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
  • Thunder Win Preseason Home Opener Over Pelicans

    The Oklahoma City Thunder had all their big stars playing for the first time this preseason and despite playing limited minutes, they led OKC to a 102-91 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night at Chesapeake Arena. Russell Westbrook made his preseason debut and had 9 points and 4 assists in just 10 minutes of action. Paul George led the Thunder with 25 points and hit three 3-pointers, and also led OKC in minutes played with 27. Carmelo […]

  • Week 6 of High School Football Kicks Off

    Week 6 of the high school football season kicked off Thursday night with a handful of games. Nate Feken attended two of them in the metro area. Here are the results of the games KFOR covered: Tulsa Union 70, Moore 0 Star-Spencer 27, U.S. Grant 15    

  • OSU Basketball Coach Mike Boynton Addresses Lamont Evans Case

    Oklahoma State men’s basketball coach Mike Boynton had not spoken to the media or made a statement since the arrest of his associate head coach Lamont Evans on charges of bribery, fraud and corruption. That silence ended Thursday when Boynton addressed the media before the Cowboys practiced at Gallagher-Iba Arena. Understandably, many of the questions to Boynton were about Evans, who was fired last Thursday and will make his next court appearance in New York on October 10. Evans was […]

  • Sooners to Wear All Crimson Uniforms Saturday vs. Cyclones

    Oklahoma’s football team announced Thursday they will wear all crimson uniforms for their game Saturday against Iowa State. The Sooners will wear their alternate “rough rider” uniforms , with crimson helmets, crimson jerseys and crimson pants. OU usually wears white pants with the crimson rough rider jersey, but they will go all crimson Saturday for the first time ever. Kickoff is set for 11:00 am and OU is planning on fans “striping the stadium” by alternating which sections wear red […]

  • Flowers Has Grown in Norman

    Oklahoma fullback Dimitri Flowers has good memories of playing Iowa State, the Sooners’ opponent this Saturday at 11:00 am in Norman. Last season Flowers had career highs in carries and yards, rushing for 115, in OU’s win over the Cyclones in Ames. He hasn’t put those kind of numbers up since, but he’s become a reliable part of a potent OU offense. Nikki Kay reports from Norman.

  • Cyclones Coach Impressed With Sooners Offense

    Oklahoma’s football team returns to action this Saturday when the Sooners host Iowa State at 11:00 am. With a veteran offensive line and a quarterback that’s a contender for the Heisman Trophy, OU’s offense is a daunting challenge to the Cyclones, according to Iowa State head coach Matt Campbell.  

  • Thunder Fall to Rockets in Preseason Opener

    The Houston Rockets made 24 3-pointers and beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 104-97 in the preseason opener for both teams on Tuesday night at the BOK Center in Tulsa. Playing without RussellĀ  Westbrook, Patrick Patterson and Alex Abrines, the Thunder fell behind in the first quarter and couldn’t keep up with the Rockets 3-point barrage. Carmelo Anthony led OKC with 19 points in just 20 minutes, while Paul George added 15 points. Westbrook did not play as he continues to […]

  • Sooners Prepare for Competitive Cyclones Team

    Oklahoma’s football team returns from its off week this Saturday by hosting Iowa State at 11:00 am on Owen Field. The Cyclones are 2-2 on the season, with losses to Iowa and Texas, and have had some extra time to get ready for the Sooners after playing the Longhorns last Thursday night. OU head coach Lincoln Riley believes Iowa State is an improved team, and OU quarterback Baker Mayfield expects it to be a physical game. Iowa State linebacker Joel […]

  • Cowboys Win Wild One in West Texas Over Red Raiders

    Oklahoma State’s football team survived a late rally from Texas Tech to beat the Red Raiders 41-34 at Jones Stadium in Lubbock, Texas, on Saturday night. OSU quarterback Mason Rudolph threw for 376 yards and three touchdowns, plus ran for two more scores, including the game-winner late in the fourth quarter. The Cowboys stopped Texas Tech on three downs to start the game, then got the ball and marched 68 yards in 7 plays, with Mason Rudolph passing over the […]

  • Sooners Hope for Improvement in Off Week

    Oklahoma’s football team is 4-0 and ranked in the top five in the nation, but the Sooners still feel they have a lot to improve on. With an off week after the win over Baylor, OU hopes they were able to get some players healthy and get better in certain areas before they resume the schedule on October 7 at home against Iowa State. Dylan Buckingham reports.  

  • Friday Night Heroes, Week 5

    High school football in Oklahoma hit the halfway mark of the regular season this weekend. Here are the games KFOR covered in Week 5 of the Friday Night Heroes: Tulsa Union 44, Owasso 41, 2 OT Westmoore 55, Edmond Memorial 28 Norman North 76, Mustang 31 Bethany 28, Harrah 13 Millwood 44, Christian Heritage 18 Heritage Hall 24, Weatherford 14 Ardmore 42, Southeast 9 Lawton 27, Putnam City 21