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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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    Thunder Finish Strong in Win Over Wizards

    The Oklahoma City Thunder made several big shots down the stretch and beat the Washington Wizards 109-102 on Friday night at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. Kevin Durant led all scorers with 34 points, making 12 of 18 from the field, including four 3-pointers. Russell Westbrook added 22 points, but made just 8 of 23 from the field. The Thunder shot 53 percent from the field, rallying from an eight-point deficit late in the third quarter. The Wizards stayed in […]

  • Cowboys On Eve of the Cactus Bowl

    Oklahoma State’s football team will face Washington in the Ticket City Cactus Bowl in Tempe, Arizona, on Friday night at 9:15, and they’ll play in the game with mixed emotions. The Cowboys are in the game thanks to a win over Bedlam rival Oklahoma in the regular season finale that earned them a bowl berth. They will have to play the game without their star running back and multi-purpose star Tyreek Hill, who was dismissed from the team after being arrested […]

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    Thunder Escape Suns in Overtime

    The Oklahoma City Thunder welcomed Kevin Durant back to the lineup and beat the Phoenix Suns 137-134 in overtime on Wednesday night at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. Durant had a season high 44 points, and added 10 rebounds and 7 assists. Russell Westbrook had 20 points, and was ejected after receiving two technical fouls late in the first half. The first one came when Westbrook tried to tie up Alex Len, and it resulted in both players throwing elbows. […]

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    Sooners Close Out 2014 With Rout of George Mason

    Oklahoma’s men’s basketball team held George Mason to just 30 percent shooting on their way to a 61-43 win at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman on Wednesday. Oklahoma was in control the whole game, but didn’t shoot well either, making just 39 percent from the field. Buddy Hield led the Sooners with 17 points. Isaiah Cousins added 11 points and was the only other Sooner in double figure scoring. The Patriots were 0-for-14 from three-point range. Oklahoma improves to […]

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    Sooner Women Pull Away Late to Beat Yale

    Oklahoma’s women’s basketball team closed the game with a 21-4 run to break open a close game and beat Yale 71-54 on Tuesday night at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman. The Sooners held Yale to just 32 percent shooting, but the Bulldogs pulled to within two midway through the second half before OU turned it on to clinch the win. Kaylon Williams led the Sooners with 20 points and 8 rebounds, hitting 10 of 12 from the field. Peyton […]

  • Sooners see 2014 season hopes sink to 8-5

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Oklahoma’s football team had high hopes for this season after finishing last year with a Sugar Bowl upset win over Alabama. OU was expected to contend for the first College Football Playoff, but after starting 4-0, OU won just four of their last nine games, and ended the season with their worst performance of the year in a 40-6 loss to Clemson in the Russell Athletic Bowl in Orlando, Florida. Five Sooner turnovers, a struggling offense, and […]

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    Clemson Routs Oklahoma 40-6 in Russell Athletic Bowl

    Clemson scored early and often and dominated Oklahoma in a 40-6 rout of the Sooners in the Russell Athletic Bowl in Orlando, Florida, on Monday. The Sooners suffered their worst bowl loss since a 55-19 USC win in the 2005 Orange Bowl. The 34-point margin matches the second worst loss in the Bob Stoops’ era, trailing only that 36-point defeat to the Trojans. Oklahoma’s six points is the second fewest OU has scored in a game under Stoops, behind a 10-3 […]

  • Cowboys Ride Bedlam Win Momentum Into Bowl Game

    Oklahoma State’s football team ended a five-game losing streak with a win over Oklahoma in the regular season finale, and that Bedlam win has infused the Cowboys program. It earned OSU a bowl berth, and momentum as they enter their Cactus Bowl matchup against Washington on January 2nd in Tempe, Arizona. OSU head coach Mike Gundy says the Huskies will be a challenge, but says his Cowboys have practiced well in preparation for the bowl game.  

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    Okies in the NFL, Week 17

    On the final week of the NFL regular season, more big days for several former Oklahoma college stars for the Dallas Cowboys. Former Sooner DeMarco Murray broke Emmitt Smith’s single season team rushing record, rushing for 100 yards and catching three passes for 21 yards and scoring a touchdown in the Cowboys’ 44-17 win at Washington. Former OSU receiver Dez Bryant had four catches for 99 yards and two touchdowns. Bryant broke Terrell Owens’ single season team record for touchdown catches […]

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    Late Thunder Mistakes Lead to Loss to Mavs

    The Oklahoma City Thunder couldn’t hold a fourth quarter lead against the Dallas Mavericks and lost 112-107 on Sunday night at the American Airlines Center in Dallas. OKC led by five early in the final period, and the game was tied 102-102 with three and a half minutes to play. Down the stretch, Dallas made the plays the Thunder could not, and it was another case of Russell Westbrook trying to do too much and making mistake after mistake in the final […]

  • Sooners Cash In Gift Cards; Clemson Impressed with OU

    The Oklahoma football team is closing in on kickoff against Clemson in the Russell Athletic Bowl on Monday at 4:30 in Orlando, Florida. On Saturday, some of the Sooner players cashed in gift cards they received as bowl gifts. Oklahoma is facing a Clemson team that has won eight of their last nine games, but Tiger coach Dabo Swinney is impressed with the Sooners, comparing them to Florida State. Bob Barry, Jr. reports from Orlando.