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.


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    Lincoln Riley Gets Ready for Sugar Bowl

    Oklahoma offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley addressed the media in New Orleans on Friday, as the Sooners get closer to their Sugar Bowl matchup with Auburn on January 2 at the Superdome. Riley said OU changed their bowl preparation from last year’s Orange Bowl loss to Clemson. He also said he believes Auburn will be a test for the Sooners and quarterback Baker Mayfield, but believes OU will rise to the occasion.  

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    Cowboys Roll Over Buffaloes in Alamo Bowl

    Oklahoma State dominated from start to finish and beat Colorado 38-8 in the Alamo Bowl at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, Thursday night. The Cowboys got the ball first and marched to a field goal, as Ben Grogan kicked a 28-yarder to make it 3-0 OSU. Late in the first quarter, Colorado had a chance to tie the game, but Chris Graham missed a 47-yard field goal attempt wide left and it stayed 3-0. OSU built their lead early […]

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    Unbeaten Baylor Blows Out Sooners in Big 12 Opener

    Fourth-ranked Baylor took control from the beginning and cruised to a 76-50 win over Oklahoma in the Big 12 men’s basketball opener for both teams on Friday night at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman. Baylor shot 48 percent from the field and held the Sooners to 33 percent, while outrebounding OU by 16. Oklahoma was playing without senior guard Jordan Woodard, who has an undisclosed medical condition. Without him, the young Sooners struggled, falling behind 11-2 to start the […]

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    “Press Virginia” Defense Too Much For Cowboys in Big 12 Opener

    11th-ranked West Virginia’s pressure defense caused Oklahoma State a lot of problems as the Mountaineers beat OSU 92-75 in the Big 12 opener for both teams on Friday afternoon at Gallagher-Iba ¬†Arena in Stillwater. West Virginia forced 19 Cowboy turnovers, and shot 55 percent from the field, leading nearly the entire game and building their lead to as many as 22 points before winning by 17. Oklahoma State led 2-0, but that was their only lead of the game, as […]

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    Cowboys Star Turning Pro

    Oklahoma State defensive tackle Vincent Taylor announced on Friday, December 30, he will make himself eligible for the NFL Draft, and will bypass his senior season with the Cowboys. The San Antonio, Texas, native was named the Defensive MVP of the Alamo Bowl on Thursday night, helping the OSU defense hold Colorado to just one score in a 38-8 rout of the Buffaloes. Taylor was a first team All-Big 12 selection this season by both the media and coaches. What […]

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    Thunder Get Smoked in Memphis, Winning Streak Over

    Russell Westbrook was ejected after getting two technical fouls, and the Oklahoma City Thunder were blown out by Memphis on Thursday night, 114-80 at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee. The Memphis Grizzlies made 13 3-pointers and shot 52 percent from the field, while holding OKC to just 34 percent shooting in routing the Thunder and ending their four-game winning streak. Memphis had three players score at least 20 points, led by Marc Gasol’s 25 points, while Troy Daniels had […]

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    Final Previews of OSU’s Alamo Bowl Battle With Colorado

    Oklahoma State will kickoff against Colorado at 8:00 pm tonight in the Alamo Bowl in San Antonio. Dylan Buckingham and Nikki Kay have live reports from the Alamodome.  

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    Cowboys Look to Finish Season on High Note in Alamo Bowl

    Oklahoma State and Colorado will meet in the Alamo Bowl in San Antonio on Thursday night, both hoping to end their season on a high note after the disappointment of not winning their respective conference championship. Dylan Buckingham reports from San Antonio.    

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    Auburn’s Defense Faces Challenge of OU Offense

    Auburn coach Gus Malzahn has developed quite an impressive reputation as an offensive mastermind. He’s hoping his defense can rise to the challenge against Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl on January 2 in New Orleans. Malzahn has high praise for the Sooner offense, which he calls one of the best in the country.  

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    Gundy’s Mullet Survives the Season

    Oklahoma State will face Colorado in the Alamo Bowl on Thursday night in San Antonio, and the mullet of head coach Mike Gundy will be there, just as it has the entire season. Gundy’s haircut has been a topic of conversation all season long, and so far, he hasn’t cut it off. Nikki Kay reports from San Antonio.

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    Cowboys Shooting for 10-Win Season in Alamo Bowl

    Oklahoma State will be trying to finish off their season right when they face Colorado in the Alamo Bowl in San Antonio Thursday night at 8:00 pm. For the Cowboys, it’s a chance to get a 10-win season, which would their fifth in the last seven seasons. It’s a milestone OSU doesn’t take lightly. Nikki Kay reports from San Antonio.