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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.


Recent Articles
  • A Military Man Plays in the National Championship

    A key word in the name U.S. Senior Open is “open.” The tournament is open to any over 50 who can qualify, and Mark Gardiner did just that. Gardiner is a former Air Force Master Sergeant making his Champions Tour debut at the U.S. Senior Open at Oak Tree National in Edmond this week. Dylan Buckingham reports.  

  • Tway At Home for the U.S. Senior Open

    The Oak Tree Gang will get to sleep in their own beds this week at the U.S. Senior Open. One of those will be Bob Tway, the 1986 PGA Champion who played the ’88 PGA at Oak Tree, and now gets to play a major on his home course on the Champions Tour. Tway’s son Kevin is now following in his father’s footsteps on the PGA Tour. Dylan Buckingham reports from Oak Tree National in Edmond.  

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    Report: Westbrook Withdraws from USA Basketball Roster

    Yahoo Sports is reporting Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook has withdrawn from USA Basketball’s roster for the World Cup in Spain this summer. Westbrook has been a part of the 2010 World Championship and 2012 Olympic team for USA Basketball. After three knee surgeries in less than a year, Westbrook reportedly decided to pass on what would be a two-month commitment to USA Basketball. The World Cup is in September in Spain.  

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    Thunder Get First Summer League Win

    The Oklahoma City Thunder got a game high 26 points from Jeremy Lamb on their way to their first win in the NBA Summer League in Orlando, beating Brooklyn 98-84. The Thunder forced 26 Nets turnovers on their way to the win, and had all five starters in double figures. Top draft pick Mitch McGary had 18 points and 13 rebounds, and got the start with Steven Adams sitting out the game to rest. Mario Little added 14 points, Marcus […]

  • Morgan a Crowd Favorite As Career Winds Down at Oak Tree

    Dr. Gil Morgan has had one of the most successful Champions Tour careers ever, winning 25 times, the third most wins in tour history. He’ll be back on his home course this week at the U.S. Senior Open at Oak Tree National in Edmond. At 67, he’s no longer among the favorites to win, but he is a crowd favorite, and will be sure to attract large galleries during the most prestigious event on the Champions Tour. Dylan Buckingham reports […]

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    Thunder Sit Two Players, Lose to 76ers in Summer League

    The Oklahoma City Thunder didn’t play two of their key players, losing to Philadelphia 84-73 at the NBA Summer League in Orlando on Sunday. Guard Jeremy Lamb and newly acquired forward Mitch McGary were rested, and did not play in the game. The Thunder were sluggish offensively, making just 37 percent from the field, and were just 5 of 23 from three-point range. Former Kansas Jayhawk Mario Little had 18 points to lead the Thunder, while three other Thunder players had […]

  • Doug Tewell’s Tour of Oak Tree: Back Nine

    With the U.S. Senior Open coming to Oak Tree National in Edmond, KFOR is giving viewers a tour of the 18 holes the golfers will be playing. Doug Tewell, an Oak Tree resident and former pro golfer, goes through all the holes, showing us what to watch out for and what golfers will need to do to succeed in the U.S. Senior Open. In this segment, Tewell goes through the back nine.  

  • Doug Tewell’s Tour of Oak Tree: Front Nine

    The U.S. Senior Open starts practice rounds on Monday at Oak Tree National in Edmond, with the first round on Thursday. Oak Tree resident and former pro golfer Doug Tewell gave KFOR a tour of the 18 holes, showing us what to look out for and what golfers will have to do to succeed at the U.S. Senior Open. In this segment, Tewell gives us a tour of the first nine holes.    

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    New Thunder Players Make Debut in Summer League

    The Oklahoma City Thunder played their opening game in the NBA Summer League in Orlando on Saturday, losing 84-63 to the Memphis Grizzlies. It was the first chance for several newly acquired Thunder players to show off their skills. Top draft pick Mitch McGary had 8 points and 3 rebounds, just a few hours after the Thunder announced they had signed the 6-10 forward from Michigan. Another draft pick, Josh Huestis of Stanford, finished with two points, getting his lone […]

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    Thunder Sign Top Draft Pick

    The Oklahoma City Thunder announced they have signed their top draft pick, Michigan’s Mitch McGary. As per team policy, no terms were announced on McGary’s contract. He will make his Thunder debut in the NBA Summer League on Saturday in Orlando. McGary was the 21st overall pick in the first round of the NBA Draft. He averaged 7.8 points and 6.6 rebounds in two seasons with the Wolverines.  

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    Tee Times Released for U.S. Senior Open at Oak Tree

    The United States Golf Association released groupings and tee times for the first two rounds of the U.S. Senior Open, starting Thursday at Oak Tree National in Edmond. Two groupings stick out more than any others, and they’ll be playing back-to-back during the first two rounds. One group features a trio of previous winners at Oak Tree. It includes Jeff Sluman, winner of the 1988 PGA Championship at Oak Tree, with Jay Haas, winner of the 2006 Senior PGA Championship at Oak Tree, with […]