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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
  • Gary Harris’ Buzzer-Beater Leads Nuggets to Win Over Thunder

    Gary Harris hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to lead the Denver Nuggets to a 127-124 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder Thursday night at the Pepsi Center in Denver. with 1.4 seconds left, Harris caught an inbounds pass from Nikola Jokic and drained the three to break the first tie of the game, created just moments earlier. Paul George had hit a three-pointer to tie the game at 124,¬† part of his game high 43 points that helped the […]

  • Big 12 Preseason Baseball Poll Released

    The Big 12 baseball preseason coaches poll was released on Thursday, and Texas Tech is the pick to win the conference. Oklahoma, under first year head coach Skip Johnson, is picked fourth. Oklahoma State is picked tied for sixth with Kansas. The regular season starts Friday, February 16. Here is the complete preseason poll: 2018 BIG 12 PRESEASON COACHES’ POLL 1. Texas Tech (5) 61 2. TCU (4) 60 3. Texas 42 4. Oklahoma 40 5. West Virginia 38 6. […]

  • Big Night From Trae Young Leads Sooners to Win Over Baylor

    Oklahoma freshman guard Trae Young had 44 points, 31 coming in the second half, to lead the 12th-ranked Sooners to a 98-96 win over Baylor on Tuesday night at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman. The Sooners led most of the game, but saw Baylor rally to take the lead late, thanks to big games from Manu Lecomte and Nuni Omot. Lecomte had 29 points and hit seven 3-pointers, and Omot had 23 points was 6-for-6 from three-point range. Both […]

  • Cowboys Drop Third Straight, Lose to TCU

    Oklahoma State’s men’s basketball team lost its third straight game on Tuesday night, falling 79-66 at TCU at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater. The Horned Frogs shot 56 percent from the field, including 62 percent in the second half, as they built a 5-point halftime lead to 16 at one point. The lead changed hands eight times in the first half before TCU began to take control in the second half. TCU outrebounded OSU 37-26, and outscored the Cowboys in the […]

  • Turnovers Plague Thunder as Wizards Stop OKC Winning Streak

    The Oklahoma City Thunder committed 20 turnovers and shot just 38 percent from the field in a 102-96 loss to the Washington Wizards at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday night. The loss stops OKC’s eight-game winning streak. The Wizards’ shooting percentage was only slightly better and Washington was outrebounded, but took advantage of the Thunder turnovers, and hit 27 of 29 free throws. The game was close all the way until the Wizards broke a 96-96 tie […]

  • Sooner Softball Team Starts Season Atop Both Major Polls

    Oklahoma’s softball team will begin the season as the top-ranked team in the nation in both of the major preseason polls released on Tuesday. The Sooners are ranked number one in the National Fastpitch Coaches Association poll and the ESPN/USA Softball poll. In the NFCA poll, OU received 31 of 32 first place votes, with Florida getting the other first place vote. In the USA Softball poll, the Sooners received all 18 first place votes. Oklahoma has won the last […]

  • Mike Gundy Announces New Staff Members

    Oklahoma State head football coach Mike Gundy tweeted the announcement of six new members of the Cowboys coaching staff on Monday. Gundy did not mention what position each coach will have, but Jim Knowles, the former defensive coordinator at Duke, will become the new OSU defensive coordinator, replacing Glenn Spencer. Knowles has been at Duke the last eight seasons, and before that was head coach at Cornell for six years. Two other names are familiar to football fans in this […]

  • Reports: Former Sooners Star Blake Griffin Traded to Pistons

    Multiple reports on Monday evening are out former Oklahoma star Blake Griffin has been traded from the Los Angeles Clippers to the Detroit Pistons. The trade sends Griffin, Brice Johnson and Willie Reed to the Motor City, while the Clippers get Tobias Harris, Avery Bradley, Boban Marjanovic, and two draft picks. Griffin has played¬† his entire NBA career with the Clippers after being drafted first overall in the 2009 NBA Draft. Griffin missed his first pro season with an injury, […]

  • Shaina Pellington Earns Another Big 12 Honor

    Oklahoma guard Shaina Pellington was named the Big 12 Freshman of the Week on Monday. Pellington averaged 18 points a game in OU’s two games last week and continues to lead all conference freshman in scoring. It’s the second straight week and third time this season Pellington has earned the award.  

  • Sooners Stay Put, Cowgirls Slip in AP Poll

    A loss out of conference didn’t cost the Oklahoma men’s basketball team in the latest Associated Press college basketball poll, but it did in the coaches poll. Oklahoma stayed at number 12 in this week’s AP poll, while dropping four spots in the coaches poll to 15. The Sooners upset Kansas last Tuesday, then lost at Alabama on Saturday in the Big 12 / SEC Challenge. Oklahoma State’s women’s team fell four spots to 23 in the latest AP women’s […]

  • New Sooner Assistants Meet the Media

    Oklahoma’s football coaching staff has new two members, both of whom met the media as Sooner staffers for the first time on Friday. Shane Beamer is a new offensive assistant coach who will coach tight ends, H-backs, and special teams. He’s the son of former Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer. Bennie Wylie is the new strength coach for the Sooners.