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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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    Peyton Little Comes Up Big for Sooners at K-State

    Oklahoma guard Peyton Little had a career high 30 points and made eight 3-pointers to lead Oklahoma to a 73-64 win at Kansas State on Saturday night at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kansas. Little hit 8 of 10 from beyond the arc, with OU making 11 three’s as a team. Kaylon Williams added a double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds, her fifth double-double of the season. OU outrebounded K-State by 15 to sweep the Wildcats, and had to overcome […]

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    Cowgirl Stars Lead Way to Win Over Kansas

    Oklahoma State’s women’s basketball team got big games from three veteran players in an 80-76 win over Kansas on Saturday night at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater. Liz Donohoe had 22 points and hit two 3-pointers, Brittney Martin had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and LaShawn Jones 19 points and 8 rebounds. Roshunda Johnson was also in double figures with 10 points. The Cowgirls and Jayhawks had 7 ties and 10 lead changes. OSU  committed just six turnovers and overcame nine KU […]

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    Thunder Debut New Players, Win at Charlotte Without KD

    The Oklahoma City Thunder debuted their newly acquired players and without Kevin Durant in the lineup, beat Charlotte 110-103 at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina, Saturday night. Russell Westbrook led all scorers with 33 points and added 10 assists and 7 rebounds for OKC. Durant did not play as he continues to deal with soreness in his surgically repaired right foot. He’s being monitored on a daily basis and his status going forward will be evaluated. Kyle Singler […]

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    Sooners Survive Scare To Beat Texas Tech in OT

    Oklahoma’s 17th-ranked men’s basketball team had a cold shooting game, but survived to beat Texas Tech 79-75 in overtime in Lubbock, Texas, on Saturday. A three-pointer by Toddrick Gotcher tied the game at 67 late in regulation, and when Buddy Hield missed a running 3-pointer at the buzzer, the game headed to overtime. In OT, Hield hit a pair of three-pointers to give OU a 75-70 lead. Gotcher answered again, though, hitting a three-pointer to tie the game at 75. TaShawn […]

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    Kevin Durant Won’t Play at Charlotte Saturday

    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant will sit out the team’s game at Charlotte on Saturday, February 21. Durant has been experiencing soreness in his right foot lately, playing just 10 minutes in the NBA All-Star Game, and noticeably limping late in OKC’s win over Dallas on Thursday night. The foot is the same one Durant had surgery on in the preseason and that kept him out the first 17 games. The Thunder say the soreness was expected, and Durant will […]

  • “Foxcatcher” Tells Story of Former Sooner Wrestlers

    The movie “Foxcatcher” is getting a lot of attention these days, primarily for the performances and the narrative of the story. In Oklahoma, the story is well known. Eccentric millionaire John E. DuPont ran the Foxcatcher wrestling club in suburban Philadelphia, and at different times had brothers Dave and Mark Schultz working with him there. In January of 1996, DuPont shot and killed Dave Schultz at his home near the Foxcatcher estate, stunning the wrestling community and making national headlines. […]

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    Thunder Roll Over Dallas With Limited Roster

    Russell Westbrook had 34 points and Serge Ibaka 21 points and a career high 22 rebounds as the Oklahoma City Thunder beat Dallas 104-89 on Thursday night at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. Westbrook had a big slam early in the game to get the crowd going, and was on his way to a big night, adding 10 assists and 5 rebounds. Ibaka hit eight of 12 shots and was a monster on the glass, grabbing 22 rebounds for his […]

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    Kevin Durant Lashes Out at Media Again

    Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant had more complaints about the media during NBA All-Star Game Weekend in New York City. In the final interview session before the All-Star Game on Sunday, Durant had this to say to a group of reporters: ‘You guys really don’t know (expletive),’ ‘To be honest, man, I’m only here talking to y’all because I have to,’ Durant said. ‘So I really don’t care. Y’all not my friends. You’re going to write what you want […]

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    Russell Westbrook MVP of NBA All-Star Game

    In the highest scoring game in NBA All-Star Game history, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook nearly scored the most points by an individual in an All-Star Game. Westbrook earned Most Valuable Player honors by scoring 41 points, one off the record of 42 by Wilt Chamberlain in 1962, as the Western Conference beat the Eastern Conference 163-158 at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday night. Westbrook had 27 points in the first half, the most in […]

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    Marcus Foster Sinks Sooners Late…Again

    Kansas State guard Marcus Foster hit a three-pointer with three seconds left to give the Wildcats a 59-56 win over Oklahoma on Saturday night at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan, Kansas. Foster was the hero again for K-State, duplicating his effort against OU in Norman in January. Foster hit two layups late in regulation, then a three-pointer in overtime, to lead KSU to the win over the Sooners that game. In Manhattan, Foster broke a 56-56 tie with a three-pointer to provide […]

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    Cowgirls Sweep Cyclones

    Oklahoma State’s women’s basketball team took control early and held Iowa State to just 26 percent field goal shooting in a 60-48 win over the Cyclones on Saturday night at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater. Roshunda Johnson led OSU with 15 points and hit three 3-pointers. Kaylee Jensen had 12 points and 9 rebounds, including a putback and foul late to help clinch the win. Brittney Martin had a double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds. The Cowgirls improved to 16-8 overall, […]