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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
  • Tribute to a Legend at Millwood and Edlam Highlight High School Hoops

    With the playoffs starting in small schools, and coming up in a week and two weeks for the larger schools, high school basketball is coming up on the most important time of the season. At Millwood, long-time coach Varyl Franklin coached his final regular season home game on Friday night, as the Falcons hosted rival  Douglass. Franklin has coached for 45 years at Millwood, 40 as head coach, with 13 state championships. Many of his former players came back to […]

  • Without Russ and Melo, Thunder Lose at Lakers

    With both Russell Westbrook and Carmelo Anthony out with sprained ankles, the Oklahoma City Thunder lost 106-81 to the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. OKC got off to quick start behind Paul George, who had 29 points and hit five 3-pointers. The Thunder led by as many as nine points in the first quarter, then the Lakers started to heat up, and by the end of the quarter, led 30-27. L.A. never […]

  • Second National Signing Day Finishes Off OU, OSU Classes

    Oklahoma and Oklahoma State both finished off their 2018 signing classes on Wednesday, the second national signing day of the off season. Oklahoma signed three scholarship players and two preferred walk-ons, the twin sons of former OU head coach Bob Stoops. Drake and Isaac Stoops both had scholarship offers, but decided to walk on instead for the Sooners, where their father led the program for 18 seasons. The Stoops twins played wide receiver and defensive back at Norman North. OU’s […]

  • Thunder End 4-Game Losing Streak With Rout of Warriors

    The Oklahoma City Thunder put an end to two losing streaks on Tuesday night, beating Golden State 125-105 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. OKC stopped their four-game losing streak and ended a seven-game losing streak to the Warriors in Oakland. The Thunder never trailed, 7-0 and 9-0 runs in the first quarter to build a 42-30 lead after the first quarter. The lead was 13 at halftime and continued to grow in the third quarter, with the Thunder leading […]

  • Cowboys Lose at Home, Swept by Baylor

    Oklahoma  State’s men’s basketball team couldn’t follow up their big win over Kansas with their first back-to-back wins in Big 12 play, losing at home to Baylor 67-56 on Tuesday night at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater. Baylor shot 54 percent from the field and went on a 16-0 run spanning the two halves to take the lead for good and complete a season sweep of the Cowboys. OSU led most of the first half, and were up 30-28 after a […]

  • Cowboys Get Graduate Transfer QB from Hawaii

    Oklahoma State will have a new quarterback on campus next fall. Dru Brown announced via Twitter he is transferring from Hawaii to OSU, and as a graduate transfer will be eligible immediately to play for the Cowboys next season. Brown started the last two years at quarterback for Hawaii. Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.Matthew 7:7 Grateful for the opportunity to play for Oklahoma […]

  • Thunder Lose Fourth Straight as Lakers Win in OKC

    The Oklahoma City Thunder lost their fourth straight game on Sunday, falling 108-104 to the Los Angeles Lakers at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. In a close game all the way, the Lakers led most of the way, building a double digit lead at some points, then holding off a late Thunder rally to win for the first time in three tries this year against OKC. The Thunder gave up 13 three-pointers to the Lakers, who had six players, including […]

  • Eagles Beat Patriots for First Super Bowl Title

    The Philadelphia Eagles won their first NFL championship since 1960, beating the New England Patriots 41-33 in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Philadelphia got the ball first and marched to a 25-yard field goal by Jake Elliott to take a 3-0 lead with 7:55 to play in the first quarter. New England responded with a similar drive, failing to convert a 3rd and 4 inside the Eagles’ 10, and settling for a Stephen Gostkowski 26-yard […]

  • Signing Day Flashback 2014: Bountiful Classes for Sooners and Cowboys

    With national signing day set for next Wednesday, it’s time for KFOR’s annual look back at the signing classes for Oklahoma and Oklahoma State from four years ago. Both the Sooners and Cowboys produced a load of talent, especially on the offensive side of the ball. Three players are already in the NFL in running backs Joe Mixon and Samaje Perine of OU, and running back/wide receiver Tyreek Hill of OSU. More are bound to make the pros later this […]

  • Sluggish Second Half vs. Pelicans Leads to Thunder’s Third Straight Loss

    The Oklahoma City Thunder couldn’t hold a double digit first half lead, and fell behind in the third quarter, never able to regain the lead in a 114-100 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. The Pelicans outscored OKC by 18 in the second half, and shot 51 percent from the field for the game and hit 13 three-pointers. Anthony Davis led New Orleans with 43 points and added 10 rebounds. Russell […]

  • Gary Harris’ Buzzer-Beater Leads Nuggets to Win Over Thunder

    Gary Harris hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to lead the Denver Nuggets to a 127-124 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder Thursday night at the Pepsi Center in Denver. with 1.4 seconds left, Harris caught an inbounds pass from Nikola Jokic and drained the three to break the first tie of the game, created just moments earlier. Paul George had hit a three-pointer to tie the game at 124,  part of his game high 43 points that helped the […]