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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
  • Tom Lehman Gets A Look at Oak Tree

    He won the 1996 British Open, and has won three Champions Tour major championships. Tom Lehman is 55 years old, but he’s never played Oak Tree National in Edmond, site of this year’s U.S. Senior Open. With practice rounds set to begin on July 7th, Lehman was in Edmond on June 30th, getting his first look at the course and figuring out what it will take to win his first U.S. Senior Open title. Lehman didn’t qualify for the 1988 PGA […]

  • Oak Tree Gang Excited About U.S. Senior Open

    The U.S. Senior Open golf tournament will be played at Oak Tree National in Edmond this summer, and several members of the “Oak Tree Gang” will be among those competing for the Champions Tour major title. Former OSU golfer and Oak Tree resident Scott Verplank will turn 50 shortly before the tournament, making him eligible for the Champions Tour. The U.S. Senior Open will be his first Champions Tour event. Dr. Gil Morgan is third all-time for most wins on the […]

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    Report: Pau Gasol To Meet With Thunder

    The Los Angeles Times is reporting L.A. Lakers forward Pau Gasol will meet with the Oklahoma City Thunder, among other teams, as he makes a decision as a free agent. The report indicates Gasol will also meet with the Chicago Bulls and Golden State Warriors. Gasol is 33 and has said he’s more concerned with being with a contending team than getting a higher salary. The New York Knicks are also a potential landing spot for Gasol, since his former Lakers coach Phil Jackson […]

  • 25 Years Ago: Switzer Resigns at OU

    The news was sudden and shocking. Barry Switzer was resigning as the head football coach at the University of Oklahoma. It was June 19, 1989, and it marked the end of an era. An era that spanned 16 years with Switzer as the OU coach, 12 conference titles, and three national championships. That summer day 25 years ago, Switzer said he was drained, that he didn’t have the energy to be the Sooner coach any more. In spite of all […]

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    Nick Collison Has Knee Surgery

    The Oklahoma City Thunder announced Thursday veteran forward Nick Collison underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee. Collison appeared in all but one regular season game this season for OKC, averaging 4.2 points and 3.6 rebounds a game. Collison is expected to miss between four to six weeks before he is able to return to offseason activities.      

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    Former OSU Player Going to Junior College in Iowa

    Former Oklahoma State guard Stevie Clark has committed to play at Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa, Iowa, according to a report by Basketballtimes.com. Clark was dismissed from the OSU team last season after two arrests, one for marijuana possession and a second for outraging public decency. Clark averaged 5.3 points his freshman season at OSU, after a star-studded high school career at Douglass in Oklahoma City. He led the Trojans to four state championships and was a two-time state player of the […]

  • Baseball, Hot Dogs, and…Prom Dresses?

    The Heartland Baseball Classic got started on Tuesday in Norman, and Oklahoma began play by facing Maryland. In the crowd were two girls sporting prom dresses, the result of a lost bet with two of the Maryland players being hosted this week by a friend of the girls. Norman North seniors-to-be Rachel  Gipson and Cali Massad lost a bet and the payoff was having to wear their prom dresses to the Oklahoma-Maryland game. Maryland players Justin Craft and Andrew Spinnenweber […]

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    LSU Transfer Eligible Immediately at OSU

    Oklahoma State head basketball coach Travis Ford announced Monday the NCAA has approved a waiver and LSU transfer Anthony Hickey will be eligible to play for the Cowboys next season, without having to sit out the normal one season as a transfer. “Anthony brings us great experience and a lot of versatility at the guard position,” Ford said. “He’s someone who has competed and played at the highest level in the SEC (Southeastern Conference). He could be a game-changer defensively with […]

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    Former Cowboy Golfer Runner-Up at U.S. Open

    Former Oklahoma State golfer Rickie Fowler shot a final round 72 and was one of just three golfers under par at the U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 in North Carolina on Sunday. Fowler finished at one-under par, tied with Erik Compton, but eight shots behind the winner Martin Kaymer. Fowler’s finish was his best ever in a major championship.   He began the day five shots behind Kaymer, but could not make up any ground. After taking a double bogey on […]

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    Fisher Introduced As Knicks Coach

    Former Oklahoma City Thunder guard Derek Fisher was officially introduced as the new head coach of the New York Knicks on Tuesday morning. Fisher takes over a Knicks team that did not make the NBA Playoffs this season and has won just one playoff series in the last 14 years. He is reunited with his former coach with the L.A. Lakers, Phil Jackson, who is now the Knicks president. Jackson wanted to hire a young coach who he is familiar with, […]

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    Fisher Ruled Out for Lakers Job?

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Derek Fisher may have had his options trimmed by one. The Los Angeles Times is reporting the Los Angeles Lakers would like to narrow their search for a new head coach to those who have previous head coaching experience, which would rule out Fisher. Fisher has been rumored to be a candidate for the head coaching vacancies for both the Lakers and the New York Knicks. Fisher also has not ruled out returning next season as a player. Fisher […]