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Brian Brinkley is Oklahoma’s NewsChannel 4’s weekend sports anchor/reporter. Prior to his current position, Brian was a production assistant and intern at NewsChannel 4. He has also worked at WWLS radio and KGOU as a sports director/reporter.

Brian has received statewide attention for his reporting and anchoring. He 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
  • Sooners Don’t Care Where They’re Picked

    Oklahoma’s football team begins preseason practice on Thursday, August 6, and will begin the season picked 19th in the preseason coaches poll. OU was picked third in the Big 12’s preseason media poll, their lowest pick since 1999. The Sooners are behind both TCU and Baylor, and while they know they have to beat those teams to win the league, they also know preseason picks don’t mean much.  

  • Bob Stoops Motivated, Not Mad About Disappointing 2014

    Oklahoma’s football team will begin preseason practice on Thursday, August 6, beginning the journey of the 2015 season they hope will finish better than 2014 did. OU went 8-5, suffering a Bedlam loss and a blowout loss to Clemson in the bowl game. Sooner head coach Bob Stoops was asked if the disappointing season motivated him or made him mad.  

  • J.W. Walsh Ready To Play QB When Needed For Cowboys

    Mason Rudolph has been getting most of the attention as Oklahoma State gets practice underway this preseason. Rudolph was named the starting quarterback going into spring based on his performance in the final three games last season. J.W. Walsh had been the starter last year until an ankle injury sidelined him for the season. Now he’s the backup, but he knows he’s just one play away from being the top QB again.  

  • Cowboys Hold First Preseason Practice

    Oklahoma State’s football team went through its first preseason practice on Tuesday, August 4, as they gear up for their season opener September 3 at  Central Michigan. The Cowboys went through a brief workout in Stillwater in the afternoon, then will workout early Wednesday morning. OSU head coach Mike Gundy also awarded scholarships to three walk-on players, Blake Jarwin, Brad Lundblade, and Chad Whitener. “It’s one of the greatest joys as a coach to get to reward guys for their hard work and […]

  • Six New Members Inducted into Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame

    The Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame welcomed six new members on Monday, August 3, as the class of 2015 was inducted. Former OU football stars Kurt Burris and Steve Zabel, former OSU wrestlers Pat Smith and Yojiro Uetake Obata, along with former AAU basketball star Jack McCracken, and former baseball pitcher Ralph Terry were inducted into the hall. Baseball Hall of Famer Johnny Bench was also honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award, the ninth recepient of the honor. Bench was inducted into the Oklahoma Sports […]

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    Sherri Coale Elected to Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame

    KFOR has learned OU women’s basketball coach Sherri Coale has been elected to the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. The hall has  not officially released its class of 2016 yet, but Coale will go into the hall next June in Knoxville, Tennessee. Coale has led the Sooners to three Final Fours, including the national championship game in 2002. About to enter her 20th season as OU head coach, she’s led the Sooners to six Big 12 regular season titles and four Big […]

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    Tre Evans Decommits from OSU Basketball

    KFOR has learned high school senior-to-be Tre Evans has decommitted from Oklahoma State’s basketball program. Evans had verbally committed to the Cowboys last fall but has not signed a national letter of intent, which can’t be signed until this November. Evans will be a senior at Edmond North High School this year after playing at Putnam City West last season, and starting his high school career at Edmond Santa Fe. Evans’ father is former Sooner guard Terry Evans, who was recently named the […]

  • Sooners and Cowboys Meet Big 12 Media in Dallas

    Big 12 Football Media Days concluded on Tuesday afternoon, July 21, in Dallas, where Oklahoma and Oklahoma State were among the five teams facing the media. The Sooners are picked to finish third in the conference’s preseason media poll, while the Cowboys are tabbed to finish fourth. Dylan Buckingham and Nate Feken report from Dallas.  

  • From Top To Bottom At Big 12 Media Days

    Big 12 Football Media Days got started Monday, July 20, in Dallas, with five teams meeting the media. The team picked to win the conference, TCU, was there, along with the team picked to finish last, Kansas. Dylan Buckingham and Nate Feken have the wrap up on Day 1 in Dallas.  

  • Trevone Boykin Poised to Lead TCU to Big 12 Title

    TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin has had a long journey to being named the preseason Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year. Now that he’s there, he’s a Heisman Trophy candidate, and he and the Horned Frogs are picked to win the Big 12 this season. He was one of the more sought-after interviews on the first day of Big 12 Football Media Days in Dallas. Nate Feken reports from Dallas.  

  • Big 12 Commissioner Talks Expansion, Conference Title Game

    Big 12 Football Media Days kicked off Monday, July 20, in Dallas, Texas, and some of the hot topics were the same ones that have been talked about for a year or more. The league was shut out of the College Football Playoff last year, and with just 10 teams, the Big 12 does not have a conference championship game. Related to that topic is expansion, and all of those things were part of the conversation with Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby. […]