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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
  • Barons Say Goodbye to OKC After Five Seasons

    The Oklahoma City Barons played their final game on Wednesday night, May 20, in a 1-0 loss to Utica in Game 7 of the American Hockey League Western Conference Semifinals. The team is moving to Bakersfield, California, next season after five years in OKC. Dylan Buckingham reports on the Barons’ thoughts on leaving Oklahoma City.  

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    Two in 9th Sends Sooners to Bedlam Battle Saturday

    Oklahoma’s baseball team scored two runs in the top of the 9th inning beat Kansas State 3-1 in an elimination game of the Big 12 Tournament Friday night at OneOK Field in Tulsa. The Sooners win sets up a matchup with Oklahoma State on Saturday at 12:30. With the game tied 1-1, Robert Tasin hit a bouncing ball up the middle for an infield single that scored Kolbey Carpenter from third base to give OU a 2-1 lead. Tasin scored later […]

  • Marques Haynes

    Harlem Globetrotter Legend and Oklahoma Native Marques Haynes Dies at 89

    One of the greatest ballhandlers in the history of basketball, Oklahoma native Marques Haynes died on Friday, May 22, at the age of 89. Haynes was a member of the famed Harlem Globetrotters and became famous for his dribbling ability, which would baffle opponents and entertain fans for decades. Haynes was born in Sand Springs, and attended Langston University in the 1940’s. It was a member of the Langston Lions when Haynes first drew attention from the Globetrotters. Langston played […]

  • Antonio Smith

    OKC Native and Former OSU Star Investigated for Child Abuse

    Former John Marshall High School and Oklahoma State defensive lineman Antonio Smith is being investigated on charges of child abuse in Texas. The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s office says the allegations are “sexual in nature.” The sheriff’s office first received a complaint in November about Smith and forwarded their report to the district attorney in February. Smith is in his first year with the Denver Broncos after an 11-year NFL career, including last season with the Oakland Raiders. Smith has […]

  • ‘When you hear it’s cancer, it just takes your breath away,’ The voice of OSU talks about his battle

    Oklahoma State athletics has featured legendary coaches like Iba, Sutton, Smith, and Ward, as well as athletes like Kurland, Fenimore, Sanders, and Incaviglia. But “the voice” of OSU sports, the man most people in Stillwater hear, but many don’t see. And he’s currently in the biggest fight of his young life. Bob Barry, Jr. reports on the public address announcer for Cowboy sports, Larry  Reece. “Ladies and Gentlemen…it’s a great day in Stillwater, Oklahoma.  Are you ready for Cowboy football?” Oh, that […]

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    Paige Parker One of Three Finalists for Freshman of the Year

    Oklahoma pitcher Paige Parker has been named one of three finalists for the first ever softball National Freshman of the Year, sponsored by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association. Parker is joined by Oregon’s Jenna Lilley and Alabama’s Alexis Osorio. Parker has had one of the best freshman seasons in Sooners history, going 27-5 with a 1.49 earned run average, and striking out 211. She’s also been very good at the plate, hitting .406, with 9 home runs and 42 runs batted in. Parker […]

  • Scott Brooks

    Report: Scott Brooks Likely to Take Year Off from Coaching

    A report by Yahoo! Sports indicates former Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks is passing on interviews, and will likely take next season off from coaching in the NBA. The report cited anonymous league sources, who say Brooks wants to coach again, but wants to look into television opportunities and reconnect with his family in California. The 49-year-old Brooks was named NBA Coach of the Year in 2010, and led the Thunder to three appearances in the NBA Western Conference […]

  • Tony Allen

    Former OSU Star Named First Team All-Defense in NBA

    Former Oklahoma State guard Tony Allen has been named to the NBA’s All-Defensive first team. The Memphis Grizzlies guard received the third most votes, and was joined on the first team by DeAndre Jordan of the L.A. Clippers, Draymond Green of Golden State, Kawhi Leonard of San Antonio, and Chris Paul of the L.A. Clippers. This is the third time Allen has been first team all-defense;  he was also first team in 2011-12 and 2012-13. Allen was second team all-defense in 2010-11. Memphis’ […]

  • K.J. Young

    K.J. Young Dismissed From Sooner Squad

    Oklahoma sophomore wide receiver K.J. Young has been dismissed from the team violating team rules. Young was expected to get increased playing time next season after seeing limited action as a redshirt freshman in 2014, when he caught 19 passes for 215 yards and one touchdown. Young is the second Sooner offensive skill player in the last week to leave the team, after running back Keith Ford announced he is transferring from Oklahoma.  

  • Johnny Bench Honored in Binger

    Baseball Hall of Famer Johnny Bench was back in his hometown of Binger, Oklahoma, on Sunday, 50 years after leaving to pursue one of the greatest careers in the the history of baseball. Bench had his #5 jersey retired by Binger-Oney High School, which in Bench’s days was just Binger High School. He also signed autographs and was there to help raise funds for Binger-Oney’s baseball team. Bench was drafted in the second round by the Cincinnati Reds in 1965, and went on to […]

  • Paige Parker

    Paige Parker Leads Sooner Softball To Regional Title

    Oklahoma freshman pitcher Paige Parker did it in the pitching circle and with the bat in her hands, leading the Sooners to a 2-0 win over Texas A&M in the championship game of the NCAA regional at Marita Hynes Field in Norman on  Sunday afternoon. Parker pitched a complete game shutout against the Aggies, giving up just three hits and striking out seven, and drove home the first run of the game on an RBI single to score Erin Miller […]