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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
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    Sooners Rally on the Road to Beat Memphis in Opener

    The 8th-ranked Oklahoma men’s basketball team went on a 9-2 run to end the game, coming from behind to beat Memphis 84-78 in their season opener on Tuesday afternoon, November 17, at the FedEx Forum in Memphis. The Sooners led most of the game, but lost the lead in the final minutes, and trailed 76-75 after a layup by K.J. Lawson put the Tigers on top. Oklahoma responded with a dunk by Ryan Spangler to regain the lead 77-76. Spangler […]

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    Thunder Collapse in Second Half as Boston Ends OKC’s Streak

    The Boston Celtics went on a 25-6 run in the second half to come from behind and beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 100-85 on Sunday, November 15 at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. The Thunder led by seven at halftime, but became sluggish midway through the third quarter, as Boston began to build momentum, taking a double digit lead midway through the fourth quarter on their way to ending a five-game losing streak to the Thunder. OKC was held to […]

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    Sooners Offense Rolls, Defense Steps Up Against Baylor

    Oklahoma’s  offense continued its impressive play since the loss to Texas in a 44-34 win over Baylor on Saturday night, November 14 in Waco. OU racked up 511 total yards and scored touchdowns on four of five possessions in the middle of the game as they ended two years of frustration against the Bears, who had won back-to-back blowouts over the Sooners. As for the defense, Oklahoma came up with three turnovers against the Bears, after not forcing a single […]

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    Sooners End Frustration Against Baylor, Upset Bears in Waco

    Oklahoma’s football team put aside two years of frustration against 6th-ranked and previously unbeaten Baylor, beating the Bears 44-34 at McLane Stadium in Waco, on Saturday, November 14. Baker Mayfield threw for 270 yards and three touchdowns, plus ran for one more score, and the Sooner defense forced three turnovers to extend their winning streak to five. The Sooners had been blown out the last two seasons by Baylor, but this year in Waco, OU controlled the line of scrimmage, […]

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    Cowboys Rally in 4th Quarter At Iowa State to Stay Undefeated

    8th-ranked Oklahoma State scored a pair of fourth quarter touchdowns to come from behind and beat Iowa State 35-31 at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames, Iowa, on Saturday, November 14. Iowa State got the ball first and went 75 yards in six plays to score first, with Joel Lanning keeping for a 24-yard touchdown to put the Cyclones up 7-0 with 13:10 to play in the first quarter. OSU responded with a nine-play, 81-yard drive, with Mason Rudolph passing to […]

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    Thunder Wins 13th Straight Over 76ers On Friday the 13th

    With Kevin Durant on the bench in street clothes nursing a hamstring injury, the Oklahoma City Thunder won their third straight game, and 13th in a row over the Philadelphia 76ers, a 102-85 victory on Friday the 13th of November. Russell Westbrook had his second triple double of the season with 21 points, a career high 17 rebounds, and 11 assists. Four other Thunder players scored in double figures, with Enes Kanter scoring 13 and grabbing 8 rebounds. Dion Waiters […]

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    Cowboys Wear Turquoise, Win Opener Over Tennessee-Martin

    The Oklahoma State men’s basketball team, in turquoise uniforms to honor Native American Heritage Month, won their season opener over Tennessee-Martin on 91-57, Friday, November 13. Phil Forte led OSU with 24 points, and made 10 of 11 from the free throw line. Chris Olivier was also in double figures with 14 points, while Leyton Hammonds added 10 points. The Cowboys shot 56 percent from the field, and extended a nine-point halftime lead to blow the game open. The Cowboys […]

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    Friday Night Heroes: Playoffs Week 1

    Friday the 13th was going to be unlucky for half of the high school football teams still playing in the state of Oklahoma. The playoffs got started on that infamous date on the calendar, and there were several very competitive games in the first round. Here are the scores of the games KFOR covered: Edmond Santa Fe 62, Southmoore 50 McGuinness 52, Del City 47 Weatherford 25, Tuttle 21 Heritage Hall 49, Blanchard 7 Broken Arrow 24, Mustang 17 John […]

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    Thunder’s Three-Point Barrage and Westbrook’s Triple Double Blow Away Wizards

    The Oklahoma City Thunder drained 15 three-pointers, one off the team record, and Russell Westbrook recorded his 20th career triple double, as the Thunder cruised to a 125-101 win over the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night, November 10, in the nation’s capital. The Thunder hit their first eight 3-pointers of the game, 11 of their first 13, and finished 15-for-23 from beyond the arc. Westbrook had 22 points, 11 rebounds, and 11 assists in the win, the Thunder’s second in […]

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    North American Soccer League Unveils OKC Franchise

    The North American Soccer League unveiled its Oklahoma City franchise on Tuesday, November 10, at Yukon High School. Rayo OKC is the name of the team that will compete in the NASL starting in the spring of 2016. The team name comes from its partnership with Rayo Vallecano de Madrid, a Spanish professional team in La Liga that owns a majority interest in the team. “Our launch of Rayo OKC is another groundbreaking addition to the international soccer community,” said […]

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    Sooners Ready To End Baylor’s Reign

    Oklahoma’s football team once dominated Baylor, winning the first 20 games in the series against the Bears. But Baylor has won three of the last four, including two straight blowouts, in Waco in 2013 and in Norman last year. On Saturday, November 14, the Bears host the Sooners at 7:00, looking for three straight against OU. Dylan Buckingham reports from Norman.