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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.


Recent Articles
  • Thunder Summer League Schedule Set

    The schedule for the Las Vegas NBA Summer League was released on Tuesday, and for the first time since 2009, the Oklahoma City Thunder will be in the Las Vegas Summer League. The Thunder will play three games in pool play, then at least two more games in bracket play in the Summer League, which will conclude with the championship game July 17. Here are the Thunder’s scheduled games, with central times: July 6      Charlotte        […]

  • USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium to Get More Upgrades

    USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium will soon be getting more upgrades and renovations, all in an effort to lock in the Women’s College World Series for decades to come. The stadium recently finished hosting the WCWS for the 28th time the last 29 years, and the renovations will ensure it will return to Oklahoma City until at least 2035. New media facilities, including a new press box will be in place in time for the 2019 WCWS, and an […]

  • Former OSU Golfer Rickie Fowler Gets Engaged

    Former Oklahoma State golfer Rickie Fowler got engaged on Friday, proposing to his girlfriend Allison Stokke on the beach in Southampton, New York. Fowler posted pictures of the proposal on social media. Southampton will host the U.S. Open next week at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club. He proposed on National Best Friend Day, and said on Instagram  “Today is National Best Friend Day so I wanted to lock mine down…I WON!!” Stokke is a former pole vaulter and fitness model and is […]

  • OU’s Two-Sport Star Kyler Murray Picked 9th in MLB Draft

    Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray was picked 9th overall in the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft  by the Oakland Athletics on Monday night. Murray is the leading candidate to be OU’s starting quarterback next season, but he will be offered millions of dollars to sign with the A’s. Most observers believe Murray will play football for the Sooners this fall, then take up his pro baseball career following that. Murray confirmed to reporters late Monday night he plans to play football at […]

  • OU Baseball Season Ends With Loss to Mississippi State

    Oklahoma’s baseball team had their season end with an 8-1 loss to Mississippi State in the championship game of the Tallahassee Regional on Monday. OU got on the board first on an RBI groundout by Justin Mitchell, but didn’t score again. The Bulldogs took the lead for a good on a two-run double by Justin Foscue in the fourth inning, then added another run in the fifth on an RBI single by Rowdey Jordan to make it 3-1. Mississippi State […]

  • Sooner Softball Gets Support from Candy and Keys

    Oklahoma’s softball team is in the Women’s College World Series for the third straight year, thanks mainly to talented players and good coaching. But every little thing can help as far as OU fans are concerned, and Sooner supporters have been twirling Twizzlers and jangling keys this year to help rally behind their team. Nikki Kay reports.

  • Sooners Rout Mississippi State in Regional Opener

    Oklahoma’s baseball team scored the second most runs they’ve ever scored in an NCAA Tournament game, routing Mississippi State 20-10 in the NCAA regional opener in Tallahassee, Florida, on Friday. The Sooners jumped to a 5-0 lead in the first two innings, then fell behind 10-7 by the sixth inning, before exploding with a 9-run 7th inning, then adding four more runs in the 9th inning to win by 10. Eight of OU’s nine hitters in the lineup had hits […]

  • OSU Opens Regional With Win Over South Florida

    Oklahoma State’s baseball team beat South Florida 9-2 in the first round of the NCAA regional in DeLand, Florida, on Friday. The Cowboys banged out 15 hits and got solid pitching from starter Reza  Aleaziz and six innings in relief from Carson Teel. OSU fell behind 1-0, but got an RBI double from Andrew Rosa in the third inning to tie it and never trailed again. Carson McCusker put the Pokes on top with a solo home run in the […]

  • Several kickoff times released for Sooners, Cowboys

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The Big 12 Conference released kickoff times for several non-conference and late season conference games on Thursday. Four Oklahoma games have kickoff times and the broadcast networks set, while Oklahoma State has three games set. Oklahoma’s games are as follows: Sept. 1      Florida Atlantic @ OU         11:00 am (Fox) Sept. 8      UCLA @ OU                               Noon (Fox) […]

  • Sooners Lose Opener to Huskies in Women’s College World Series

    Washington got two runs in the fifth inning and beat Oklahoma 2-0 in the first round of the Women’s College World Series on Thursday at Hall of Fame Stadium. The Huskies end OU’s record 16-game NCAA Tournament winning streak, and stopped the Sooners’ 14-game winning streak in games played at Hall of Fame Stadium. It was a pitchers’ duel through four innings, before the Huskies took the lead. Paige Parker opened the inning with a walk and was later pulled […]

  • Cowboys Golf Wins National Championship on Home Course

    Oklahoma State’s men’s golf team was number one all season and finished the year with a dominating performance in the match play final at the NCAA Men’s Golf Championships at Karsten Creek in Stillwater to win their 11th national championship. OSU won the first three points of their championship match against Alabama, and led in the other two matches to completely dominate the Crimson Tide and win their first title since 2006 and first since the NCAA went to a […]