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.

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    What That First OU-Texas Game Feels Like

    The Oklahoma-Texas football rivalry is a unique event, and when it’s experienced for the first time, it’s not soon forgotten. Players for both the Sooners and Longhorns will play in their first OU-Texas game this Saturday at 11:00 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas. KFOR’s Nate Feken talked to several OU players, who aren’t from either Oklahoma or Texas, about their first time to play in the Red River Rivalry.  

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    Thunder Get First Preseason Win at Barcelona

    The Oklahoma City Thunder got a team-leading 24 points from Enes Kanter to beat FC Barcelona Lassa 92-89 in a preseason exhibition game in Barcelona, Spain, on Wednesday, October 5. The Thunder shot 51 percent from the field in a game in which the lead changed hands several times. Kanter was 9 of 12 and made key shots down the stretch to give OKC the win. Russell Westbrook had 12 points and 5 assists in just 21 minutes of playing […]

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    Cowboys Offense and Special Teams Leads Way to Win Over Longhorns

    Oklahoma State’s football team  blocked three extra points and despite being outgained in total yards, beat Texas  49-31 at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater on Saturday, October 1. The win ended an 8-game losing streak to Texas in Stillwater. The Cowboys took the opening possession and marched 75 yards in 9 plays, with Justice Hill scoring on a 30-yard run around the left side to give OSU a 7-0 lead. Hill had 135 yards rushing on 24 carries. OSU’s second […]

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    Sooners Survive Streaky Game to Beat TCU

    Oklahoma’s football team scored touchdowns on four straight possessions in the second quarter, and after apparently taking control, held off a late TCU rally to beat the Horned Frogs 52-46 on Saturday, October 1, at Amon Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas. The Sooners got the ball first and turned it over on the first play, as Baker Mayfield had the ball knocked loose by Denzel Johnson, and Travin Howard recovered for the Horned Frogs at the OU 18-yard line. […]

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    T. Boone Pickens Releases Statement on Relationship With Mike Gundy

    Oklahoma State’s most famous athletic donor released a statement on Saturday, October 1, on his relationship with OSU head football coach Mike Gundy. Pickens’ statement was in response to his own comments about Gundy to the Austin American-Statesman earlier in the week, saying “I don’t have any conversations with Gundy,” he said. He went on to say, ” Mike doesn’t handle people relationships very well. And he gets mad about things. I’ve heard he’s written some notes about me that […]

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    Friday Night Heroes, Week 5

    Week 5 of the Friday Night Heroes marked the halfway point of the regular season in high school football in Oklahoma. Here are the games KFOR covered: Southmoore 58, Edmond North 28 Edmond Santa Fe 52, Norman 14 Putnam West 10, Stillwater 7 McGuinness 28, Guthrie 7 Midwest City 35, Deer Creek 0 Norman North 54, Mustang 9 Douglass 7, Prague 0 Heritage Hall 49, Weatherford 21 Millwood 46, Christian Heritage 13  

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    Week 5 of High School Football Kicks Off

    Week 5 of high school football kicked off on Thursday night, September 29, with several games in the state. KFOR covered two of those, with Westmoore beating Edmond Memorial 59-42, and Crooked Oak downing Northeast 31-24. Nikki Kay has the highlights.  

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    Longhorns Coming to Stillwater With 2 Quarterbacks

    Oklahoma State hosts Texas this Saturday, October 1, at 11:00 am, looking for their first home win over the Longhorns since 1997. UT has been using two quarterbacks this season, something OSU did when J.W. Walsh played for the Cowboys. Nate Feken reports from Stillwater.  

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    Sooners Seeking Leadership

    Oklahoma’s football team enters Big 12 play this Saturday, October 1, when they visit TCU. The Sooners are 1-2 after an off week, following a loss to Ohio State. After that game, coaches and players alike talked about the need for improved leadership, and OU knows they will need it to succeed in conference play. Nikki Kay reports from Norman.  

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    Thunder Hold Blue-White Scrimmage

    The Oklahoma City Thunder held their annual Blue-White Scrimmage on Tuesday night, September 27, at John Marshall Mid-High School. The White team, led by Russell Westbrook, beat the Blue, 73-67. Westbrook had 14 points, as did rookie Domantas Sabonis, who started for the White team. Sabonis is trying to learn as much as he can with the season only a month away. OKC will open their preseason schedule with exhibition games in Spain on October 3 and 5.  

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    T. Boone Pickens Not Holding Back With Comments About Boren, Gundy

    Oklahoma State’s most famous athletic department donor, T. Boone Pickens, had some interesting things to say to the Austin American-Statesman about several things, including Big 12 expansion, OU president David Boren, and OSU football coach Mike Gundy. Pickens was quoted in a column by Kirk Bohls, saying he and Cowboys football coach Mike Gundy are not talking. “I don’t have any conversations with Gundy,” he said. Bohls asked Pickens if there was a rift between the two. “I don’t know, […]