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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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    Report: Dion Waiters Signs With Heat

    Multiple reports out Monday, July 25, indicate Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dion Waiters has agreed to terms on a contract with the Miami Heat. The deal is reportedly for two years for about $6 million. Waiters had been offered a one year contract from the Thunder for $6.8 million, but the Thunder rescinded the offer. It gives the Thunder more salary cap space, which would allow them to pay All-Star guard Russell Westbrook a maximum level contract when his current […]

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    OSU Reacts to Death of Tyrek Coger

    Oklahoma State officials held a news conference Friday morning, July 22, to react to the death of men’s basketball player Tyrek Coger. Coger died following a team workout on Thursday in Stillwater. He was just 21 years old. The medical examiner announced Friday afternoon Coger had an enlarged heart. OSU athletic director Mike Holder and head coach Brad Underwood reacted to Coger’s death on Friday.  

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    OSU Forward Tyrek Coger Dies Following Workout

    STILLWATER, Okla.– Oklahoma State junior men’s basketball player Tyrek Coger died following a team workout on Thursday in Stillwater. He was 21 years old.   Coger collapsed following a workout at about 5:30 and was transported to Stillwater Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 6:23 pm. OSU head coach Brad Underwood was traveling back from a recruiting trip in Las Vegas, but issued a statement, saying: “Tyrek was excited to be at Oklahoma State and had such passion […]

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    Former Sooners Hold Football Camp in OKC

    Summer is the time of year when youth sports camps are going on in full force. Several former Sooner football players are helping run a camp at McGuiness High School. Blake Bell, Gabe Ikard, and Trey Millard lent their time to the camp. These players are bringing it full circle. While back in Oklahoma training for the upcoming NFL season, they are taking time to give back to the community. “I brought a couple of guys along with me, we`re just […]

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    Sooners Picked to Win Big 12 By Media, Cowboys 3rd

    Oklahoma is the media’s selection to win the 2016 Big 12 football championship. In a poll of media who regularly cover the conference, OU received 24 of 26 first place votes. Oklahoma State is third in the media’s preseason poll. The Sooners have won nine Big 12 titles, all since 2000. Here is the complete media poll:   2016 Big 12 Football Media Preseason Poll (First-place votes in parentheses)   1. Oklahoma (24)                      258 2. TCU (2)                                 222 3. Oklahoma […]

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    Mayfield Preseason Big 12 Offensive Player of Year as Media Releases All-Big 12 Team

    Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield is the media’s pick as the preseason Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year. Mayfield is one of nine Sooners on the media’s All-Big 12 team released on Wednesday, July 13. Three players from Oklahoma State made the preseason team, which is voted on by media who cover the league on a regular basis. Joining Mayfield on the preseason All-Big 12 offensive team from Oklahoma is running back Samaje Perine, tight end Mark Andrews and offensive lineman Orlando […]

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    Kevin Durant Begins Free Agent Talks

    Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant has a weekend full of meetings lined up with NBA teams wanting to sign him as a free agent. Durant has already met with the Thunder, on Thursday at Chesapeake Arena. While that meeting cannot be league rule involve contract talks, since it came before the free agency period began at 11:00 pm Thursday, an ESPN report says the meeting went well. ESPN’s report says the meeting lasted about five hours, and their sources […]

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    Former Westmoore Swimmer Makes U.S. Olympic Team

    Former Westmoore High School swimmer David Plummer qualified for the U.S. Olympic team on Tuesday night, June 28. Plummer finished second in the 100 meter backstroke to Ryan Murphy. The top two finishers qualify for the Olympics, and Plummer made his first Olympic team. Plummer is 30 and is from Oklahoma, but swam in college at the University of Minnesota.  

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    Kevin Durant Officially Named to U.S. Olympic Team

    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant will play in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. USA Basketball officially released its roster for the Olympics, and Durant is one of 12 who will make up the U.S. Men’s National Team. This will be Durant’s second time to play in the Olympics. He was part of the 2012 U.S. team that won gold in London. Durant led that team in scoring by averaging a U.S. Olympic record 19.5 points […]

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    OSU Baseball Loses to Arizona, Play Again in CWS Saturday

    Oklahoma State’s baseball team suffered its first loss of the NCAA Tournament on Friday, June 24, losing 9-3 to Arizona in the College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska. It was not just OSU’s first loss of the postseason, but the first time the Cowboys had ever trailed in the NCAA Tournament. Arizona got to starting pitcher Jensen Elliott early, with a run in the first inning and two more in the second. Elliott was pulled after […]

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    Thunder Trade Serge Ibaka to Orlando For 3 Players

    The Oklahoma City Thunder have traded forward Serge Ibaka to the Orlando Magic, in exchange for Victor Oladipo, Ersan Ilyasova, and the draft rights to Domantas Sabonis, just picked in this year’s draft by the Magic out of Gonzaga. Ibaka had one year left on his contract and was set to be paid over $12 million next year by OKC. The move would free up a good amount of money that could be used to re-sign Kevin Durant. Thunder general […]