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
  • OSU UT hoops

    Cowboys Rally But Fall Short at Texas

    Oklahoma State fell behind by 23 points before cutting the deficit to three and eventually losing to Texas 74-69 at the Erwin Center in Austin, Texas, on Saturday, January 16. OSU made just 2 of their first 15 shots to start the game and fell behind by 16 points and trailed at halftime 40-25. Texas built the lead to 23 early in the second half, before the Cowboys began to come back. Twice OSU cut the Longhorn lead to three, […]

  • OU WVU hoops

    Sooners Get Late Tip-In From Lattin To Beat West Virginia

    Khadeem Lattin tipped in a missed shot by Jordan Woodard with three seconds left to give second-ranked Oklahoma a 70-68 win over #11 West Virginia on Saturday, January 16, at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman. Oklahoma overcame 18 turnovers and 33 percent field goal shooting to get the win in a game that featured 7 ties and 10 lead changes. The game was tied at halftime 34-34, then West Virginia went on an 11-0 run to take a seven […]

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    Cowgirls Rout Sooners in Bedlam Basketball

    Oklahoma State’s women’s basketball team took control early and blew out 14th-ranked Oklahoma 73-42 on Saturday afternoon, January 16, at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater. OSU forced 26 turnovers, and held Oklahoma to season lows in points, field goal percentage (26%), 3-point ¬†percentage (14%), and assists (4). The Cowgirls went on an 11-1 run late in the first quarter to take control, leading by 10 after the first quarter, and by 15 at halftime, 32-17. The lead grew in the second […]

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    Thunder Spread the Wealth in Easy Win Over Minnesota

    The Oklahoma City Thunder had six players score in double figures, with Russell Westbrook recording a triple double, on their way to a 113-93 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night, January 15, at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. Westbrook played just 27 minutes, but had 12 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists for his fourth triple-double of the season and 23rd of his career. The Thunder never trailed in the game, starting the game on an 8-0 run, […]

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    Sooners Survive Cowboys Scare to Take Round One of Bedlam

    Oklahoma’s second-ranked men’s basketball team held off a late Oklahoma State rally to beat the Cowboys 74-72 in the first Bedlam game of the season on Wednesday night, January 13 at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater. Jeffrey Carroll missed a 3-pointer off the glass at the buzzer that would have won the game for OSU, who never led in the game. Buddy Hield led OU with 26 points, hitting six three-pointers to break Terry Evans’ Sooner career record of 259. OSU […]

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    Thunder Roll Against Mavs Team That Sits Starters

    The Dallas Mavericks sat their entire normal starting lineup, and the Oklahoma City Thunder took advantage, beating Dallas 108-89 on Wednesday night, January 13 at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. Two other players had to leave the game early, stemming from an incident in the second quarter. Russell Westbrook got tangled up with J.J. Barea and both players shoved at each other, that caused several other players to get involved, and more scuffling ensued. Five technical fouls were called, with […]

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    Big 12 Gets Approval for Football Championship Game

    The Big 12 Conference got approval on Wednesday, January 13 for a ¬†football championship game. The NCAA approved by a 7-2 vote the Big 12’s proposal for conferences with fewer than 12 teams to hold a championship game. The Big 12 has not had a conference championship game since 2010, when the league was reduced to 10 teams for the 2011 football season. If the conference still has 10 teams, it would match the top two teams in the regular […]

  • Glenn Spencer

    OSU’s Glenn Spencer A Candidate to Be Next UTSA Head Coach

    Oklahoma State defensive coordinator Glenn Spencer is reportedly a candidate to become the new head coach at Texas-San Antonio. Fox Sports reported Spencer is a candidate, and footballscoop.com reported Spencer interviewed for the job. Spencer has been OSU’s defensive coordinator since 2011, and been on the Cowboys’ coaching staff since 2008. Larry Coker, the former OU and OSU assistant, stepped down as the UTSA head coach last week. The Roadrunners reportedly would like to hire a new coach by Friday, […]

  • Samaje Perine vs. KU

    Samaje Perine Has Ankle Surgery, Will Miss Spring Practice

    Oklahoma running back Samaje Perine had surgery performed on his left ankle on Monday, January 11, and will miss spring practice as he recovers. OU head coach Bob Stoops made the announcement in a press release on Monday. “Samaje had surgery on his ankle today to fix a ligament he injured in the Orange Bowl,” said Stoops. “Everything went well and we expect a full and complete recovery.” Perine rushed for 1,349 yards this season and 16 touchdowns. He’s a […]

  • Energy

    OKC Energy FC becomes affiliated with FC Dallas

    OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma City Energy soccer team announced on Monday, Jan. 11 that they have become affiliated with FC Dallas, of Major League Soccer. The two teams will play each other in an exhibition match on Feb. 27 at Taft Stadium in OKC. FC Dallas is a charter member of MLS, playing in the league since its inception in 1996. Last season, Dallas finished with the best record in the Western Conference of MLS and reached the Conference […]

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    Buddy Hield Big 12 Player of the Week

    Oklahoma guard Buddy Hield has been named the Big 12 men’s basketball Player of the Week. Hield averaged 38.5 points, 8 rebounds, and 6 assists, and shot 65 percent from the field and 61 percent from three-point range in games against Kansas and Kansas State. It’s the third time Hield has won the Big 12 weekly honor this year. Hield and the Sooners are ranked second in both major polls this week. OU’s next game is Wednesday, January 13, at […]