Remembering May 20th, 5 years later
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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
  • Coaches Express Condolences to Gregg Popovich on Death of His Wife

    The news broke during the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Game 2 against the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night that San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich’s wife Erin had died at age 67 after an extended illness. After the game, both Thunder head coach Billy Donovan and Jazz head coach Quin Snyder expressed their sympathies and condolences to Popovich and his family.  

  • Paul George Questionable For Game 2 vs. Jazz

    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George is not certain to play when the Thunder host the Utah Jazz in Game 2 of their first round NBA Playoffs Series on Wednesday night. George tweaked a hip injury in Game 1 and did not do much in pracatice on Tuesday according to Thunder head coach Billy Donovan. The Jazz have an injury issue with a key player as well. Rookie Donovan Mitchell has been listed as questionable to play after suffering a […]

  • Sooners Pick Up Maine Graduate Transfer

    Oklahoma’s men’s basketball team announced Tuesday they have signed Aaron Calixte, a graduate transfer from the University of Maine. Calixte will be eligible to play immediately next season for the Sooners as a graduate transfer. In four seasons, counting a redshirt year at Maine, Calixte averaged 11.6 points a game. As a redshirt junior last year, Calixte averaged 16.9 points a game, 3.2 assists, and shot .386 from three-point range. Calixte was a third team All-America East selection and was […]

  • Two Thunder Stars and Former Sooner in USA Team Pool

    Oklahoma City Thunder stars Russell Westbrook and Paul George, plus former Sooners star Blake Griffin are among a group of 35 players in the pool for the U.S. Men’s National Team for 2018 to 2020. USA Basketball made the announcement Friday. The pool will make up the roster for the 2019 World Cup and the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. Westbrook won gold medals for Team USA in the 2010 World Cup and 2012 Olympics, while George won gold […]

  • Cowboys Are Young at QB, Deep at RB

    Oklahoma State’s football team is more than a week into spring practice and it’s a tale of two positions at quarterback and running back. OSU is very inexperienced at quarterback, with Mason Rudolph now gone, and Taylor Cornelius and Keondre Wudtee are the top two players on campus at that position. At running back, the Cowboys are deep and talented and head coach Mike Gundy feels good about the running game.

  • New Look Cowboys in Spring Football

    Oklahoma State’s spring football practice has been going on for more than a week. Wednesday was the first time the media could watch some of the practice. OSU head coach Mike Gundy said there is a lot of new for the Cowboys this spring, including a new defensive coordinator Jim Knowles, and players trying to learn a lot of new things.  

  • Thunder Lose at Home to Warriors

    The Oklahoma City Thunder had a poor shooting night and former Thunder star Kevin Durant had 34 points for Golden State as the Warriors beat OKC 111-107 on Tuesday night at Chesapeake¬† Arena. OKC shot just 38 percent and and were just 9-for-38 from three-point range. The Warriors built a 12 point lead in the third quarter, before the Thunder took the lead late in the quarter on a 3-pointer by Russell Westbrook, who had 44 points and 16 rebounds, […]

  • Thunder Assistant Maurice Cheeks on Making Hall of Fame

    Oklahoma City Thunder assistant coach Maurice Cheeks was officially announced as being elected to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday. Cheeks was in San Antonio for the announcement, and on Monday, spoke with local media about the honor.  

  • OSU’s Tavarius Shine and Yankuba Sima Ending Cowboy Careers

    Oklahoma State guard Tavarius Shine and forward Yankuba Sima have both decided to end their college careers and turn pro. Shine tweeted on Monday afternoon a picture of himself at OSU’s senior day this season, with an apparent farewell to the Cowboys. Shine has been at OSU for four years, but redshirted last season due to injury, and was eligible to return next season if he chose. The 6-6 native of Irving, Texas, averaged 6.2 points per game and shot […]

  • Bedlam Teams Rake in Big 12 Honors

    The Big 12’s weekly honors in baseball were swept by players from the state of Oklahoma, while another softball honor went to a Sooner star. Oklahoma State’s baseball team won two of the three weekly honors from the conference. OSU’s Jon Littell was Big 12 Player of the Week and Carson McCusker was the Big 12 Newcomer of the Week. Littell went 9-for-15, with three doubles, two triples, and four runs batted in during the Cowboys’ four games last week, […]

  • Former Cowgirl Wins First LPGA Major

    Former Oklahoma State golfer Pernilla Lindberg won her first LPGA major championship on Monday, beating Inbee Park on the 8th playoff hole to win the ANA Inspiration at Rancho Mirage, California. Lindberg made a 30-foot birdie putt on the 8th playoff hole to clinch the victory. The event went to a playoff on Sunday between Lindberg, Park, and Jennifer Song. Song dropped out with a par on the third playoff hole. Lindberg and Park played one more hole before it […]