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
  • TCU Eliminates Sooners from Big 12 Baseball Tourney

    TCU gained a measure of revenge for two late game regular season losses to Oklahoma by routing the Sooners 9-4 in an elimination game of the Big 12 Baseball Tournament at the Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City on Thursday. The Horned Frogs built a 9-0 lead before OU rallied a bit in the ninth inning with four runs. Kyle Mendenhall got it started for the Sooners with an RBI single, then Brandon Zaragoza drove in two on a single before […]

  • Kickoff Time and TV Set for Sooners vs. Buckeyes

    Oklahoma’s premier non-conference football game for next season had its kickoff time and television network announced on Thursday. The Sooners will visit Ohio State on September 9 for a game that will begin at 6:30 pm on ABC. It will be the fourth meeting in history between the two teams, with the visiting team winning each of the first three times. The Buckeyes beat the Sooners 45-24 last year in Norman. OU’s only previous visit to Columbus was a memorable […]

  • Texas Doubles Up Sooners for Big 12 Tourney Win

    The Texas Longhorns got a pair of home runs from Kacy Clemens and never trailed in an 8-4 win over Oklahoma on Wednesday night in the first round of the Big 12 Baseball Tournament at the Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City. Clemens connected on two-run home runs in the first and third innings, helping Texas to a 5-0 lead. Oklahoma answered with an RBI single from Austin O’Brien that scored Renae Martinez in the fourth inning, cutting UT’s lead to […]

  • Cowboys Upset Top Seed in Big 12 Tourney Opener

    Oklahoma State’s baseball team got three early runs and shutout pitching to beat top seed Texas Tech in the first round of the Big 12 Baseball Tournament on Wednesday at the Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City. Blake Battenfield threw six scoreless innings as the OSU starter, giving up four hits and striking out four. OSU got a pair of sacrifice flies to score their first two runs. In the top of the second inninng, Cade Cabbiness flied out to score […]

  • All-Big 12 Baseball Teams Named On Eve of Tournament

    Two Sooners and two Cowboys were named to the first team All-Big 12 baseball team released on Tuesday by the league’s coaches. Oklahoma’s Brylie Ware and Steele Walker, and Oklahoma State’s Garrett Benge and Garrett McCain were all first team selections. Ware was also the Big 12 Co-Newcomer of the Year. The Big 12 honors were announced one day before the start of the conference’s postseason tournament at the Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma State will face top seed […]

  • Sooners Complete Comeback to Win NCAA Regional

    Oklahoma’s softball team completed their unlikely comeback to win the NCAA regional on Monday, beating Tulsa 3-0 at Marita Hynes Field in Norman in the if necessary championship game to advance to their 11th super regional. The Sooners didn’t take long to get the lead, with Nicole Mendes hitting a leadoff home run in the top of the first inning. OU added a run in the 5th inning when Macey Hatfield blasted a solo home run to make it 2-0. […]

  • Cowgirls Win NCAA Regional Opener

    Oklahoma State’s softball team got an impressive pitching performance from Brandi Needham and some late timely hits to beat Florida International 2-0 in the opening round of the NCAA softball regionals in Gainesville, Florida, on Friday. With the game scoreless in the bottom of the 6th inning, Vanessa Shippy doubled home Maddi Holcomb. Two batters later, Madi Sue Montgomery singled in Shippy to make it 2-0 Cowgirls. That’s all the offense Needham needed. She gave up just three hits and […]

  • Bedlam Baseball Rained Out, Doubleheader Friday in OKC

    The first Bedlam baseball game scheduled for Thursday night in Tulsa was postponed due to severe weather. Oklahoma and Oklahoma State will now try to play a doubleheader on Friday at the Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City, with the first game set to start at 3:00 pm. The third and final game of the series is still scheduled for Saturday at 7:00 at the Brick. Tickets from Thursday’s series opener in Tulsa can be exchanged at the Bricktown Ballpark box […]

  • Russell Westbrook Named First Team All-NBA

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook has been named first team All-NBA it was revealed on Thursday. Westbrook tied LeBron James for the second most votes for first team, missing being a unanimous pick by just one vote. Houston’s James Harden was the only unanimous selection. Westbrook broke Oscar Robertson’s single season NBA record for triple doubles with 42, and joined Robertson as the only players to average a triple double for a season. This is the sixth time Westbrook […]

  • Shannon Miller Elected to Oklahoma Hall of Fame

    Edmond native and 7-time Olympic medalist gymnast Shannon Miller will be inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame. Miller is one of nine who will be enshrined in November in Oklahoma City. Miller won five medals at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, then added two golds at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. She has won more Olympic medals in gymnastics than any other American.  

  • High School State Baseball Tournaments Continue

    The Class 6A state baseball tournament continued on Friday at Choctaw High School. Broken Arrow beat Norman North 4-1 in a quarterfinal game postponed from Thursday. In the first semifinal, Mustang beat Yukon 4-1 to advance to the championship game Saturday. In the second semifinal, Westmoore beat Broken Arrow 8-2. The championship game will be played Saturday at noon at the Bricktown Ballpark between Mustang and Westmoore.