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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.

Recent Articles
  • OSU’s Brandon Averette Will Transfer

    Oklahoma State guard Brandon Averette announced Tuesday via social media he intends to transfer. Averette averaged 6.3 points a game and started six times last season as a sophomore for the Cowboys. He also averaged 2.9 assists a game and shot 27 percent from three-point range. The 5-11 guard from Richardson, Texas, averaged 5.2 points a game as a freshman. “Brandon and I met and talked about the future of Cowboys basketball,” said OSU head coach Mike Boynton. “He felt […]

  • AP Honor Makes Trae Young Unanimous All-American

    Oklahoma freshman guard Trae Young was named a first team All-American by the Associated Press on Tuesday, making him a unanimous All-American among the NCAA recognized organizations. Young received the third most votes among the first team selections, getting 61 first place votes and 315 total points. Young was also named first team All-America by the other three organizations recgonized by the NCAA:  the Sporting News, the National Association of Basketball Coaches, and the U.S. Basketball Writers Association. Young led […]

  • Pregame Concert Part of OU Spring Football Game

    The University of Oklahoma announced full details on Tuesday regarding the annual Red-White spring football game on April 14. Among the many festitivities will be a pregame concert by country recording artist Trace Adkins, scheduled for 12:30 pm. Earlier that day, the statue of former OU coach Bob Stoops will be unveiled at 10:00 am. Former Sooner quarterback Baker Mayfield will also officially be presented the Heisman Trophy by representatives of the Heisman Memorial Trophy. Sooner Fanfest will begin at […]

  • Two Cowgirls Named Honorable Mention All-America

    Two Oklahoma State Cowgirls were named honorable mention All-America by the Associated Press on Monday. Senior guard Loryn Goodwin and senior center Kaylee Jensen were both honorable mention picks. The two were the top two scorers for the Cowgirls this season, with Goodwin averaging 20.6 points a game Jensen 18.5 points and 10. 7 rebounds. Both were first team All-Big 12 selections for OSU.  

  • OU’s Kameron McGusty Will Transfer

    Oklahoma guard Kameron McGusty announced Monday he will transfer from the Sooners. McGusty made the announcement on social media Monday morning. McGusty recently finished his sophomore season at OU, averaging 8 points a game and shooting 33 percent from three-point range. McGusty started 8 games as a sophomore. As a freshman, McGusty averaged 10.9 points a game, shot 35 percent from three-point range and started 17 games. McGusty becomes the third Sooner guard in less than  a week to leave […]

  • Thunder Players Visit OKC Zoo

    Four members of the Oklahoma City Thunder visited the OKC Zoo on Thursday. Russell Westbrook, Carmelo Anthony, Steven Adams, and Raymond Felton all spent some time at the zoo, getting to visit the aquatic area, the elephants, and the large cats. The players got to help out with training the sea lions and got a behind the scenes look at the elephant exhibit.  

  • Thunder Hold Off Heat to Win At Home

    The Oklahoma City Thunder got a near triple-double from Russell Westbrook and a big game from big man Steven Adams to beat the Miami Heat 105-99 on Friday night at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. Westbrook had 29 points, 17 coming in the fourth quarter, 13 rebounds, and 8 assists, while Adams had 24 points and 12 rebounds. The Thunder held off the Heat in the fourth quarter, despite Miami hitting 13 three-pointers. OKC outrebounded Miami 51-41 and took 13 […]

  • OSU Reflects on First Season Under Mike Boynton

    Oklahoma State’s men’s basketball team had their first season under head coach Mike Boynton come to an end Wednesday night with a 92-84 loss to Western Kentucky in the National Invitation Tournament quarterfinals. The Cowboys’ crazy season ends at 21-15, one win short of making the NIT Final Four at Madison Square Garden. Boynton believes this year’s team has laid the foundation for future success in the program. Nikki Kay reports.  

  • Cowboys’ Season Ends One Win Short of New York

    Oklahoma State was playing catchup nearly the entire game, and they couldn’t catch Western Kentucky in the end, losing 92-84 to the Hilltoppers in the quarterfinals of the National Invitation Tournament on Wednesday night at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater. OSU falls one win short of the NIT Final Four at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Western Kentucky went on a 12-2 run in the first quarter to take the lead and never gave it up after that, leading […]

  • Thunder Blow Late Lead and Lose to Celtics

    The Oklahoma City Thunder blew a 5-point lead in the final half minute and lost to the Boston Celtics 100-99 on Tuesday night at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. OKC missed three free throws in the final 30 seconds, one by Russell Westbrook and two by Carmelo Anthony and the Celtics took advantage, first with a three-pointer from Terry Rozier, then another by Marcus Morris with 1.2 seconds left to give Boston a 100-99 lead. The Thunder had a […]

  • OU’s Trae Young to Enter NBA Draft

    Oklahoma freshman guard Trae Young has decided to leave OU and enter his name for the NBA Draft. Young tweeted his decision on Tuesday morning. The time has come, and this journey was not easy… But I'm ready!! But there's so many people who helped me along the way🙏🏽💯 https://t.co/mPAuOST4lo — Trae Young (@TheTraeYoung) March 20, 2018 I will enter the June NBA Draft!!🙏🏽❤️🏀💯 pic.twitter.com/TM0a2VOdkX — Trae Young (@TheTraeYoung) March 20, 2018 Young leads the nation in both scoring and […]