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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
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    Cowboy Errors Open Door for Longhorns to Take Big 12 Tournament

    Oklahoma State’s baseball team committed three errors in a costly five-run Texas 8th inning that gave the Longhorns the lead for good on their way to a 6-3 win over the Cowboys in the Big 12 Baseball Tournament Championship Game on Sunday at OneOK Field in Tulsa. Three Cowboy errors in the 8th allowed Texas to tie it, then with the bases loaded, Zane Gurwitz singled down the right field line to score C.J. Hinojosa and Tres Barerra, giving the Longhorns a 4-2 […]

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    The Tide Is In: Grand Slam Sends Alabama Past Oklahoma in Super Regional

    Alabama’s Marisa Runyon hit a grand slam in the bottom of the 6th inning to give the Crimson Tide the lead on their way to a 5-3 win over Oklahoma in Game 3 of the NCAA softball super regional in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, on Saturday night. The home run was the final big blow in a game of significant home runs, and was the key play that ended the Sooners’ season and sent the Crimson Tide to the Women’s College World […]

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    Alabama Shuts Out Sooners, Forces Third Game in Super Regional

    Alabama got a two-run home run from Jadyn Spencer in the third inning to provide the Crimson Tide with all the offense they needed in a 2-0 win over Oklahoma’s softball team in Game 2 of the NCAA super regional in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, on Saturday. Alabama freshman pitcher Alexis Osorio held the Sooners to just one hit as the Tide evened the series and forced the decisive Game 3 to determine who will advance to the Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma […]

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    Cowboys Oust Sooners to Make Big 12 Tourney Title Game

    Oklahoma State got two early runs, and kept Oklahoma’s offense in check on their way to a 5-1 win at the Big 12 Baseball Tournament at OneOK Field in Tulsa on Saturday afternoon. The Cowboys advance to the championship game to play Texas at noon on Sunday. OSU got two runs in the second inning, the first coming when Dustin Williams scored from third base after a wild pitch by OU pitcher Corey Copping. Bryan Case then grounded out, allowing Tim […]

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    Late Sooners Rally Powers OU Past Alabama in Super Regional

    Oklahoma’s softball team scored five runs in the 6th inning to come from behind and beat Alabama 5-2  in Game 1 of the NCAA super regional in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on Friday night. The Sooners had not gotten a hit against Alabama freshman pitcher Alexis Osorio through five innings, but trailing 2-0, exploded for five runs in the sixth inning to win it. The inning started with a pinch hit single up the middle by Callie Parsons. NCAA career home run […]

  • Barons Say Goodbye to OKC After Five Seasons

    The Oklahoma City Barons played their final game on Wednesday night, May 20, in a 1-0 loss to Utica in Game 7 of the American Hockey League Western Conference Semifinals. The team is moving to Bakersfield, California, next season after five years in OKC. Dylan Buckingham reports on the Barons’ thoughts on leaving Oklahoma City.  

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    Two in 9th Sends Sooners to Bedlam Battle Saturday

    Oklahoma’s baseball team scored two runs in the top of the 9th inning beat Kansas State 3-1 in an elimination game of the Big 12 Tournament Friday night at OneOK Field in Tulsa. The Sooners win sets up a matchup with Oklahoma State on Saturday at 12:30. With the game tied 1-1, Robert Tasin hit a bouncing ball up the middle for an infield single that scored Kolbey Carpenter from third base to give OU a 2-1 lead. Tasin scored later […]

  • Marques Haynes

    Harlem Globetrotter Legend and Oklahoma Native Marques Haynes Dies at 89

    One of the greatest ballhandlers in the history of basketball, Oklahoma native Marques Haynes died on Friday, May 22, at the age of 89. Haynes was a member of the famed Harlem Globetrotters and became famous for his dribbling ability, which would baffle opponents and entertain fans for decades. Haynes was born in Sand Springs, and attended Langston University in the 1940’s. It was a member of the Langston Lions when Haynes first drew attention from the Globetrotters. Langston played […]

  • Antonio Smith

    OKC Native and Former OSU Star Investigated for Child Abuse

    Former John Marshall High School and Oklahoma State defensive lineman Antonio Smith is being investigated on charges of child abuse in Texas. The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s office says the allegations are “sexual in nature.” The sheriff’s office first received a complaint in November about Smith and forwarded their report to the district attorney in February. Smith is in his first year with the Denver Broncos after an 11-year NFL career, including last season with the Oakland Raiders. Smith has […]

  • ‘When you hear it’s cancer, it just takes your breath away,’ The voice of OSU talks about his battle

    Oklahoma State athletics has featured legendary coaches like Iba, Sutton, Smith, and Ward, as well as athletes like Kurland, Fenimore, Sanders, and Incaviglia. But “the voice” of OSU sports, the man most people in Stillwater hear, but many don’t see. And he’s currently in the biggest fight of his young life. Bob Barry, Jr. reports on the public address announcer for Cowboy sports, Larry  Reece. “Ladies and Gentlemen…it’s a great day in Stillwater, Oklahoma.  Are you ready for Cowboy football?” Oh, that […]

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    Paige Parker One of Three Finalists for Freshman of the Year

    Oklahoma pitcher Paige Parker has been named one of three finalists for the first ever softball National Freshman of the Year, sponsored by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association. Parker is joined by Oregon’s Jenna Lilley and Alabama’s Alexis Osorio. Parker has had one of the best freshman seasons in Sooners history, going 27-5 with a 1.49 earned run average, and striking out 211. She’s also been very good at the plate, hitting .406, with 9 home runs and 42 runs batted in. Parker […]