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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.


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    Okies in the NFL, Week 10

    Several former college stars from Oklahoma once again helped the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. Former OSU receiver Dez Bryant had six catches for 158 yards, his second highest career total, and caught two touchdown passes in the Cowboys’ 31-17 win over Jacksonville in London. Former Sooner DeMarco Murray recorded his 9th 100-yard rushing game of the season with 19 carries for 100 yards. Former OSU running back Joseph Randle had 7 carries for 56 yards and a 40-yard touchdown run, while former […]

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    Barons 3-Game Win Streak Ends in San Antonio

    SAN ANTONIO — Bobby Butler scored two goals and Garrett Wilson had three assists for the San Antonio Rampage who defeated the Oklahoma City Barons 3-1 Sunday at the AT&T Center. Butler’s first goal came on the Rampage’s first shot when Wilson took possession near the right corner of the Oklahoma City zone and sent a centering pass to Butler who beat Barons goalie Laurent Brossoit for a 1-0 lead just 57 seconds into the game. Butler added an empty-netter […]

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    Sooners Drop Out of AP Poll, Still in Coaches Top 25

    Oklahoma’s football team is unranked in the Associated Press poll released Sunday, Nov. 9, for the first time since the end of the 2009 season. The Sooners’ 48-14 loss to Baylor dropped OU out of the top 25, ending a streak of 76 straight AP polls in which they had been ranked. That streak is the fifth longest in school history. Oklahoma dropped to 24th in the coaches poll. Mississippi State remains number in both polls. OU visits Texas Tech […]

  • Baylor Slaughters Sooners in Norman, 48-14

    Baylor responded to a 14-3 deficit with 45 straight points and beat Oklahoma 48-14 at Owen Field in Norman on Saturday. The Bears handed Oklahoma their worst home loss since 1997, and their first back-to-back home losses since 1998. It was Baylor’s first win ever against OU in Norman in 12 games. It also matched the worst regular season loss in the Bob Stoops era, equaling the 34-point loss to Oklahoma State in 2011. The only greater deficit under Stoops was USC’s 36-point win in […]

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    VIDEO: Russell Westbrook Trying to Stay Positive as He Nurses Hand Injury

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook spoke to the media on Saturday for the first time since he suffered a fractured right hand against the Los Angeles Clippers on October 30. Westbrook says he’s trying to stay positive and is trying to teach and encourage the younger players as he nurses his injury, which will keep him out at least three more weeks. Westbrook also talks about his initial reaction to the injury, saying he was “pissed off” when he […]

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    Baylor Leads Oklahoma 24-14 at Halftime

    (Norman)— 12th ranked Baylor rallied from an 11-point first quarter deficit to score three straight touchdowns for a 24-14 halftime lead over 15th ranked Oklahoma before a sellout crowd at Owen Field in Norman. After Trevor Knight passed for a couple of short touchdown tosses in the first quarter and the Sooners led 14-3…Baylor took over in the 2nd period. The Bears started a 75 yard drive late in the quarter and finished it off with the 33 yard touchdown […]

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    Nets Blow Out Thunder in Brooklyn

    The Brooklyn Nets started the game hot and never let up in a 116-85 rout of the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Monday night. The loss was OKC’s worst regular season defeat since a 35-point defeat to Portland in April of 2009 in the Thunder’s first season. It was also the worst regular season road loss since January of 2009, in a 42-point defeat at Minnesota. The Nets knocked 52 percent of their shots […]

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    Big 12 Announces Kickoff Times and TV for Nov. 15

    The Big 12 Conference announced kickoff times on Monday for games to be played on November 15. Oklahoma will visit Texas Tech that day for a 2:30 kickoff in Lubbock. The game will be televised by either ABC or ESPN. Oklahoma State hosts Texas on the 15th in a 6:30 kickoff in a game that will be televised by Fox.  

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    Sooner QB Honored by Big 12

    Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight was named the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week on Monday, Nov. 3. Knight accounted for six touchdowns, three rushing and three passing, and had 376 total yards in OU’s 59-14 rout of Iowa State last Saturday in Ames. Knight had a career high 146 yards rushing and passed for 230 more in the Sooners’ 16th straight win over the Cyclones. Knight and the Sooners host #10 Baylor this Saturday at 11:00 am.  

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    Cowboys Faced K-State Without Desmond Roland

    Oklahoma State lost at Kansas State 48-14 on Saturday night in Manhattan, but that wasn’t the most disappointing part of the trip for the Cowboys. OSU played the game without starting running back Desmond Roland, who did not make the trip after his mother died a few days earlier. Dylan Buckingham reports from Manhattan.  

  • Sooner Offense on All Cylinders vs. Cyclones, Baylor Next

    Oklahoma’s offense put up huge numbers against Iowa State in a 59-14 rout of the Cyclones on Saturday, Nov. 1. OU rolled up 751 total yards, the fourth most in school history and the most since 1988. They also rushed for 510 yards, the  most in a game since the 1989 season opener. Three Sooners rushed for at least 100 yards, the first time that’s happened since 1992. Now the Sooners get a much stiffer test as they welcome #10 […]