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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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    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 […]

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    Big 12 rule gives Sooner quarterback transfer year back

    OKLAHOMA – In a stunning reversal, the Big 12 Conference passed a new rule on Thursday that has an immediate impact on Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield. In a 7-3 vote, Big 12 officials passed a rule on transfers that allows players who have transferred within the conference to not lose a year of eligibility if the school they are transferring from does not have them on scholarship. Mayfield transferred from Texas Tech to Oklahoma after the 2013 season and sat […]

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    Women’s College World Series Suspended Due To Weather

    The Women’s College World Series was suspended due to lightning and rain at Hall of Fame Stadium on Thursday, June 2. Oklahoma and Alabama were scoreless just before the bottom of the 2nd inning started when the game was delayed, and eventually suspended until Friday. OU and Alabama will resume the game at 6:00, with LSU and Michigan set to play about 30 minutes after the first game concludes. The event is essentially been moved back a day due to […]

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    Draymond Green Will Not Be Suspended For Kick on Adams

    The NBA announced Monday evening Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green will not be suspended for Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday. Green will receive a flagrant 2 foul and will be fined $25,000, but will not be suspended. Green kicked Adams in the groin area while going up for a shot midway through the second quarter of Game 3 between the Thunder and Warriors. At the time he received a flagrant […]

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    Thunder Prepare For Another Road Challenge

    The Oklahoma City Thunder upset San Antonio in the NBA Western Conference Semifinals, beating the Spurs twice on their home court at the AT&T Center, where the Spurs lost just once during the regular season. Now the Thunder face another team with a major home court advantage, the Golden State Warriors. The Warriors went 39-2 at home this season, and set the NBA record for wins in the regular season with 73. The Thunder lost all three meetings against Golden […]

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    Sooners Take Bedlam at the Brick

    Former Oklahoma quarterback Cody Thomas drove in five runs to lead the Sooners to a 9-1 win over #15 Oklahoma State in the first of a three-game Bedlam baseball series on Friday night at the Bricktown Ballpark. Thomas gave OU the lead for good with a 3-run home run in the the top of the 4th inning, then added a two-run double in the 6th inning to lead the way for the Sooners. OSU got on the board first with […]

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    Thunder Prepare for Spurs’ Response in Game 3

    The Oklahoma City Thunder have gained home court advantage in their best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal series against the San Antonio Spurs, but to keep it, they will need to win both Games 3 and 4 at Chesapeake Arena this weekend. After one of their most impressive playoff road wins ever in Game 2 in San Antonio on Monday night, the Thunder host San Antonio in Game 3 Friday night, May 6, at 8:30 pm. The Thunder know the veteran Spurs […]

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    Blake Griffin Likely Out for Summer Olympics

    Former Oklahoma star  Blake Griffin is likely out for this summer’s Olympic games in Brazil due to the quadriceps injury he suffered on Monday night, April 25, in the Los Angeles Clippers game against Portland. The Los Angeles Times is reporting Griffin had a bone marrow injection and will be unable to engage in basketball activities for several months. This will be the second Summer Olympics in a row Griffin has missed due to injury. He was unable to play […]