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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
  • 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 […]

  • Sooners Seek Third Straight National Title at Women’s College World Series

    Oklahoma’s softball team will go for their third straight national championship when the Sooners begin play in the Women’s College World Series at Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City on Thursday. The Sooners will face Washington at 1:30 pm Thursday in the first round. OU has been rolling, going 55-3 this season. The Sooners have outscored their opposition 40-2 in this year’s NCAA Tournament, they’ve won a record 16 straight NCAA Tournament games dating back to last season, and […]

  • Four State Softball Players Named First Team All-American

    Three Oklahoma softball players and one from Oklahoma State were named first team All-America on Wednesday by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association. Pitcher Paige Parker, infielder Sydney Romero, and outfielder Joceyln Alo were named for the Sooners, while infielder Vanessa Shippy was named for the Cowgirls. Parker earned her third straight first team All-American honor and fourth overall. She joins Keilani Ricketts and Lauren Chamberlain as the only Sooner players to be four-time All-Americans. Ricketts and Chamberlain are also the […]

  • Cowboys Advance to Final, Sooners Eliminated at NCAA Golf Championships

    Oklahoma State advanced to the championship match,  while Oklahoma lost to Auburn as match play began at the NCAA Men’s Golf Championships at Karsten Creek in Stillwater Tuesday. The Cowboys beat Auburn in the semifinals to advance to the Wednesday final against Alabama. Three OSU golfers won their matches easily, with Viktor Hovland winning the opening match 4 and 3, Zach Bauchou won the final match by that same score, and Austin Eckroat clinched the semifinal win with a 3 […]

  • Sooner Star Jocelyn Alo Named National Freshman of the Year

    Oklahoma outfielder Jocelyn Alo was named the national Freshman of the Year by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association on Tuesday. Alo becomes the second Sooner in four years to win the award, joining Paige Parker, who won the honor in 2015. Alo leads the nation in home runs with 28, is second in total bases, third in slugging percentage and fourth in RBI’s with 70. Alo and her Sooner teammates will open play in the Women’s College World Series Thursday […]

  • Andre Roberson Has Knee Surgery

    Oklahoma City Thunder guard Andre Roberson underwent arthroscopic knee surgery on his left knee on Tuesday, the team announced. The surgery was performed in Los Angeles and was done to proactively treat synovitis, which is inflammation around the joints of his left knee. Roberson suffered a season ending injury when he ruptured a patellar tendon in his left knee in January. The surgery Tuesday was done to try to get the swelling reduced and get Roberson ready for the start […]

  • State Golf Teams Qualify for Match Play in Stillwater

    Both Oklahoma State and Oklahoma have qualified for the match play portion of the NCAA Men’s Golf Championships at Karsten Creek in Stillwater. The Cowboys, playing on their home course, won the stroke play portion, finishing at even par after a 7-over round on Monday. The Sooners placed fourth, shooting 7-over as well and finishing 11-over for the stroke play’s four rounds. OSU will be the top seed in match play and face #8 seed Texas A&M in the quarterfinals […]

  • Sooners 2nd, Cowboys 4th as NCAA Golf’s First Round is Suspended

    A morning rain delay caused the first round to get backed up and play was suspended due to darkness during the first day of the NCAA Men’s Golf Championships at Karsten Creek in Stillwater. Northwestern is the leader, and the Wildcats completely finished their round at 8-under par. Oklahoma is in second place at 5-under, with three of their five golfers yet to finish their first rounds. Oklahoma State is in fourth place at 3-under, also with three golfers yet […]