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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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    Kevin Durant Selected for Oklahoma Hall of Fame

    Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant has endured a tough last eight months, battling injuries that kept him out most of the 2014-15 season, but on Thursday, June 11, Durant got some good news. Durant has been selected for induction into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame. Durant is one of eight members of the Hall of Fame class of 2015, which will officially be inducted in Tulsa on November 19. The Oklahoma Hall of Fame’s website has this entry for […]

  • Serge Ibaka on Billy Donovan: “I’m Going to Support Him”

    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka was at a Thunder youth basketball camp on Friday, helping coach about 40 campers ages 10 through 16 at the Santa Fe Family Life Center. Ibaka paused to talk with the media briefly, and was asked his reaction to the team hiring Billy Donovan as the new head coach. Ibaka said “he’s a good guy, a very good guy.    He’s smart.   I’m going to support him like the organization.    The players are going to support him. […]

  • Another Bad 8th Inning Eliminates Cowboys

    Oklahoma State’s baseball team had another bad eighth inning and it was the Cowboys’ demise in a 2-1 loss to St. John’s that eliminated OSU from the NCAA regional at Reynolds Stadium in Stillwater on Sunday. St. John’s scored two runs in the 8th inning to take the lead. Down 1-0, the Red Storm tied it when Robert Wayman singled in Robbie Knightes to make it 1-1. They then took the lead when Michael Donadio singled in Alex Caruso to take […]

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    Three Sooner Softball Players Named to All-America Team

    Three Oklahoma softball players were named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-America team on Wednesday, May 27. Both senior first baseman Lauren Chamberlain and senior shortstop/pitcher Shelby Pendley were named to the first team, while freshman pitcher Paige Parker was named second team. Chamberlain joins Keilani Ricketts as the only Sooner players to be a four-time All-American, and the only other besides Ricketts to be a three-time first team All-American. Pendley is a three-time All-American, and on the first team for the second time. […]

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    OU’s Paige Parker Named National Freshman of the Year

    Oklahoma pitcher Paige Parker was named the National Freshman of the Year by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association on Tuesday night, May 26. Parker wins the inaugural award after a season in which she went 28-7 with a 1.65 earned run average, leading the Sooners to a super regional, where they fell one win short of the Women’s College World Series. In 217 innings pitched, she struck out 224, and walked just 57. Parker also became just the third pitcher in NCAA […]

  • OSU Baseball to Host NCAA Regional

    Oklahoma State’s baseball team found out Sunday night they will host an NCAA regional at Reynolds Stadium in Stillwater. On Monday, the Cowboys found out who will be joining them in the four-team regional. Oklahoma State will play St. John’s at 6:00 pm on Friday at Reynolds Stadium. The other first round game will match #2 seed Arkansas against #3 seed Oral Roberts at noon. The four team regional is double elimination, with the winner advancing to a super regional. […]

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    Cowboy Errors Open Door for Longhorns to Take Big 12 Tournament

    Oklahoma State’s baseball team committed three errors in a costly five-run Texas 8th inning that gave the Longhorns the lead for good on their way to a 6-3 win over the Cowboys in the Big 12 Baseball Tournament Championship Game on Sunday at OneOK Field in Tulsa. Three Cowboy errors in the 8th allowed Texas to tie it, then with the bases loaded, Zane Gurwitz singled down the right field line to score C.J. Hinojosa and Tres Barerra, giving the Longhorns a 4-2 […]

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    The Tide Is In: Grand Slam Sends Alabama Past Oklahoma in Super Regional

    Alabama’s Marisa Runyon hit a grand slam in the bottom of the 6th inning to give the Crimson Tide the lead on their way to a 5-3 win over Oklahoma in Game 3 of the NCAA softball super regional in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, on Saturday night. The home run was the final big blow in a game of significant home runs, and was the key play that ended the Sooners’ season and sent the Crimson Tide to the Women’s College World […]

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    Alabama Shuts Out Sooners, Forces Third Game in Super Regional

    Alabama got a two-run home run from Jadyn Spencer in the third inning to provide the Crimson Tide with all the offense they needed in a 2-0 win over Oklahoma’s softball team in Game 2 of the NCAA super regional in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, on Saturday. Alabama freshman pitcher Alexis Osorio held the Sooners to just one hit as the Tide evened the series and forced the decisive Game 3 to determine who will advance to the Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma […]

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    Cowboys Oust Sooners to Make Big 12 Tourney Title Game

    Oklahoma State got two early runs, and kept Oklahoma’s offense in check on their way to a 5-1 win at the Big 12 Baseball Tournament at OneOK Field in Tulsa on Saturday afternoon. The Cowboys advance to the championship game to play Texas at noon on Sunday. OSU got two runs in the second inning, the first coming when Dustin Williams scored from third base after a wild pitch by OU pitcher Corey Copping. Bryan Case then grounded out, allowing Tim […]

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    Late Sooners Rally Powers OU Past Alabama in Super Regional

    Oklahoma’s softball team scored five runs in the 6th inning to come from behind and beat Alabama 5-2  in Game 1 of the NCAA super regional in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on Friday night. The Sooners had not gotten a hit against Alabama freshman pitcher Alexis Osorio through five innings, but trailing 2-0, exploded for five runs in the sixth inning to win it. The inning started with a pinch hit single up the middle by Callie Parsons. NCAA career home run […]