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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
  • Sooners and Cowboys Well Represented on Coaches All-Big 12 Teams

    Oklahoma earned four individual awards and had 12 players on the first two teams of the All-Big 12 teams released by the league’s coaches on Thursday. Oklahoma State had nine players on the two teams, and matched OU with six first team selections. Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield is the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year for the second time in three seasons. OU linebacker Ogbonnia Okoronkwo shared Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year honors with Malik Jefferson of […]

  • Mason Rudolph Wins Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award

    Oklahoma State senior quarterback Mason Rudolph was named the winner of the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award on Thursday. Rudolph leads the nation in terms of passing yards (4,553) and passing yards per game (379.4). He’s also the leader in points responsible for (270) and points responsible for per game (22.5). He ranks second in the FBS in total offense and total offense per game. “Winning the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award is a meaningful honor for me because this […]

  • Thunder Struggle Again on Road, Lose to Magic

    The Oklahoma City Thunder fell behind big in the fourth quarter and after a rally, still fell short in a 121-108 loss to the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. The Thunder lost their third straight game overall and seventh straight on the road, while the Magic snapped a nine-game losing streak. OKC fell behind by 22 points in the fourth quarter, and rallied a little, but the deficit was too much to overcome. […]

  • Cowboys Cruise Over Austin Peay

    Oklahoma State’s men’s basketball team used a balanced scoring attack and had four players in double figures in a 79-63 win over Austin Peay on Wednesday night at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater. Jeffrey Carroll led OSU with 17 points, as the Cowboys jumped to a big lead early and led 47-26 at halftime. The Governors came back to cut OSU’s lead to single digits in the second half, but the Cowboys hung on to win, shooting 49 percent from the […]

  • Baker Mayfield Finalist for Walter Camp Award

    Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield was named Wednesday as one of five finalists for the Walter Camp Award, which goes to the national player of the year. The other four finalists are Stanford’s Bryce Love, Penn State’s Saquon Barkley, Rasaad Penny of San Diego  State, and Louisville’s Lamar Jackson, who won the award last season. The winner will be named on December 7. Three previous Sooners have won the Camp Award:   Steve Owens in 1969, Billy Sims in 1978, and Josh […]

  • Baker Mayfield Part of OU Class for Senior Day Saturday

    Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield had an emotional news conference on Monday, after learning he had been stripped of his captain’s duties and would not start vs. West Virginia in OU’s regular season finale at 2:45 pm. It’s Senior Day, and for Mayfield and his fellow Sooner seniors, it’s the last chance to play a home game at Owen Field. Nikki Kay reports from Norman.  

  • Sooners Fall Short Against Arkansas in PK80 Opener

    In a fast paced game reminiscent of a matchup from the 1990s, Oklahoma’s men’s basketball team lost to Arkansas 92-83 in the opener of the PK80 Invitational in Portland, Oregon, on Thursday. Oklahoma led briefly twice in the first half, but for the most part was playing catchup to the Razorbacks, who were hot early from three-point range and finished the game 9-for-18 beyond the arc. The Sooners were never down by a large margin, but couldn’t quite erase the […]

  • Cowboys Prepare for Senior Day Saturday

    Oklahoma State’s football team will close the regular season this Saturday with an 11:00 am kickoff against Kansas at Boone Pickens Stadium. It will be Senior Day for the Cowboys in Stillwater, led by a special OSU senior who has made a major impact on the program. Nate Feken reports from Stillwater.

  • Thunder’s Big Three Leads Way in Win over Warriors

    The Oklahoma City Thunder’s “big three” players scored 76 of OKC’s 108 points in a 108-91 win over the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. In just his second game back in OKC as a member of the Warriors, former Thunder star Kevin Durant had 21 points and made three 3-pointers, and was booed every time he touched the ball. Russell Westbrook fueled the crowd even more by nearly recording a triple double. Westbrook […]

  • Sooners Clinch Big 12 Title Game Spot, One Game Left in Regular Season

    Oklahoma’s football team achieved one of their goals on Saturday in a 41-3 rout of Kansas, and that was to make the Big 12 Championship Game. The Sooners still want to win it, and to stay in the hunt for the College Football Playoff, they’ll need a win over West Virginia in the regular season finale on Saturday at 2:45 pm. Nate Feken reports from Lawrence, Kansas.

  • Cowboys Regroup After Kansas State Loss

    Oklahoma State’s football team saw their Big 12 Championship Game hopes vanish with a 45-40 loss to Kansas State on Saturday in Stillwater. OSU now looks ahead to finishing the regular season at home against Kansas this Saturday at 11:00 am. Dylan Buckingham reports from Stillwater.