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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
  • Perry Jones

    Thunder Trade Perry Jones to Boston

    The Oklahoma City Thunder have traded forward Perry Jones to the Boston Celtics, along with a 2019 second round draft pick and cash, in exchange for a Celtics second round pick in 2018 and a trade exception The move appears to be mainly for salary reasons. It frees up over 2 million dollars from the upcoming season, reducing the Thunder’s luxury tax requirement, since they will be over the salary cap for the 2015-16 season. Jones has played three seasons for the […]

  • Dallas Keuchel

    Tulsa’s Dallas Keuchel Chosen to Start All-Star Game

    Tulsa native and former Oklahoma City RedHawks pitcher Dallas Keuchel has been chosen to be the American League’s starting pitcher in the Major League Baseball All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 14, in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Houston Astros pitcher was chosen by A.L. manager Ned Yost to start the game, becoming the first native Oklahoman to start an All-Star Game since Broken Arrow’s Brad Penny in 2006. Keuchel and Penny are the only men to be the starting pitcher in an All-Star Game that were born […]

  • Enes Kanter

    Match Game: Thunder Match Blazers, Will Re-Sign Enes Kanter

    The Oklahoma City Thunder took it down to the final day,  but OKC has matched Portland’s offer sheet to center Enes Kanter and will re-sign the four-year pro from Turkey. The Thunder issued a statement Sunday, July 12, saying they have excercised their right of first refusal, and have matched the offer sheet Kanter signed on Thursday The offer sheet was for a maximum contract, reportedly a  four year deal worth $70 million. Yahoo! Sports reported the Thunder had offered Kanter a deal for around $62 […]

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    Thunder Announce Summer League Roster

    The Oklahoma City Thunder announced their roster for the NBA Summer League in Orlando, Florida, starting July 4th. 15 players are on the roster, but it does not include first round draft pick Cameron Payne, who has been bothered by a finger injury suffered in pre-draft workouts. Here is the Thunder’s roster for the Summer League: # Player POS Height Weight From 23 Bader, Travis G 6-5 190 Oakland 7 Christon, Semaj G 6-3 190 Xavier 41 Cobbins, Michael F 6-8 230 […]

  • Kyle Singler

    Reports: Kyle Singler Agrees to Deal With Thunder

    On the opening day of free agency in the NBA, there are multiple reports the Oklahoma City Thunder have reached an agreement to re-sign Kyle Singler. Reports indicate it’s a five-year deal worth almost 25 million dollars, with the last year a team option. Singler was traded to OKC from Detroit in February, but only averaged just under four points a game. Singler is one of two Thunder free agents, the other being center Enes Kanter. Kanter is reportedly meeting with Thunder officials this […]

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    Thunder Make Trade With Eye on the Future

    The Oklahoma City Thunder made a trade on Tuesday, June 30, sending guard Luke Ridnour and cash considerations to the Toronto Raptors in exchange for Tomislav Zubcic and a $2.85 million trade exception. Zubcic was drafted by Toronto in 2012, but has not played in the NBA and is not likely to play for the Thunder. Zubcic is from Croatia and has played professionally in Croatia since being drafted by the Raptors. OKC has one year to use the trade exception, allowing them to acquire […]

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    Thunder Announce Coaching Staff

    The Oklahoma City Thunder have officially announced their coaching staff under new head coach Billy Donovan. Donovan’s staff will include new additions in Anthony Grant, Monty Williams, and Maurice Cheeks, while Mark Bryant and Darko Rajakovic will be retained from the previous staff under Scott Brooks. Grant had been the head coach at Alabama and Virginia Commonwealth, and previously was an assistant to Donovan at Florida. Williams has the been head coach of the New Orleans Pelicans the past five seasons, and […]

  • Cameron Payne

    Thunder Pick Cameron Payne in First Round of NBA Draft

    With their first round pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, the Oklahoma City Thunder picked the player they had reportedly been wanting all along. OKC selected Murray State point guard Cameron Payne with the number 14 overall pick in the first round of the draft. Payne is 6’3″ and left-handed. He led Murray State to a perfect conference season last year and a berth in the National Invitation Tournament. Payne was the Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year last […]

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    OSU to Face Another OSU in Home-and-Home Football Series

    Oklahoma State’s football team announced on Thursday, June 25, they have scheduled a home-and-home two-game series with the Oregon State Beavers. OSU will visit Corvallis, Oregon, to play Oregon State on August 31, 2019. The Beavers will then come to  Stillwater to play OSU on September 5, 2020. The two teams have never played each other in football.  

  • Former KFOR Sportscaster Robert Allen Remembers Bob Barry, Jr.

    Robert Allen’s memories of Bob Barry, Jr., go back to Wichita Falls, Texas, where both worked before becoming co-workers at what was then KTVY, then later KFOR. Robert worked with Bob Jr. for nearly a decade, and has fond memories of Bob as a mentor, co-worker, and friend. Brian Brinkley and Nate Feken sat down and talked with Robert to get his memories of Bob Barry, Jr.  

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    Sooners Set Kickoff Time For Season Opener

    Oklahoma’s football team announced the kickoff time for their 2015 season opener. The Sooners will face Akron in the season opener on September 5 in a game that will kickoff at 6:00 and be televised on pay-per-view on Fox Sports Oklahoma. It will be the first time OU has ever played Akron in football. Oklahoma’s other two non-conference games have already had kickoff times announced. The Sooners will play Tennessee on September 12 at 5:00 on ESPN, then the next […]