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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
  • Westbrook Sparks Late Thunder Rally to Beat Mavericks

    Russell Westbrook scored 16 of the Oklahoma City Thunder’s final 18 points and led a 14-0 OKC run to rally to beat the Dallas Mavericks 92-91 on Monday night at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Westbrook had his 37th triple double, with 37 points, 13 rebounds, and 10 assists, but saved his best part of the game for the end. The Thunder trailed by 15 points at halftime and by 14 in the fourth quarter. With Dallas leading 91-78 […]

  • OSU Names Mike Boynton as New Head Basketball Coach

    Oklahoma State announced on Friday they have named Mike Boynton as their new head men’s basketball coach. Boynton had been an assistant coach on Brad Underwood’s staff last season, and was on Underwood’s staff at Stephen F. Austin for three seasons before coming to OSU. Boynton was also an assistant coach at South Carolina from 2008-2013. Boynton played for the Gamecocks from 2001 to 2004. He has also been an assistant coach at Wofford,  Coastal Carolina, and Furman. Boynton replaces […]

  • Russell Westbrook Holds Annual Charity Bowling Event

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook held his annual charity bowling event on Friday night in Edmond. Westbrook hosted his seventh annual Why Not? Foundation bowling event, which is dedicated to support community based education and family service programs while encouraging youth to believe in themselves. Several of Westbrook’s Thunder teammates were there to support the cause and bowl a few frames.  

  • Former Sooner Star Now Coaching, Back in OKC At Regional

    Former Oklahoma guard Dionnah Jackson was a do-everything player for the Sooners, and now she’s doing it all as an assistant coach for Mississippi State, one of the top women’s basketball teams in the country, and competing in the Oklahoma City Regional in the NCAA Women’s Tournament. Jackson is now Jackson-Durrett after getting married last fall, and in her second season as an assistant with the Bulldogs. Jackson-Durrett says she first figured out she wanted to be a coach as […]

  • OSU’s Jeffrey Carroll Will Test Pro Waters

    Oklahoma State swingman Jeffrey Carroll has decided to enter his name to be eligible for the NBA Draft, but says he will not hire an agent. If Carroll does not get drafted, but does not sign with an agent, he can return to OSU for his senior season without losing any eligibility. Carroll made the announcement on OSU’s athletics website on Friday. “First off, I want to thank all of the fans who have reached out to me this season,” […]

  • Baylor Women in OKC For Regional

    The Baylor Lady Bears are back in Oklahoma City for an NCAA regional. The Bears will face Louisville at about 8:30 pm on Friday night at Chesapeake Arena in the Oklahoma City Regional semifinals. Four years ago, Louisville upset the regining national champions of Baylor in the same round in the same building.  

  • NCAA Career Scoring Leader in OKC For Women’s Regional

    Washington guard Kelsey Plum has the NCAA career and single season record holder for scoring, and she’s trying to lead her Huskies back to the Final Four for the second year in row. Washington is one of the four teams in the Oklahoma City Regional of the NCAA Women’s Tournament this weekend. Washington will play Mississippi State at 6:00 pm on Friday, March 24 in the first of two regional semifinals. Plum has been getting a lot of attention this […]

  • Former Sooner Back in OKC for NCAA Women’s Regional

    Oklahoma’s women’s basketball team may not be among the teams competing in the Oklahoma City Regional of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament, but the Sooners will have some representation. Former OU guard Dionnah Jackson is an assistant coach for Mississippi State, who will face Washington in the regional semifinals on Friday night, March 24, at 6:00 pm. Jackson is in her second season as an assistant coach for the Bulldogs, who are ranked 7th in the nation and seeded second […]

  • 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.