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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.

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    Texas Gets Bowl Bid as Cowboys Lose Fourth Straight

    In a game where the winner would clinch bowl eligibility, Texas beat Oklahoma State 28-7 at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater on Saturday night. Oklahoma State got the ball first and lost 9 yards on their opening possession. Texas’ first turn on offense turned into points, as the Longhorns went 57 yards in 10 plays, with Tyrone Swoopes passing to John Harris in the back right corner of the end zone for a 19-yard touchdown to put UT on top 6-0 […]

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    Sooners Go By Land in Win at Texas Tech

    Oklahoma’s football team rediscovered its running game in the second half, and the OU offense ground their way to a 42-30 win over Texas Tech at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock, Texas, on Saturday. Cody Thomas got the start at quarterback for Oklahoma, with Trevor Knight still recovering from getting knocked out of the Baylor game. The Sooners got the ball first and got a pair of first downs, but had to punt after gaining 31 yards. Texas Tech’s first possession lasted […]

  • “Prime Time” Surprises a Local High School Football Player

    Deion Sanders, known as “Prime Time” in his NFL days, made a surprise appearance at a local high school on Friday, Nov. 14. Sanders was at Crossings Christian School to surprise senior football player Christian Osterhout, who is one of six finalists for the NFL’s “Together We Make Football” contest. Osterhout is playing his senior season after the death of both of his parents recently, his mother just this season. Osterhout moved in with head coach Chris Roberts, and Roberts’ wife […]

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    Cowboys Roll In Season Opener

    Oklahoma State’s men’s basketball team blew open a close game and dominated the second half in a 83-55 win over Southeastern Louisiana on Friday night at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater. OSU led by just two at halftime, but held SLU to just 25 percent shooting in the second half and outscored them 48-22 after intermission. Le’Bryan Nash led the Cowboys w ith 22 points. Phil Forte added 17 points, hitting five three-pointers, and Lleyton Hammonds had 16. OSU hit 12 three-pointers […]

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    Sooners Earn Sherri Coale Her 400th Win

    Oklahoma’s women’s basketball team got Sherri Coale her 400th career win on Friday night at the Lloyd Noble Center with a 90-80 win over Washington. The Sooners started the game on a 11-0 run and never trailed in the game, leading by as many as 18 in the first half. OU shot 51 percent from the field for the game and outrebounded the Huskies by 13. Sharane Campbell paced the Sooners with 26 points and 11 rebounds, while Kaylon Williams […]

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    OSU Women Win Season Opener

    Oklahoma State’s 21st ranked women’s basketball team opened their season with a 76-65 win over Loyola Marymount on Friday at Gallagher-Iba Arena. The Cowgirls had two players each score at least 20 points. Brittney Martin led the way with 22 points and 11 rebounds. Liz  Donohoe added 20 points. OSU never trailed in the game, but their biggest lead was just 14.  

  • Rowing is growing in Oklahoma and it hasn’t taken long for colleges to be competitive

    There is perhaps no sport growing faster in Oklahoma City than rowing. It all started in 1999, when the North Canadian River was transformed from what was little more than a large ditch into a river flowing with possibilities. By 2004 it had become the Oklahoma River, and rowing had a foundation to build on. Rowing is a sport that anyone can do, regardless of whether they have experience or not. The Oklahoma River has created opportunities not just for […]

  • Sooner Quarterback’s Status Uncertain for Texas Tech Game

    Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight’s playing status for this Saturday’s game at Texas Tech is still unknown, according to OU head coach Bob Stoops. Knight had to leave last Saturday’s game against Baylor in the fourth quarter after being sacked. Stoops said on Monday all of his tests have been clear so far, but he has not been cleared to play yet against the Red Raiders in the 2:30 kickoff in Lubbock. With Knight’s status still up in the air, the […]

  • OSU Faces Improved Longhorns, Former Cowboy Assistants

    Oklahoma State and Texas haven’t had the kind of season they were hoping to have, but they still have a lot to play for when the two teams meet Saturday at 6:30 in Stillwater. The winner will become bowl eligible, while the loser will be in serious danger of not getting the six wins necessary for the postseason. The Longhorns started the season slowly, losing four of their first six games. They’ve won three of their last four, though, and […]

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    Kickoff Times Announced for Nov. 22 Games

    The Big 12 Conference on Monday announced kickoff times for football games on November 22. Oklahoma will host Kansas at 11:00 am that Saturday in a game to be televised by Fox Sports 1. Oklahoma State will visit Baylor that day for a 6:30 kickoff televised by Fox. The only kickoff time for either the Sooners or the Cowboys that has not been announced is the Bedlam game on December 6 in Norman.  

  • Sooners Out of Title Hunt With 3 Games to Play

    Oklahoma’s football team has three games left in the regular season, and they’ll be favored to win all three, but they also no longer have anything meaningful to play for the rest of the year. OU has been effectively eliminated from the Big 12 title race after losing to Baylor 48-14 on Saturday, November 8. The Sooners now face a crossroads in the season with a 3-3 conference record. They also face an agitated fan base, one which rained boos […]