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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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    Sooner Turnovers Doom Oklahoma in Loss at West Virginia

    Oklahoma’s 18th-ranked men’s basketball team committed 22 turnovers and never led in an 86-65 loss to #16 West Virginia on Tuesday night at WVU Coliseum in Morgantown, West Virginia. The Sooners fell behind by 10 midway through the first half, before a brief rally cut the Mountaineers lead to 35-32. West Virginia then closed the half with a 10-0 run to take a 45-32 halftime lead, then built on that in the second half, leading by as  many as 24 points in […]

  • Foster’s Late Heroics Lead K-State to Upset Over Oklahoma

    Kansas State guard Marcus Foster hit a late shot in regulation to force overtime, then knocked down a go-ahead three-pointer late in OT to lead the Wildcats to a 66-63 upset of 16th-ranked Oklahoma at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman on Saturday night. With OU up 55-53 late in regulation time, Foster hit a runner in the lane to tie the game at 55. Jordan Woodard had a chance to win it, but missed a jumper as time expired. […]

  • Cowboys Shoot Past the Longhorns At Home

    Oklahoma State’s men’s basketball team got 20-point efforts from Le’Bryan Nash and Phil Forte to upset 10th-ranked Texas 69-58 at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater on Saturday. Nash made all of his points on two-point field goals, while Forte hit four 3-pointers to finish with his 20. Anthony Hickey was also in double figure scoring for OSU, and nearly had a triple double, with 10 points, 9 rebounds, 7 assists. OSU shot 47 percent from the field and held the Longhorns to 34 […]

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    Sooner Women Cruise Past Tech in Lubbock

    Oklahoma’s women’s basketball team held Texas Tech to just 29 percent field goal shooting on their way to a 75-58 win over the Lady Raiders at United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock, Texas, on Saturday afternoon. After Tech hit the first basket of the game on a 3-pointer, OU went on a 16-2 run to take the lead for good, leading by as many as 21 points in the first half before taking a 45-25 lead at halftime. Three Sooners scored […]

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    Late TCU Rally Defeats Cowgirls

    TCU’s women’s basketball team closed the game with a 14-4 run to come from behind and beat 16th-ranked Oklahoma State 70-66 in Fort Worth, Texas, on Saturday. The Cowgirls led by as many as eight points in the second half, but sputtered offensively in the final few minutes. OSU shot 57 percent from the field for the game, but TCU countered at 52 percent. LaShawn Jones paced the Cowgirls with 20 points, while Brittney Martin had 17 points and 9 rebounds. Liz  Donohoe added […]

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    Thunder Make Deals In Three-Team Trade

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma City Thunder were involved in a three-team trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers and New York Knicks on Monday  night. The Thunder will get guard Dion Waiters from Cleveland, and send guard Lance Thomas to the Knicks, along with a future first round pick to the Cavs. News: Thunder acquires guard Dion Waiters from Cleveland in 3-team deal. Details: http://t.co/XIuFeWkKhu pic.twitter.com/55UXa80orm — OKC THUNDER (@okcthunder) January 6, 2015 There were reports earlier in the day Reggie Jackson might be […]

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    Thunder Silenced By Golden State

    The Oklahoma City Thunder struggled on offense from the start, shooting just 31 percent from the field, and lost at Golden State at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, 117-91 on Monday night. The Thunder’s top two players both had trouble knocking down shots. Kevin Durant was just 3-for-16 from the field, while Russell Westbrook was 5-for-21. Westbrook led OKC with 22 points and added 7 rebounds and 5 assists. Durant had 14 points and 10 rebounds. The Thunder made […]

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    Sooners Roll To Historic Rout At Texas

    Oklahoma’s 16th-ranked men’s basketball team blitzed #10 Texas from the start, rolling to a 70-49 win at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas on Monday  night. The Sooners led by as many as 28 points, and held the Longhorns to just 14 first half points, the fewest UT has ever scored in a Big 12 game. OU’s 21-point win matched their biggest win ever in Austin, and matched the worst home loss for Texas under head coach Rick Barnes. Five […]

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    State Trio Earns Big 12 Honors

    The Big 12 conference announced its weekly men’s and women’s basketball honors on Monday, January 5, and three players from the state of Oklahoma were honored. Oklahoma State guard Phil Forte was named the conference’s men’s Player of the Week. Forte averaged 20.5 points a game and made 6-of-12 from three-point range in OSU’s wins over Missouri and Kansas State last week. It’s the first time Forte has earned a Big 12 weekly honor. Oklahoma’s TaShawn Thomas is the Big […]

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    Sooner Trio Leads OU to Win in Big 12 Opener

    Oklahoma’s 18th-ranked men’s basketball team opened Big 12 conference play with a 73-63 win over number 22 Baylor on Saturday at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman. The Sooners held Baylor to just 37 percent field goal shooting, including a 29 percent mark in the second half, when the Bears went more than 7 and a half minutes without a made basket. Three Sooners accounted for 63 of OU’s 73 points. TaShawn Thomas  led OU with 24 points and added […]

  • Cowboys Hold Off Huskies to Win Cactus Bowl

    Oklahoma State got a couple of key offensive plays from defensive lineman James Castleman and used a strong first half to beat Washington 30-22 in  the Ticket City Cactus Bowl in Tempe, Arizona, on Friday night. The Cowboys took the opening possession and marched 84 yards in 11 plays, helped by a Mason Rudolph 30-yard completion to David Glidden. That set up OSU’s unique touchdown, a direct snap to Cowboy defensive lineman James Castleman, who bulled his way into the end zone from […]