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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.


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    Cowboys Win Big 12 Wrestling Honors

    Oklahoma State’s wrestling program picked up a pair of honors from the Big 12 Conference on Tuesday, April 19. OSU head coach John Smith was named the Big 12 Coach of the Year, while Alex Dieringer was named the Big 12 Wrestler of the Year. Smith led the Cowboys to their 50th conference championship a second place finish at the NCAA Championships. It’s the fourth straight year Smith has won the honor, and the 13th time in 20 seasons. Dieringer […]

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    OU and OSU Baseball and Softball Results For Friday

    The Oklahoma and Oklahoma State baseball and softball teams were all in action on Friday night, April 8, in the first of three-game Big 12 series. Oklahoma’s baseball team beat Baylor 4-3, as Renae Martinez laid down a bunt to score Sheldon Neuse with the winning run in the bottom of the 9th. The Sooners and  Bears continue the series at 5:00 Saturday, April 9. Oklahoma State’s baseball team lost to  Texas Tech 5-1. The Cowboys got a run in […]

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    Sooners Get Ready for Spring Game By Showing Off Stadium Progress

    Oklahoma will wrap up spring football practice with the Red-White Game on Saturday, April 9, with a 2:00 start on Owen Field. Sooner fans will get a good look at the progress on the expansion of the stadium, which will have the entire south end bowled in when completed in time for next season. OU held a stadium topping event on Friday, with OU president David Boren, athletic director Joe Castiglione, head coach Bob Stoops, and quarterback Baker Mayfield all […]

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    Two More Awards for Buddy Hield, Now Consensus Player of Year

    Oklahoma guard Buddy Hield added two more awards to his growing list on Friday night, April 8, in Los Angeles. Hield was named the winner of the John R. Wooden Award as the national player of the year, and also won the Jerry West Award as the nation’s top shooting guard. Hield’s Wooden Award win goes with four other national player of the year honors he has received:  Sporting News, CBS, Naismith Award, and USBWA Oscar Robertson Trophy. The Wooden […]

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    Former OU Star Suspended Four Games By NFL

    Former Oklahoma defensive back Aaron Colvin has been suspended for four games by the National Football League for violating the league’s substance abuse policy on performance enhancing drugs. Colvin is a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars and is entering his third season. He’ll have to sit out the first four games of the 2016 season. Colvin tweeted an apology on Friday afternoon, April 8: “I made a mistake and will take responsibility for it.  I apologize to my family, the […]

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    Thunder Bury The Nuggets To Clinch #3 Seed for Playoffs

    Russell Westbrook recorded his 17th triple double of the season, and his third of the year against the Denver Nuggets, as the Oklahoma City Thunder cruised to a 124-102 win over Denver on Tuesday night, April 5, at the Pepsi Center in Denver. The win clinched the #3 seed for the Thunder in the NBA’s Western Conference playoffs. Westbrook had 13 points, 14 rebounds, and 12 assists to match Magic Johnson for the most triple doubles in a season in […]

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    Report: Travis Ford to become new Saint Louis coach

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch is reporting former Oklahoma State head men’s basketball coach Travis Ford will be named the new head coach at Saint Louis University. Ford was fired as the Cowboys head coach after eight seasons in Stillwater. Ford will replace Jim Crews, who was fired as the Billikens head coach earlier this month.  

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    With Durant and Ibaka Resting, Thunder Streak Ends in Detroit

    With starters Kevin Durant and Serge Ibaka not playing due to rest, the Oklahoma City Thunder had their eight-game winning streak snapped with an 88-82 loss to the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night, March 29, at the Palace of Auburn Hills, Michigan. The Thunder started Kyle Singler and Dion Waiters in place of Durant and Ibaka, and Josh Huestis got some first half playing time, scoring five points on a dunk and a 3-pointer. OKC led 48-46 at halftime, but […]

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    Another SI Cover, More Honors for Sooner Star Buddy Hield

    Oklahoma senior guard Buddy Hield had several more honors come in on Tuesday, March 29, including his second appearance on the cover of Sports Illustrated in the last three weeks. Hield is on SI with a picture of him shooting over an Oregon defender in the West Regional Final in Anaheim last weekend. The headline reads:  Buddy Hield:  Baller;  The Experience Rolls Into the Final Four Hield was also named to another All-America team, named a first team All-American by […]

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    Thunder Roll Reaches Eight in Rout of Raptors

    The Oklahoma City Thunder won their eighth straight game on Monday night, March 28, routing Toronto 119-100, in Toronto, Ontario. The Thunder led almost the entire game, taking charge with an 11-0 run early in the second quarter after the Raptors had taken a 31-30 lead. OKC led by 13 at halftime, 61-48, then took control in the third quarter to build a 25-point lead after three quarters, 97-72. Kevin Durant led all scorers with 34 points, hitting three 3-pointers, […]

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    Sooners Get Set for Final Four, Hield Gets More Honors

    Oklahoma’s men’s basketball team will play in their fifth Final Four this weekend in Houston, when the Sooners face Villanova in the national semifinals on Saturday at 5:00. The Sooners were back at practice on Monday, March 28, at the Lloyd Noble Center, as they prepare for a Villanova team they beat 78-55 in Hawaii last December 7. This will be OU’s first Final Four appearance since 2002, and head coach Lon Kruger is making sure his players enjoy the […]