoma and Oklahoma State’s women’s basketball teams are headed to the NCAA Tournament, it was announced on Monday, March 14. Oklahoma is the #6 seed in the Lexington region, and will play #11 seed Purdue on Saturday, March 19, at 12:30 pm, in Lexington, Kentucky If OU wins that game, they will play on Monday against the winner of  Saturday’s game between the host team, #3 seed Kentucky, and UNC-Asheville. If Oklahoma wins twice in Lexington, they’ll advance […]

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    Thunder Scorch the Blazers In Rout at Home

    The Oklahoma City Thunder may have played their best game of the season in routing Portland 128-94 on Monday night, March 14, at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. OKC trailed 22-16 late in the first quarter when they went on an 18-0 run to take control of the game. The Thunder shot 68 percent from the field in the second quarter to take a 66-42 lead to halftime. The lead grew in the second half, getting to 40 at one […]