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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
  • Cowboys Heading Into Bears’ Den

    Oklahoma State’s football team is on a four-game losing streak, and the schedule isn’t getting any easier. The Cowboys visit 7th-ranked Baylor this Saturday at 6:30, and they’ll be facing a raucous crowd at the new McLane Stadium, Baylor’s new on-campus football stadium hard by the Brazos River. OSU has had Baylor’s number lately, though, winning seven of the last eight meeting, including an upset of the Bears last year in Stillwater. Nate Feken reports from Stillwater.  

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    Thunder Can’t Climb the Mountain in Loss at Denver

    The Oklahoma City Thunder rallied on the road, but couldn’t catch the Denver Nuggets in a 107-100 loss at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, on Wednesday night. The Thunder trailed by as many as 16 points in the third quarter, but made a surge, and when Serge Ibaka hit a three-pointer, the Denver lead was just three, 101-98. The Nuggets responded with back-to-back three-pointers from Wilson Chandler and Arron Afflalo  to make it 107-98 and clinch the win for […]

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    Sooners Blow Big Lead in Loss to Creighton

    Oklahoma’s 18th-ranked men’s basketball team looked to be in command at Creighton on Wednesday night, but lost an 18-point lead and eventually the game, 65-63 to the Blue Jays at CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska. The Sooners took an 18-point lead on the third of Ryan Spangler’s three 3-pointers, and were up 42-24. Creighton responded with a 21-2 run to take the lead, using hot three-point shooting to get back in the game and then take the lead at 48-46. […]

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    Gundy and Stoops Among Leaders in Betting Odds to Become Next Gator Coach

    With the University of Florida soon to have a vacancy for their head football coaching position, the rumor mills are already starting up as to who the Gators will get to be their next head coach. Will Muschamp will not return as the Florida head coach, so the list of candidates is already out, and it’s an interesting one. Bovada put out a list of betting odds as to who the next Gators head coach will be, and Oklahoma State’s Mike Gundy is […]

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    Cowgirl Earns First Big 12 Honor of Season

    Oklahoma State forward Brittney Martin was named the Big 12 Women’s Basketball Player of the Week on Monday, Nov. 17. Martin averaged 24.5 points a game in the Cowgirls’ first two games of the season, wins over Loyola Marymount and Texas Southern. Martin had a double-double in the season opener against Loyola Marymount, with 22 points and 11 rebounds, then had a game-high 27 points in the win over Texas Southern. It’s Martin’s sixth Big 12 weekly honor and second […]

  • OSU a Heavy Underdog at Baylor This Saturday

    Still needing one more win to become bowl eligible, Oklahoma State’s football team has two tough games left to finish their season. The Cowboys end the year with Bedlam in Norman, and this Saturday visit Baylor for a 6:30 kickoff in Waco, Texas. Baylor is nearly a four touchdown favorite to win the game, and the Cowboys are struggling on offense, averaging just 10 points a game during their four-game losing streak.  

  • Bob Stoops and Sterling Shepard Honored

    Oklahoma head football coach Bob Stoops and Sooner receiver Sterling Shepard were honored on Monday with the 2014 Disney Sports Spirit Award, which goes annually to college football’s most inspirational figure. Stoops and Shepard were honored for their relationship which was built 15 years ago, when Shepard’s dad Derrick died of a heart attack when Sterling was just six years old. Stoops took Sterling in and made him a part of the OU football family, eventually becoming a star player at […]

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    March Madness Coming to Oklahoma in Near Future

    The NCAA announced preliminary round host sites for the men’s basketball tournament for 2016, 2017, and 2018 on Monday, Nov. 17, and a pair of Oklahoma venues will be hosting games. Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City will host first and second round games in 2016, while the BOK Center in Tulsa will host first and second round games in 2017. The dates for the OKC games are March 18th and 20th, while the Tulsa dates are March 17th and 19th. […]

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    OU Men Move Up, Cowgirls Stay Put in AP Rankings

    Oklahoma’s men’s basketball team moved up one spot to 18th in this week’s Associated Press top 25 poll. The Sooners beat Southeastern Louisiana 78-53 on Sunday in Norman in their season opener. Oklahoma State’s men are receiving some votes and are the equivalent of 38th in the rankings. The Cowboys are 2-0 after beating Southeastern Louisiana on Friday and Prairie View A&M on Sunday. In the women’s top 25 poll, Oklahoma State stayed where they were in the preseason poll […]

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    Sooner Guard Wins First Big 12 Honor of the Season

    Oklahoma guard Buddy Hield is the season’s first Big 12 men’s basketball Player of the Week. Hield scored 25 points and set a school record by making seven of seven from three-point range in the Sooners’ 78-53 win over Southeastern Louisiana on Sunday in Norman. Hield’s 7-for-7 performance beyond the arc matched the conference record for most three-pointers made in a game without a miss. The weekly honor is the first of Hield’s career. Oklahoma plays its first road game […]

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    Samaje Perine Earns Big 12 Honor

    Oklahoma running back Samaje Perine was named the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week on Monday, Nov. 17. Perine rushed for 213 yards on 25 carries and scored three touchdowns in the Sooners’ 42-30 win over Texas Tech last Saturday. It’s the second time this season Perine has won the weekly honor. He was also the offensive player of the week after rushing for 242 yards against West Virginia on Sept. 20. The honor was the fifth Big 12 weekly award […]