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
  • Iowa State plants flag on OU’s midfield logo after winning

    Oklahoma’s football team was dominated by Iowa State in the second half and suffered a 38-31  loss to the Cyclones on Saturday at Owen Field in Norman. After a shocking upset victory, Iowa State planted their flag on OU’s midfield logo. This comes four weeks after Baker Mayfield planted an OU flag at midfield at Ohio Stadium as his teammates celebrated around him. The loss ended OU’s nation-long 14-game winning streak, 17-game Big 12 winning streak and 18-game winning streak over […]

  • Fall State Championship Games Results

    State championships were decided Saturday in three different sports. Here are the results of the state championship games/matches: Fall Baseball Class A Oktaha 5, Latta 1 Class B Red Oak 3, Leedey 1   Fastpitch Softball Class 3A Purcell 12, Oktaha 1 Class 2A Dale 10, Silo 1 Class A Binger-Oney 7, Stonewall 2 Class B Shattuck 4, Arnett 1   Volleyball Class 4A Christian Heritage 3, Regent Prep 0 Class 3A Crossings Christian 3, Corn Bible Academy 2   […]

  • Friday Night Heroes, Week 6

    Week 6 of the high school football season started off the second half of the regular season. Here are the games KFOR covered on the Friday Night Heroes: Midwest City 27, Choctaw 3 Carl Albert 21, McGuinness 6 Crescent 54, Cashion 14 Deer Creek 38, Enid 24 Purcell 35, Lexington 7 Norman North 49, Southmoore 13 Tipton 84, Destiny Christian 36 Broken Arrow 41, Westmoore 7    

  • Thunder Win Preseason Home Opener Over Pelicans

    The Oklahoma City Thunder had all their big stars playing for the first time this preseason and despite playing limited minutes, they led OKC to a 102-91 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night at Chesapeake Arena. Russell Westbrook made his preseason debut and had 9 points and 4 assists in just 10 minutes of action. Paul George led the Thunder with 25 points and hit three 3-pointers, and also led OKC in minutes played with 27. Carmelo […]

  • Week 6 of High School Football Kicks Off

    Week 6 of the high school football season kicked off Thursday night with a handful of games. Nate Feken attended two of them in the metro area. Here are the results of the games KFOR covered: Tulsa Union 70, Moore 0 Star-Spencer 27, U.S. Grant 15    

  • OSU Basketball Coach Mike Boynton Addresses Lamont Evans Case

    Oklahoma State men’s basketball coach Mike Boynton had not spoken to the media or made a statement since the arrest of his associate head coach Lamont Evans on charges of bribery, fraud and corruption. That silence ended Thursday when Boynton addressed the media before the Cowboys practiced at Gallagher-Iba Arena. Understandably, many of the questions to Boynton were about Evans, who was fired last Thursday and will make his next court appearance in New York on October 10. Evans was […]

  • Sooners to Wear All Crimson Uniforms Saturday vs. Cyclones

    Oklahoma’s football team announced Thursday they will wear all crimson uniforms for their game Saturday against Iowa State. The Sooners will wear their alternate “rough rider” uniforms , with crimson helmets, crimson jerseys and crimson pants. OU usually wears white pants with the crimson rough rider jersey, but they will go all crimson Saturday for the first time ever. Kickoff is set for 11:00 am and OU is planning on fans “striping the stadium” by alternating which sections wear red […]

  • Flowers Has Grown in Norman

    Oklahoma fullback Dimitri Flowers has good memories of playing Iowa State, the Sooners’ opponent this Saturday at 11:00 am in Norman. Last season Flowers had career highs in carries and yards, rushing for 115, in OU’s win over the Cyclones in Ames. He hasn’t put those kind of numbers up since, but he’s become a reliable part of a potent OU offense. Nikki Kay reports from Norman.

  • Cyclones Coach Impressed With Sooners Offense

    Oklahoma’s football team returns to action this Saturday when the Sooners host Iowa State at 11:00 am. With a veteran offensive line and a quarterback that’s a contender for the Heisman Trophy, OU’s offense is a daunting challenge to the Cyclones, according to Iowa State head coach Matt Campbell.  

  • Thunder Fall to Rockets in Preseason Opener

    The Houston Rockets made 24 3-pointers and beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 104-97 in the preseason opener for both teams on Tuesday night at the BOK Center in Tulsa. Playing without Russell  Westbrook, Patrick Patterson and Alex Abrines, the Thunder fell behind in the first quarter and couldn’t keep up with the Rockets 3-point barrage. Carmelo Anthony led OKC with 19 points in just 20 minutes, while Paul George added 15 points. Westbrook did not play as he continues to […]

  • Sooners Prepare for Competitive Cyclones Team

    Oklahoma’s football team returns from its off week this Saturday by hosting Iowa State at 11:00 am on Owen Field. The Cyclones are 2-2 on the season, with losses to Iowa and Texas, and have had some extra time to get ready for the Sooners after playing the Longhorns last Thursday night. OU head coach Lincoln Riley believes Iowa State is an improved team, and OU quarterback Baker Mayfield expects it to be a physical game. Iowa State linebacker Joel […]