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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.

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    March Madness Coming to Oklahoma in Near Future

    The NCAA announced preliminary round host sites for the men’s basketball tournament for 2016, 2017, and 2018 on Monday, Nov. 17, and a pair of Oklahoma venues will be hosting games. Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City will host first and second round games in 2016, while the BOK Center in Tulsa will host first and second round games in 2017. The dates for the OKC games are March 18th and 20th, while the Tulsa dates are March 17th and 19th. […]

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    OU Men Move Up, Cowgirls Stay Put in AP Rankings

    Oklahoma’s men’s basketball team moved up one spot to 18th in this week’s Associated Press top 25 poll. The Sooners beat Southeastern Louisiana 78-53 on Sunday in Norman in their season opener. Oklahoma State’s men are receiving some votes and are the equivalent of 38th in the rankings. The Cowboys are 2-0 after beating Southeastern Louisiana on Friday and Prairie View A&M on Sunday. In the women’s top 25 poll, Oklahoma State stayed where they were in the preseason poll […]

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    Sooner Guard Wins First Big 12 Honor of the Season

    Oklahoma guard Buddy Hield is the season’s first Big 12 men’s basketball Player of the Week. Hield scored 25 points and set a school record by making seven of seven from three-point range in the Sooners’ 78-53 win over Southeastern Louisiana on Sunday in Norman. Hield’s 7-for-7 performance beyond the arc matched the conference record for most three-pointers made in a game without a miss. The weekly honor is the first of Hield’s career. Oklahoma plays its first road game […]

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    Samaje Perine Earns Big 12 Honor

    Oklahoma running back Samaje Perine was named the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week on Monday, Nov. 17. Perine rushed for 213 yards on 25 carries and scored three touchdowns in the Sooners’ 42-30 win over Texas Tech last Saturday. It’s the second time this season Perine has won the weekly honor. He was also the offensive player of the week after rushing for 242 yards against West Virginia on Sept. 20. The honor was the fifth Big 12 weekly award […]

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    Cody Commands Sooners to Win at Texas Tech

    It wasn’t perfect, but Cody Thomas’ first career start at quarterback ended with the outcome Oklahoma wanted and needed Saturday at Texas Tech. Thomas led the Sooners to a 42-30 win over the Red Raiders, throwing for a touchdown and rushing for another, while getting a lot of help from the running game. Samaje Perine rushed for 213 yards and 3 touchdowns, and OU totaled 384 rushing yards as a team to get the Sooners back in the win column […]

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    Okies in the NFL, Week 11

    On a week with the Dallas Cowboys not playing there wasn’t a lot to report from Oklahomans in the NFL in Week 11. At New Orleans, Cincinnati beat the Saints 27-to-10. Former Sooner tight end Jermaine Gresham caught two touchdown passes of 12 yards and one yard for the victorious Bengals. Former Sooner receiver Kenny Stills had four catches for 32 yards and a nine-yard touchdown for the Saints. Tampa Bay beat Washington 27-to-7, and former Sooner defensive tackle Gerald […]

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    Thunder Fail to Launch At Home Against Rockets

    In the lowest-scoring game in Oklahoma City Thunder history, the Houston Rockets edged OKC 69-65 on Sunday night at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. Neither team could shoot over 30 percent from the field, both at 29 percent for the game. It was the first time neither team has shot at least 30 percent in an NBA game since 2003. The Thunder’s 65 points are the fewest they’ve scored in the Oklahoma City era, seven below the previous low of 72 against […]

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    Cowgirl Stars Shine in Win Over Texas Southern

    Oklahoma State’s 21st-ranked women’s basketball team got 27 points from Brittney Martin, leading four players in double figures in a 77-58 win over Texas Southern on Sunday night at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater. Martin made 10 of 14 shots for the Cowgirls, who hit 57 percent from the field in the second half. Liz Donohoe added 19 points and made 9-of-9 free throws. Two other Cowgirl starters were in double figure scoring, with Roshunda Johnson scoring 13 and LaShawn Jones 10 points […]

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    Cowboys Start Slowly, Then Pull Away from Prairie View

    Oklahoma State’s men’s basketball team struggled on offense in the first half, but found their shooting touch in the second half and pulled away to beat Prairie View A&M 74-52 on Sunday afternoon at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater. Phil Forte led the Cowboys with 17 points, while Le’Bryan Nash added 15 points and 7 rebounds. Jeffrey Carroll was also in double figures with 12 points and Tyree Griffin had 11. The Cowboys made just 29 percent from the field in […]

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    Hield Doesn’t Yield in OU’s Season Opening Win

    Oklahoma guard Buddy Hield set a school record by making seven of seven from three-point range and had 25 points as the Sooners opened their 2014-15 seaosn with a 78-53 win over Southeastern Louisiana on Sunday afternoon at Lloyd Noble Center in Norman. Hield hit seven of OU’s nine shots from beyond the arc, the most by a Sooner since Steven Pledger hit seven in 2011 against Iowa State. The Sooners also had two players record double-doubles, as Isaiah Cousins had 14 […]

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    Sooners Back Into AP Top 25

    Oklahoma’s football team is once again ranked in the Associated Press poll. The Sooners are ranked 23rd in this week’s poll released on Sunday, Nov. 16. OU had dropped out of the AP poll after their48-14 loss to Baylor. It ended a streak of 76 straight polls the Sooners had been ranked in the AP poll. In the coaches poll, OU moved up two spots to 22nd. Florida State is once again ranked number one in both polls after Alabama […]