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Brian Brinkley is Oklahoma’s NewsChannel 4’s Sports Director.

Brian has been at KFOR since 1990, when he was a production assistant at News Channel 4. He was a sports anchor and reporter from 1992 to 2015, and was the weekend sports anchor from 1996 to 2015.

Brian is a lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City area, and grew up watching Channel 4 before becoming part of the KFOR family.

Before coming to KFOR, he was an intern at WWLS and was sports director at KGOU Radio.

Brian has received statewide attention for his reporting and anchoring.
He is a three-time finalist for Oklahoma Sportscaster of the Year, and 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 Begin Spring Football Practice

    Oklahoma State’s football team was back on the field today for their first spring practice. The Cowboys worked out at the Sherman Smith Center’s indoor facility this afternoon in Stillwater. The intrasquad spring game will be on April 15. For OSU, it’s a season that will have high expectations, with a wealth of talent returning on offense and the potential to contend for a Big 12 championship. OSU head coach Mike Gundy even compares next year’s squad to the 2011 […]

  • Cowboys Honored on Media All-Big 12 Basketball Team

    Oklahoma State’s men’s basketball team had three players honored on the Associated Press’s All-Big 12 teams released on Monday. Guard Jawun Evans was named first team All-Big 12, forward Jeffrey Carroll was named second team, and guard Phil Forte was honorable mention. Those honors were identical to the Big 12 coaches postseason honors. Evans was also honored with a third team All-American selection by the Sporting News. The 2017 AP All-Big 12 team, with players listed with school, classification, height, […]

  • Work Ethic Drives Taylor Roberts on Record Quest

    Classen senior Taylor Roberts has been a prolific scorer her entire high school career, but it’s not been by accident. Long hours of shooting and practice have made her one of the top scorers in the history of Oklahoma high school girls basketball. She entered the weekend just 23 points away from breaking the all-time career scoring record in the state, and KFOR’s Nikki Kay spoke with her as she got close to the record.    

  • Sooners Hoping for Home Court Edge in Big 12 Women’s Tournament

    Oklahoma’s women’s basketball team begins play in the Big 12 Women’s Tournament in Oklahoma City on Saturday night at 8:30 pm when they face sixth-seeded West Virginia in the quarterfinals. Chesapeake Arena is hosting the event for the second year in a row, and it’s the fifth time overall OKC has hosted the women’s tournament. OU head coach Sherri Coale is hoping a partisan crowd will help her team with their support.  

  • Cowgirls Down Kansas in First Round of Big 12 Tournament

    Oklahoma State got big games from a pair of veterans to beat Kansas 79-75 in the first round of the Big 12 Women’s Basketball Tournament on Friday night at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. Center Kaylee Jensen had 23 points and 12 rebounds, and senior guard Diana Omozee had 21 points and 8 rebounds to lead OSU to the win. Mandy Coleman added 14 points, as OSU dominated the glass, outrebounding the Jayhawks 53-24. The Cowgirls had issues with turnovers […]

  • Thunder Rally Falls Short Against Suns

    The Oklahoma City Thunder got another huge game from Russell Westbrook, but a late rally was not enough, as the Phoenix Suns beat OKC 118-111 on Friday night at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona. Westbrook had 48 points, his fourth straight 40-point game, and added 17 rebounds and 9 assists. Westbrook didn’t get a lot offensive help, however. Alex Abrines was next on the scoring list with 13, while Domantas Sabonis and Enes Kanter added 11 apiece. Westbrook […]

  • Class A and Class B Boys and Girls State Tournament Scores

    Here are scores from the Class A and Class B boys and girls state basketball tournament games: Class B Girls  Thursday Quarterfinals at Deer Creek: Varnum 45, Leedey 43 Kremlin-Hillsdale 40, Burlington 33 Lomega 54, Duke 24 Hammon 71, Sasakwa 49 Semifinals on Friday at State Fair Arena: Kremlin-Hillsdale 29, Hammon 19 Lomega 112, Varnum 59 Championship Game Saturday at State Fair Arena: Kremlin-Hillsdale vs. Lomega, 5:30 pm   Class B Boys  Thursday Quarterfinals at State Fair Arena: Calumet 62, […]

  • Blazers Rally Late to Beat Thunder in Portland

    The Portland Trail Blazers went on a 16-0 run late in the game to take control, then survived a furious rally by the Oklahoma City Thunder to win 114-109 at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon, on Thursday night. The Thunder led 101-94 with about five and a half minutes left when Portland reeled off 16 straight points, taking the lead on a tip-in by Jusuf Nurkic to make it 103-101 Blazers. Portland built the lead to 110-101, and then […]

  • Marlow’s Joe Dial Elected to National High School Hall of Fame

    Former Marlow high school pole vaulter Joe Dial was elected to the National High School Hall of Fame on Wednesday. Dial set the national high school record for the pole vault his senior year in 1981, vaulting 17′ 9 1/2″, a record which stood for 18 years. He won four individual state championships in the pole vault before going on to compete at Oklahoma State, where he won the NCAA outdoor pole vault national title four times. Dial was the […]

  • NFL GM Unhappy Joe Mixon is Not at NFL Combine

    Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn expressed his displeasure on Wednesday about OU running back Joe Mixon not being at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Mixon is not among the running backs who will work out for NFL scouts. The NFL instituted a conduct policy last year in which players who have convictions involving violence, use of a weapon, domestic violence or sexual assault are not invited to the Combine. Mixon punched a woman in the summer of 2014 […]

  • Cowgirl Star, Sooners Honored By Big 12

    The Big 12 women’s basketball postseason awards were released on Wednesday afternoon, with six players from Oklahoma’s Big 12 schools honored. The awards were based on voting by the league’s coaches. Oklahoma State center Kaylee Jensen made first team All-Big 12. Oklahoma center Vionise Pierre-Louis and guard Peyton Little both made second team All-Big 12. OU’s Maddie Manning and Gabbi Ortiz were both honorable mention All-Big 12. Guard Chelsea Dungee made the All-Big 12 Freshman Team. One other player with […]