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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 Spread the Wealth in the Run Game

    Oklahoma won’t have touted freshman running back Joe Mixon this season after his suspension following an assault charge in the preseason, but the Sooners showed in their season opener Saturday night they have plenty of talent at tailback. OU had three backs get a fairly even amount of carries in a 48-16 win over Louisiana Tech, producing five touchdowns between Semaje Perine, Alex Ross, and Keith Ford. Dylan Buckingham reports from Norman.  

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    Seminoles Hold Off Cowboys in Season Opener

    (Arlington, TX)— Top-ranked Florida State held off a scrappy Oklahoma State team to win the season opener 37-31 on Saturday night at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington. The Cowboys held Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston and the Seminoles to just a field goal on Florida State’s 1st possession.  But when OSU got it back for their 2nd try, they had to start on their own 3 yard line after a muffed kickoff return. On the 1st snap, Pokes quarterback J.W. Walsh threw it right to Florida […]

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    Sooners Roll Over Louisiana Tech 48-16 in Opener

    Oklahoma scored on their first three possessions in their season opener against Louisiana Tech, and beat the Bulldogs 48-16 Saturday night in Norman. OU marched 70 yards in 8 plays on their opening drive, capping it with a 22-yard touchdown run by Keith Ford to make it 7-0 Sooners. Oklahoma’s next drive was five plays and 54 yards, with Trevor Knight passing to Sterling Shepard for a 16-yard touchdown to make it 14-0. Knight finished 19 of 34 passing for 253 yards. The […]

  • Cowboys, Seminoles Get Ready for Opener in Dallas’ Palace

    Oklahoma State kicks off the 2014 season Saturday night at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, when they meet top-ranked Florida State at 7:00. Florida State is the heavy favorite, but regardless of the outcome, both teams are excited about getting the chance to play in the home of the Dallas Cowboys. Bob Barry, Jr. reports from Arlington.  

  • Sooners Begin Quest for College Football Playoff With Louisiana Tech

    Oklahoma’s football season kicks off Saturday night at 6:00 when the Sooners host Louisiana Tech at Owen Field. Oklahoma is ranked third in the preseason coaches poll and fourth in the Associated Press poll. OU is being picked by many to make the College Football Playoff, so will it be a disappointing season if they don’t make it? OU head coach Bob Stoops had an answer for that.  

  • Stoops and Sooners Feel For Sam Bradford

    At his first weekly news conference of the season on Monday, OU head coach Bob Stoops was asked about the season-ending knee injury suffered by former Sooner and now St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford. Stoops says the entire OU football office was crushed to hear the news, and Stoops texted Bradford to wish him well and let him know the entire OU program is supporting him. Bradford suffered a torn left ACL on Saturday night in the Rams’ game […]

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    Hunter Mahan Takes First PGA Tour Playoff Event

    Former Oklahoma State golfer Hunter Mahan shot a final round 65 to finish at 14-under par and win the Barclays by two shots on Sunday in Paramus, New Jersey. The Barclays is the first of the four stops in the PGA Tour Playoffs, and moves Mahan to number one in the FedEx Cup standings. It was Mahan’s first PGA Tour win since 2012 and his sixth overall.    Mahan took the lead by himself with a birdie putt on #15, then […]

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    Update: Rams coach says Sam Bradford is out for season with torn ACL

    UPDATED 8/24/14 6:30 p.m. – ST. LOUIS, Mo. –  St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher announced at a press conference late Sunday that Sam Bradford will miss the entire 2014 NFL season with a torn ACL. Jeff Fisher announced Sam Bradford will miss the entire 2014 @NFL season with a torn ACL: http://t.co/QFO0eoiXuA pic.twitter.com/y3eGwsroJx — St. Louis Rams (@STLouisRams) August 24, 2014 St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford is finished for the season after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament in […]

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    Wes Welker Suffers Another Concussion

    Former Heritage Hall star Wes Welker suffered another concussion on Saturday night, putting his immediate and long term future in doubt. The Denver Broncos receiver caught a pass late in the first half of the Denver Broncos game against the Houston Texans, and was hit hard by Houston defensive back D.J. Swearinger. Swearinger was flagged for a helmet-to-helmet hit on the play. This is Welker’s third concussion in 10 months, and he’ll have to follow NFL protocol and pass several concussion […]

  • Cowboys Face Top-Ranked Team, Top Player, To Start Season

    Oklahoma State will open their 2014 football season on August 30th at Cowboys  Stadium in Arlington, Texas, against the top-ranked team in the country, with the best player in the country. Florida State is the reigning national champion, is the preseason number one pick in both major polls, and has last year’s Heisman Trophy winner in quarterback Jameis Winston. OSU will be looking for their first win over Florida State since their first meeting with the Seminoles, in the 1958 […]

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    Former Sooner Pitcher Suffers Season-Ending Injury

    Former OU and Edmond Memorial pitcher Garrett Richards had been having his best season in the major leagues, but it ended prematurely on Wednesday night with a season-ending injury. The L.A. Angels pitcher suffered a torn patellar tendon in his left knee while attempting to cover first base in the second inning of a game at Fenway Park against Boston. Richards was carted off the field and on Thursday, the Angels announced he will be out six to nine months with […]