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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
  • Thunder Roll Past 76ers To Close Homestand

    The Oklahoma City Thunder opened the second half on a 15-2 run to blow the game open and cruise to a 122-97 over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. Russell Westbrook recorded his 35th triple double of the season, earning it in less than three quarters, with 18 points, 11 rebounds, and 14 assists to lead OKC to the win and improve to 8-0 against the 76ers at home. Enes Kanter led the Thunder […]

  • OSU Coach Mike Gundy Talks Rattlesnakes

    Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy met with the media Wednesday before the Cowboys held another spring practice. Gundy talked about the Cowboys, but he also talked about going on a recent rattlesnake hunt, educating the media on how it all works.    

  • OSU’s Dean Heil Named Big 12 Wrestler of the Year

    Oklahoma State’s Dean Heil was named the Big 12 Wrestler of the Year on Wednesday. Heil went 32-0 in his recently completed junior season, winning his second straight NCAA individual championship and his third straight Big 12 title. Heil is the second straight Cowboy to win the award, joining Alex Dieringer, who won the inaugural award last season.  

  • Russell Westbrook Talks Rest, MVP Race

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook spoke with the media on Wednesday morning at the Thunder’s practice facility, addressing several topics. One of those was the growing trend of teams to rest their stars for games, and he also talked about the possibility of averaging a triple double and how that might affect his chances to win the NBA Most Valuable Player Award.  

  • Cowboys Take Round One of Bedlam Baseball

    Oklahoma State got three early runs and held on to beat Oklahoma 4-3 in the first Bedlam baseball game of the season on Tuesday night at Reynolds Stadium in Stillwater. OSU got the scoring started with a solo home run by Colin Simpson in the second inning, then added two more runs in the third inning on an RBI single by Ryan Sluder and a sacrifice fly by Garrett Benge. Oklahoma got on the board in the fourth inning on […]

  • OCU Women Win NAIA National Championship

    The Oklahoma City University women’s basketball team won its record 9th NAIA national championship on Tuesday night, beating Lewis & Clark State 73-66 in the championship game in Billings, Montana. Daniela Wallen led the Stars with 25 points, and Daniela Galindo added 19 points. Wallen was named the tournament’s most outstanding player. OCU is coached by former OU player and assistant women’s coach Bo Overton, who’s in his second season as the Stars head coach.  

  • OU’s Baker Mayfield Apologizes for Arrest Again in Media Gathering

    Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield met with the media on Tuesday for the first time since his arrest on February 25 in Arkansas on charges of public intoxication, disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest. Mayfield issued an apology for his arrest via social media a few days after the arrest, but had not spoken to the media since then. OU held their first spring football practice on Tuesday, and Mayfield addressed the arrest with reporters afterwards.  

  • Reports: OSU’s Jawun Evans Turning Pro

    Multiple reports out Tuesday indicate Oklahoma State guard Jawun Evans has decided to turn pro and will enter his name in the NBA Draft. Some reports say Evans has signed with an agent and will keep his name in the Draft regardless. Evans averaged over 19 points a game last season for the Cowboys as a sophomore. Evans had indicated previously he was leaning towards returning to OSU, but since that time, head coach Brad Underwood departed to take the […]

  • Sooners Meet Washington in Seattle for Trip to OKC

    Oklahoma’s women’s basketball team will have to win a true road game in the second round of the NCAA Tournament to earn a spot in the Sweet 16 in the Oklahoma City Regional in the NCAA Tournament. The Sooners face third seeded Washington in the second round on Monday at 8:00 pm central time at Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle, Washington. It will be the third straight year OU has played the Huskies, having beaten them in Norman two years […]

  • Sooner Women Prepare for Virtual Road Game in NCAA Tournament

    .@OU_WBBall coach Sherri Coale on #Sooners opponent Saturday, Gonzaga. pic.twitter.com/DmeCkrZOpV — SoonerSportsNetwork (@OUontheAir) March 17, 2017 .@OU_WBBall coach Sherri Coale on playing in front of partisan crowds in Seattle. #Sooners face Gonzaga Sat. pic.twitter.com/Qt9PzosHgP — SoonerSportsNetwork (@OUontheAir) March 17, 2017 #Sooners guard Maddie Manning on having played in Seattle last year. OU faces Gonzaga Saturday in #NCAATournament pic.twitter.com/1KL41TBZgz — SoonerSportsNetwork (@OUontheAir) March 17, 2017 #Sooners guard Gioya Carter on two weeks of practice leading up to #NCAATournament. pic.twitter.com/mugMWWjG4j — SoonerSportsNetwork […]

  • UCO Hockey Wins Second National Championship

    The University of Central Oklahoma returned to Edmond on Wednesday as national champions for the second time in the last three years. UCO won the American Collegiate Hockey Association national championship on Tuesday night in Columbus, Ohio, with a 3-0 win over Ohio University.