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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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    VIDEO: Kevin Durant Talks About His Foot Injury

    Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant spoke to the media Tuesday, Oct. 21 for the first time since suffering a fractured right foot that will keep him out of action for about two months. Durant wheeled into the news conference using a scooter that allows his right leg to rest while he moves forward using his left leg to propel himself. He says he’s already antsy to get back to playing, but won’t rush to get back. Durant says he […]

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    Stoops Finds a Bright Spot, Sooners Still Have a Lot Left

    After losing to Kansas State last Saturday in Norman, Oklahoma’s football team is now just 2-2 in the conference and more than likely out of the hunt for the Big 12 and national title. Sooner players know they have five games left to play in the regular season and anything can happen, similar to last year’s team that won Bedlam and then the Sugar Bowl over Alabama. While mistakes were the obvious reason for the loss to K-State, the OU  […]

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    Cowboys Hope They Learned Lessons From Last Year

    Oklahoma State’s men’s basketball team was expected to contend for the Big 12 title and maybe make a run at the Final Four before last season. The Cowboys never got close to either goal, as a key injury, a suspension to star Marcus Smart, and the lack of a strong post presence led to a tough season. Now OSU is without Smart and Markel Brown, both on NBA rosters now, and the expectations are much lower. OSU is picked to finish 8th […]

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    Cowboys Coach Says Walsh Probably Won’t Be Back This Season

    Oklahoma State head football coach Mike Gundy said Monday he doesn’t think injured quarterback J.W. Walsh will be able to play again this season. Walsh injured his right foot in OSU’s second game of the season against Missouri State on Sept. 9. He later had surgery and it was announced he would be out indefinitely. Gundy said Walsh would get out of his cast this week. Daxx Garman has replaced Walsh as the starting quarterback.  

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    OU Women Young and Eager to Achieve

    Oklahoma women’s basketball team is  picked to finish 5th in this year’s preseason Big 12 coaches poll. Not a lot is expected from the Sooners, who have a very young roster and lose three senior starters from last season. Last year’s year team was picked to win the conference, but were never in contention and barely made the NCAA Tournament. On Monday, OU head coach Sherri Coale said she thinks last year’s team under achieved, and they immediately set out […]

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    Cowgirls Lose Talent But Return Experience

    Oklahoma State women’s basketball team has steadily improved under head coach Jim Littell, and now the Cowgirls are looking to maintain their level of success. OSU is picked to finish 4th in the preseason Big 12 coaches poll, higher than in recent seasons. The Cowgirls lose talented point guard Tiffany Bias, but return several experienced starters, such as Brittney Martin, Liz Donohoe, and LaShawn Jones.  

  • Sooners Lose Two; Titles Seem Out of Reach

    After another loss to a team in purple, Oklahoma has two losses and their national title hopes appear doomed. Conference title hopes are in danger as well, with still five games left in the regular season. The Sooners are off this weekend, then resume their schedule with a visit to Iowa State on November 1. Bob Barry, Jr. reports from Norman.  

  • Cowboys Stunned by TCU’s Big Plays

    Oklahoma State’s football team had their five-game winning streak end Saturday with a 42-9 loss at TCU. The Cowboys knew they had to stop the Horned Frogs big plays, but they couldn’t do it early, as TCU scored on four plays of 20 yards or longer. Then in the second half, TCU scored on a pair of clock-eating drives to puncuate the rout. The loss was OSU’s worst since 2008, and a  young Cowboys team must try to regroup for this […]

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    Okies in the NFL, Week 7

    Three Oklahoma related players once again played significant roles in the Dallas Cowboys’ latest win. Former Sooner DeMarco Murray made history, becoming the first player to rush for at least 100 yards in the first seven games of a season. Murray had 128 yards rushing on 28 carries and scored on a 1-yard touchdown run in Dallas’ 31-21 win at home over the New York Giants. Former OSU receiver Dez Bryant had 9 catches for 151 yards, while former OSU kicker Dan […]

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    Thunder Get Rolled In Tulsa

    The Oklahoma City Thunder lost their third straight preseason game in a row on Sunday night, losing 112-94 to Minnesota at the BOK Center in Tulsa. The Thunder struggled shooting, hitting just 41 percent from the field and making only 5 of 23 from three point range. Turnovers were also an issue, with OKC committing 22 for the game. Perry Jones paced the Thunder with 21 points and 8 rebounds. Anthony Morrow added 14 points, but missed all five three-point […]

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    Sooners Slip in Polls, Cowboys Drop Out

    After losing to teams in purple on Saturday, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State’s football teams dropped in both major college football polls released on Sunday, Oct. 19. Oklahoma dropped six spots to 17th in the Associated Press poll, and seven notches in the coaches poll to 18th, following their home loss to Kansas State. Oklahoma State’s loss at TCU dropped the Cowboys out of both polls. OSU is the equivalent of 27th in the AP poll and 26th in the coaches poll. […]