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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.


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    Cowboys Start Spring Football Practice

    Oklahoma State’s football team returned to the practice field on Monday, March 7, for the first time since their Sugar Bowl loss to Mississippi. The Cowboys went through their first spring practice at the Sherman Smith Center in Stillwater. OSU will take Tuesday off for pro day workouts, then resume with practices on Wednesday and Thursday before taking next week off for spring break.  

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    Buddy Hield Takes First National Player of the Year Honor

    In the first of several national player of the year awards to be announced, Oklahoma senior guard Buddy Hield was named the winner of the Sporting News National Player of the Year award on Monday, March 7. Hield becomes third Sooner player to win the honor, joining Stacey King in 1989 and Blake Griffin in 2009. Oklahoma becomes one of just seven schools to have three Sporting News national player of the year awards. Also Monday, Hield was named the […]

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    Hield Repeats As AP Releases Big 12 Men’s Basketball Awards

    Oklahoma guard Buddy Hield became the first two-time winner of the Associated Press Big 12 men’s basketball Player of the Year. The AP released its men’s basketball postseason honors on Monday, March 7, with Hield a unanimous winner of the Player of the Year, receiving all 20 votes cast. Kansas coach Bill Self was the Big 12 Coach of the Year for the fifth time, receiving 12 of the 20 votes. Iowa State’s Deonte Burton is the Big 12 Newcomer […]

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    Sooners Stay The Same in Basketball Polls

    Oklahoma’s men’s basketball team remained sixth in both major college basketball polls released Monday, March 7. The Sooners won twice last week, beating Baylor in Norman on March 1 and TCU in Fort Worth on Saturday, March 5. Oklahoma enters the Big 12 Tournament this week as the #3 seed and will play #6 seed Iowa State on Thursday night at around 8:15 pm at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri.  

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    Sooners Get Ready for Regular Season Finale

    Oklahoma’s men’s basketball team still has a chance to earn a number one seed for the NCAA Tournament, but the Sooners need to get a win in their regular season finale when they visit TCU at noon on Saturday, March 5, in Fort Worth, Texas. The Sooners have stumbled down the stretch in their last two games, losing at Texas, and holding on to survive a scare against Baylor.  

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    Bedlam Highlights Big 12 Women’s Basketball Tournament

    The Big 12 Women’s Basketball Tournament has a full slate of games on Saturday, March 5, at Chesapeake Arena, and the quarterfinal games will get started with the third round of Bedlam. Oklahoma State and Oklahoma will meet at 11:00 am in the first of four quarterfinal games. It will be the first Bedlam meeting in Oklahoma City since 1982. OSU beat OU twice during the regular season for the first time since 1998. The winner of Bedlam will play […]

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    Cowboys Lose to Texas on Senior Night

    Oklahoma State’s men’s basketball team once again played well for a half but ran out of gas down the stretch, as Texas closed the game with a 16-2 run to beat the Cowboys 62-50 on Friday night, March 4, at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater. OSU was tied with the Longhorns at halftime 29-29, but went cold late in the second half, not making a field goal in the final 4:11 of the game. Leyton Hammonds led OSU with 20 points, […]

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    Small School State Hoops Tourney Results

    Here are scores and tipoff times to Friday’s high school state basketball tournament semifinals in Classes A and B boys and girls at State Fair Arena:   Class B Girls Lomega 44, Coyle 42 Red Oak 36, Erick 33 State Title Game:  Lomega vs. Red Oak at Noon Saturday Class B Boys Leedey 49,  LeFlore 31 Red Oak 62, Kinta 58 State Title Game:  Leedey vs. Red Oak at 7:15 pm Saturday   Class A Girls Seiling 68, Calumet 39 […]

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    Small School State Tourneys Start

    The high school basketball state tournaments for the smaller schools tipped off Thursday, March 3, around the Oklahoma City metro area. Classes A and B boys and girls quarterfinal games were played. Here are the complete scores: Class B Girls (Yukon H.S.) Lomega 70, Leedey 59 Coyle 62, Boswell 48 Red Oak 42, Burlington 40 Erick 41, Hammon 25 Class B Boys (Mustang H.S.) Red Oak 78, Duke 34 Kinta 53, Boise City 52 LeFlore 43, Hammon 30 Leedey 63, […]

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    Warriors Extend Home Win Streak in Win Over Thunder

    The Golden State Warriors went on an 18-3 run spanning the third and fourth quarters, and then went on a 15-3 run later in the fourth to pull away and beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 121-106 on Thursday night at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. It was Golden State’s 44th straight win at home, tying the NBA record set by the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls. The Thunder had built a nine-point lead in the third quarter at 80-71 before the Warriors […]

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    Bob Stoops Talks Spring Ball, New Staff Members

    Oklahoma head football coach Bob Stoops addressed the media on Thursday, March 3, with the Sooners just two days away from beginning spring practices. Stoops talked about the opportunity for young players to make an impact on the team, new staff members Calvin Thibodeaux and Steve Spurrier, Jr., and the stadium expansion.