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Brian Brinkley is Oklahoma’s News 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 Open Road Trip at San Antonio With Fourth Straight Win

    The Oklahoma City Thunder were once again strong in the fourth quarter, going on a critical 9-2 run late in the game to take the lead for good and beat the San Antonio Spurs 109-103 on Thursday night at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. The win is OKC’s fourth in a row, eighth in their last nine games, and their seventh in a row in games decided by six points or fewer. The Thunder trailed by as many […]

  • OU’s Kenneth Murray Turning Pro

    Oklahoma linebacker Kenneth Murray announced today he’s bypassing his senior season and entering the NFL Draft. Murray was named All-America his junior season and was a two-time All-Big 12 selection. He announced his decision via Twitter: The Decision…1 Thessalonians 5:24 #K9 — Kenneth Murray (@Kmurrayy_9) January 2, 2020

  • Tylan Wallace Announces He’s Returning to OSU

    Oklahoma State wide receiver Tylan Wallace announced on social media Wednesday he will return to the Cowboys for his senior season. There was speculation Wallace might turn pro after suffering a season-ending knee injury two thirds of the way through the season. Wallace was a Biletnikoff Award finalist in 2018 and an All-American and appeared to be on the way to similar honors in 2019 before his injury. Here was Wallace’s tweet from New Year’s Day: Happy New Year 🎊🎈🎁 […]

  • Thunder Rally to Beat Mavs for Another New Year’s Eve Win

    The Oklahoma City Thunder closed the game on a 14-2 run, sparked by an offensive surge from Chris Paul, and beat the Dallas Mavericks 106-101 on Tuesday night at Chesapeake Arena in downtown Oklahoma City. Paul scored 13 of  the Thunder’s 14 points during a late fourth quarter stretch, finishing with 17 points, to lead OKC to their seventh win in the last eight games and their third straight win. After Luka Doncic gave Dallas a 99-92 lead on a […]

  • Sooners Beat UTRGV in Final Game Before Big 12 Play

    Oklahoma forward Brady Manek scored a career high 29 points to lead the Sooners to a 91-72 win over UT-Rio Grande Valley on Monday night at the Lloyd Noble Center. It was OU’s last game before  Big 12 play starts, and the Sooners were productive offensively, shooting 51 percent from the field, won the rebounding battle by 20, and attempted 21 more free throws than the Vaqueros. Manek hit four 3-pointers and was 9-for-10 from the free throw line. He […]

  • Former Putnam City Standout Transferring to OSU

    Former Putnam City High School defensive end Collin Clay announced Monday he will transfer from Arkansas to Oklahoma State. Clay played in all but one game this season for the  Razorbacks. Clay was a four-star prospect coming out of Putnam City and had considered OSU in his recruitment. Clay will have to sit out for one season as a transfer.

  • Lincoln Riley addresses concerns after OU wins several close calls throughout the season

    ATLANTA, Ga. (KFOR) – Although the Sooners are the underdogs when they matchup against the LSU Tigers in Saturday’s Peach Bowl, OU head coach Lincoln Riley says he feels like his team belongs right where they are. The fourth-ranked Sooners have never won in the Playoffs, but they are hoping to change all of that with their upcoming matchup with Joe Burrow and the LSU Tigers. There have been a few rumblings about how the Sooners don’t belong in the […]

  • OU looking to crush losing streak in the College Football Playoffs

    ATLANTA, Ga. – For the fourth time in five years, the Sooners are getting ready to make their appearance in the College Football Playoffs. The fourth-ranked Sooners have never won in the Playoffs, but they are hoping to change all of that with their upcoming matchup with Joe Burrow and the LSU Tigers. As if facing the top-rated Tigers and Heisman Trophy winner wasn’t tough enough, OU will also be without a few of its players. Last week, announced that defensive […]

  • OU quarterback Jalen Hurts hoping to keep Atlanta winning streak alive in Peach Bowl

    ATLANTA, Ga. (KFOR) – Although the LSU Tigers are expected to dominate the Oklahoma Sooners in the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl, one Sooner player has a winning streak that he is hoping to keep alive with the upcoming College Football Playoff Semifinal. During his college football career, OU quarterback Jalen Hurt is 5-0 while playing a game in the city of Atlanta. He says that he is determined to finish his career strong and hopes to lead his team to a […]

  • Future Sooners and Cowboys Sign Letters of Intent

    Wednesday marked the first national letter of intent signing day for  high school football players. Oklahoma and Oklahoma State both signed most of their classes in this early signing period, and both head coaches were pleased with their new classes.  

  • Thunder Stage Second Straight Huge Comeback Win

    For the second game in a row, the Oklahoma City Thunder overcame a huge deficit to win, coming from 24 points down to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 126-122 on Wednesday night at Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. The Thunder trailed 89-65 in the third quarter, then began their rally, cutting the deficit to seven by the end of the third quarter, and finishing it with a flurry. Down eight at 100-88, the Thunder got a three-pointer from Abdel Nader, then […]

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