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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
  • Sooner Softball Team Looks to Repeat National Championship

    Oklahoma’s softball team is back in the Women’s College World Series for the sixth time in the last seven years, and looking for their third national championship in five seasons and second in a row. The Sooners begin their tournament with a first round match against Big 12 rival Baylor on Thursday night at 8:30 pm. OU is in the WCWS after losing their regional opener, then reeling off four straight elimination game wins before sweeping Auburn in two games […]

  • OU Men’s Golf Team Wins Second National Championship

      Oklahoma’s men’s golf team won the 2017 national championship on Wednesday, beating Oregon 3.5 to 1.5 in the NCAA match play final to win their second national title in school history. The Sooners got off to a quick start, with their first two players getting off to quick starts. Blaine Hale was the first to start, and he clinched his match with a long par putt on #15 to win his match 4 & 3. Max McGreevy was the […]

  • Non-Conference Kickoff Times Set for Sooners, Cowboys

      Oklahoma and Oklahoma State’s football teams announced on Wednesday the kickoff times, dates, and television coverage for all of their non-conference games. OU’s showdown with Ohio State had already been announced as a 6:30 kickoff on September 9. The Sooners’ other two games had kickoff times and TV announced on Wednesday. OU will open the season at home against UTEP on September 2 at 2:30 on Fox. The Sooners close non-conference play on September 16 at home against Tulane. […]

  • Sooners Advance to NCAA Men’s Golf Final, Cowboys Ousted

    Oklahoma’s men’s golf team advanced to the final of the match play portion and will play for the NCAA championship on Wednesday in Sugar Grove, Illinois. The Sooners beat Big 12 rival Baylor 3-2 in the quarterfinals, then beat Illinois 3.5 to 1.5 in the semifinals. Blaine Hale, Max McGreevy and Rylee Reinertson all won their semifinal matches, while Grant Hirschmann squared his match to advance the Sooners to the final. OU started slowly in the quarterfinals, then rallied on […]

  • From Maysville to Norman, the Hard Way

    Oklahoma had a one run lead in the NCAA Regional Championship, and with the season on the line, and the Sooners only senior at bat, Macey Hatfield wanted everyone to know, she wasn’t done yet. Head Coach Patty Gasso could not have scripted it any better, “And for her to walk off this field the way she did, man that’s something you get to live with for the rest of your life. I don’t know that you could feel more happy for […]

  • Sooner Softball Team Takes Game 1 of Super Regional

    Oklahoma’s softball team got a shutout pitching performance from ace Paige Parker and some late offense to beat Auburn 4-0 in Game 1 of the NCAA Super Regional in Auburn, Alabama, on Friday. Parker struck out 14 Tigers and gave up just four hits to get the pitching win. Her teammates gave her support in the final two innings, with two runs each in the 6th and 7th innings. In the top of the 6th, Nicole Pendley lined a ground […]

  • Cowboys Stay Unbeaten in Big 12 Tourney

    Oklahoma State’s success at the Bricktown Ballpark continued, as they won their fourth game there in six days, beating West Virginia 8-4 in the Big 12 Baseball Tournament to advance in the winners’ bracket. The Cowboys got early offense from Colin Simpson, who belted a 2-run home run in the top of the first inning, his first of two long balls in the game. Simpson hit a three-run home run in the 6th inning to give the Pokes an 8-2 […]

  • Sooner Softball Team Meets Auburn in Rematch in Super Regional

    Oklahoma’s softball team had to beat Auburn in the Women’s College World Series finals to win the national championship last year. This year, they’ll have to beat the Tigers just to make the trip back to Oklahoma City for the WCWS. OU will play 7th seed Auburn in the best of three super regional series starting Friday in Auburn. Here are the game times for the super regional:   Game 1    Friday      3:00 pm Game 2   […]

  • TCU Eliminates Sooners from Big 12 Baseball Tourney

    TCU gained a measure of revenge for two late game regular season losses to Oklahoma by routing the Sooners 9-4 in an elimination game of the Big 12 Baseball Tournament at the Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City on Thursday. The Horned Frogs built a 9-0 lead before OU rallied a bit in the ninth inning with four runs. Kyle Mendenhall got it started for the Sooners with an RBI single, then Brandon Zaragoza drove in two on a single before […]

  • Kickoff Time and TV Set for Sooners vs. Buckeyes

    Oklahoma’s premier non-conference football game for next season had its kickoff time and television network announced on Thursday. The Sooners will visit Ohio State on September 9 for a game that will begin at 6:30 pm on ABC. It will be the fourth meeting in history between the two teams, with the visiting team winning each of the first three times. The Buckeyes beat the Sooners 45-24 last year in Norman. OU’s only previous visit to Columbus was a memorable […]

  • Texas Doubles Up Sooners for Big 12 Tourney Win

    The Texas Longhorns got a pair of home runs from Kacy Clemens and never trailed in an 8-4 win over Oklahoma on Wednesday night in the first round of the Big 12 Baseball Tournament at the Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City. Clemens connected on two-run home runs in the first and third innings, helping Texas to a 5-0 lead. Oklahoma answered with an RBI single from Austin O’Brien that scored Renae Martinez in the fourth inning, cutting UT’s lead to […]