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
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    Baylor Edges Cowboys, Stops OSU Win Streak

    Third-ranked Baylor survived a late 12-0 run by Oklahoma State to beat the Cowboys 72-69 on Wednesday night at Gallagher Iba Arena in Stillwater, ending OSU’s 5-game winning streak. Jawun Evans missed a three-pointer in the final seconds that could have tied it, then after OSU rebounded the miss, Phil Forte’s desperation three-point attempt at the buzzer was no good. The Bears went on a 17-6 run midway through the second half to apparently take control of the game, building […]

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    Thunder Lose Double Digit Lead and Game at Indiana

    The Oklahoma City Thunder led by 11 at halftime, but a poor third quarter allowed the Indiana Pacers to take the lead, and they held on to beat OKC 93-90 on Monday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. Russell Westbrook missed two three-point attempts in the final seven seconds that could have tied the game. Westbrook nearly had a triple double, falling one assist short, with 27 points, 18 rebounds, and 9 assists. The Thunder were outscored 32-18 […]

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    Oklahoma Sets Spring Football Game Kickoff

    The University of Oklahoma announced on Monday the kickoff time for the annual spring football game. OU’s spring football practice finale will be April 8 on Owen Field, with kickoff time set for 1:00 pm.  

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    OSU Freshman Named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week

    Oklahoma State freshman guard Lindy Waters was named the Big 12 men’s basketball Newcomer of the Week on Monday. Waters hit key three-pointers in OSU’s wins over Oklahoma and West Virginia last week. Waters made six of seven field goal attempts and made all five three-point attempts in the two games combined. It’s the first time Waters has won a Big 12 weekly award.  

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    Norman North Guard Gets Closer To College Decision

    Norman North guard Trae Young announced on Friday he will make the announcement of his college choice on February 16 at noon. Young has been sought after by dozens if not hundreds of colleges for several years, and has trimmed his finalists to six: ¬†Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Kansas, Kentucky, Texas Tech, and Washington. Nate Feken has been following Young’s career closely and talked to him recently as he winds down his senior season, gets ready for high school all-star games, […]

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    Russell Westbrook Run Finishes Win Over Memphis

    Russell Westbrook went on a personal 15-0 run to finish the game and had another triple-double, leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 114-102 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday night at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. Trailing 102-99, the Thunder scored the final 15 points, all from Westbrook, to end a 3-game losing streak. Westbrook hit two three-pointers, a layup, and knocked down seven free throws to finish the game off. Westbrook recorded his 25th triple double of […]

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    Report: Sooner RB Joe Mixon not invited to NFL Combine

    A report from USA Today on Friday said Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon did not get an invitation to the NFL Combine. The report cited anonymous sources, because the official invitation list has not been made public yet. Last year, the NFL told its teams it would not allow players with convictions for domestic violence, sexual assault or weapons offenses to participate in the combine. Given the past cases of domestic violence in recent years, the NFL clearly wants to […]

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    Cubs Pitcher Jon Lester in OKC for Warren Spahn Award

    Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester was in Oklahoma City on Thursday night to accept the Warren Spahn Award as Major League Baseball’s top left-handed pitcher. Lester was honored at a banquet at the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame. Lester helped the Cubs to their first World Series title in 108 years last season. He was second in the National League in both wins and earned run average. Lester was 19-5 last season with a 2.44 ERA, and had 197 strikeouts […]

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    Big 12 Preseason Baseball Poll Released

    The Big 12 baseball preseason coaches poll was released on Thursday, and TCU is the pick to win the league. Oklahoma State was picked to finish second and Oklahoma sixth. The season starts for the Cowboys and Sooners in two weeks. Here is the complete poll:   2017 BIG 12 PRESEASON COACHES’ POLL 1. TCU (8)* 64 2. Oklahoma State 54 3. Texas Tech 48 4. Texas 41 5. West Virginia (1) 40 6. Oklahoma 28 7. Baylor 26 8. […]

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    National Signing Day Produces Future Sooners, Cowboys

    Wednesday was national letter of intent signing day for high school football players. Oklahoma signed a class that’s ranked in the top 10 in the nation, inking 27 players from nine states, including six from the state of Oklahoma. Oklahoma State signed a class that’s ranked in the top 40 in the nation, signing 22 players from eight states and Canada, with four from the state of Oklahoma. OU head coach Bob Stoops and OSU head coach Mike Gundy both […]

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    Bulls Blowout Thunder in Return to OKC

    The Oklahoma City Thunder tipped off a month heavy with home games by getting blown out by the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night, losing 128-100 at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. OKC will play nine of their 11 games in the month of February at home, but the loss to the Bulls is the third straight for the Thunder after Enes Kanter suffered a broken right forearm. The lead changed hands many times in the first half before Chicago took […]