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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.

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    Reports: Adrian Griffin to Join OKC Thunder Staff

    There are multiple reports the Oklahoma City Thunder will hire Adrian Griffin as an assistant coach to fill the spot vacated by Monty Williams. Griffin has been an NBA assistant coach since 2008 with three different teams, first with Milwaukee, then Chicago, and last season with the Orlando Magic. Griffin is a native of Wichita, Kansas, and played collegiately at Seton Hall. He played nine years in the NBA with Boston, Dallas, Houston, Chicago, and Seattle. Monty Williams is no […]

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    Sooner softball team beats Auburn for third National Championship

    OKLAHOMA CITY- Oklahoma’s softball team beat Auburn 2-1 in Game 3 of the Women’s College World Series Finals. OU took the series 2-1 winning their third national championship on Wednesday night at ASA Hall of Fame Stadium. Starting pitcher Paige Parker, who was named the WCWS Most Outstanding Player, gave up five hits and struck out five to win her 27th straight start. As a team OU won 32 of their last 33 games, the only loss coming in Game 2 of the […]

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    Bob Stoops Reacts to Big 12 Transfer Rule

    The Sooner Caravan made its annual Tulsa stop on Tuesday night, June 7, and OU head football coach Bob Stoops met the media for the first since the Big 12 meetings last week, which produced several interesting decisions. One was the Big 12 voting to allow walk-ons who transfer to not lose a year of eligibility, which affects OU quarterback Baker Mayfield. Stoops addressed that decision, saying it’s the right thing to do and he was optimistic the rule would […]

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    Auburn Grand Slam Evens WCWS Finals With Sooners

    Auburn’s Emily Carasone hit a grand slam in the bottom of the 8th inning to give the Tigers an 11-7 win over Oklahoma in Game 2 of the Women’s College World Series Finals on Tuesday night, June 7, at ASA Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City, tying the series at one game each. The home run capped a comeback from seven runs down, equaling the greatest comeback in WCWS history. Oklahoma took a 7-0 lead on the Tigers, scoring […]

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    Cowboys Staying in South Carolina For Super Regional

    Oklahoma State’s baseball team will be playing in the state of South Carolina for the second straight weekend in the NCAA Tournament. With South Carolina beating UNC-Wilmington on Tuesday, June 7, the Gamecocks will host OSU in the super regional this weekend. The Cowboys won the NCAA regional in Clemson last weekend, taking three straight games, including two against the host Tigers. OSU ended up just staying in South Carolina after the regional, just in case they would need to […]

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    Former OSU Star Marcus Smart Named to USA Select Team

    Former Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart was named to the USA Basketball Select Team that will train with the U.S. men’s national team this summer in preparation for the Olympics in Brazil. Smart is one of 25 players named to the select team, which will be part of a training camp July 18 to 21 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Smart has previous USA Basketball experience, playing in 2012 on the Under 18 team and in 2013 on the Under 19 […]

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    Sooners Hold On to Beat Auburn in Game 1 of WCWS Finals

    Oklahoma’s softball team survived a 7th inning Auburn rally to beat the Tigers 3-2 and take Game 1 of the Women’s College World Series Finals at ASA Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City on Monday night, June 6. Leading 3-0 going into the 7th, Oklahoma saw Auburn cut the OU lead to one on a 2-run home run by Jade Rhodes. The Tigers threatened to tie or take the lead, but with a runner at third base, Auburn’s Courtney […]

  • Knighten vs. Ala

    Shay Knighten’s Walk-Off Homer Sends Sooners Past Crimson Tide

    Shay Knighten hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the 8th inning to give Oklahoma a 3-0 win over Alabama in the first round of the Women’s College World Series on Friday, June 3, at ASA Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City. Knighten was the hero for the second time this year against the Crimson Tide. She hit a walk-off home run against Alabama during the regular season as well. OU pitcher Paige Parker struck out seven […]

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    Summer Basketball League Provides Opportunity

      There’s no band, no cheerleaders or fancy uniforms here. Just a scoreboard, a ball and two baskets. This is the Grind Time Summer League. An idea started from scratch by Jessie Brown and several area coaches. “That’s how we started, man,” Brown said.  “We just got together, put some names on some papers and started reaching out to some of these guys that wanted to play basketball.  Started reaching out to their coaches about them playing basketball while they’re […]

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    Cowboys Shut Out Huskers in NCAA Regional Opener

    Oklahoma State got a four-RBI performance from Conor Costello, and 7 innings of shutout pitching from Thomas Hatch to beat Nebraska 6-0 in the opening round of the NCAA regional in Clemson, South Carolina, on Friday, June 3. Costello singled home runs in the first and fourth innings, and hit a two-run home run in the third inning to provide most of the OSU offense. Hatch did the rest on the mound, striking out 10 and scattering six hits in […]

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    Big 12 Votes to Restore Football Championship Game

    The Big 12 Conference announced Friday, June 3, it will bring back a championship game in football, beginning in 2017. The league has not worked out all the details on how the teams would be determined, but has decided its best for the conference in terms of getting a team into the College Football Playoff and for revenue purposes as well. The conference last played a championship game in football in 2010, but has not played one since, with just […]