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Dylan Buckingham is a Sports Photojournalist/Reporter for Oklahoma’s NewsChannel 4. He was born and bred right here in Oklahoma and is living his dream everyday covering sports in the state where he grew up. Originally from Tulsa, he joins us from Amarillo, Texas where he was the weekend sports anchor at KFDA-TV and co-host of the radio show “Sports 360.”

Dylan is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma with a degree in Communications. During his time as a Broncho, Dylan served as sports director for KUCO-TV, host of “The Huddle” and earned awards for best Sports Story and best TV/Magazine Show for his work on “The Huddle.”

When not at work you can find him spending time with his beautiful wife, Emily and their dog, Piper. He also enjoys spending time with his friends and family. If you have a story you feel needs to be told, you can e-mail him at Dylan.Buckingham@kfor.com.

You can follow Dylan on twitter at http://twitter.com/DylanBuckingham

Life Goal – To be a good dad to some great kiddos

Play any sports/Favorite Sport – I played just about everything growing up. Basketball is my favorite to play, football is my favorite to watch.

Favorite TV Show – Any sport on TV, SportsCenter, Entourage, How I Met Your Mother, Arrested Development

Favorite Car – My first, a 1993 Eddie Bauer Ford Bronco. It was awesome. In fact, I’m positive its why my wife married me…

Happiest moment in my life was – the day I got married

4 notable persons you’d invite to dinner – Jesus Christ, Vince Lombardi, Brad Nessler and Abraham Lincoln

Favorite food – Cheeseburgers of any sort or Subway.

I have a pet – 2 dogs. A Shih-Tzu named Piper and a Golden Retriever named Lambeau.

Knew you wanted to be a reporter when – I was 13 and realized I would never play sports professionally.

Best movie of all time – Forrest Gump

Hardest part of my job – My crazy hours

Favorite holiday – Christmas

School fight song – You can’t go wrong with any college fight song

People are surprised when I tell them – I took drum lessons from Eric Clapton’s old drummer (Jamie Oldaker) and I used to live in Boston when I was little.

I like to listen to – Any type of rock music or sports talk.

Favorite Book – Of Mice and Men

I’d jump at the chance to – do voice-over work in a cartoon or host a game show. Both of those things would be amazing to do.

Best part of the day – when the day is done and we’ve had three successful sportscasts.

Favorite place to be other than home & work – At any family member’s house or hanging out with friends.

Anything else you want viewers to know about you – I’m a ridiculously large sports fan, my TV is always on ESPN and my favorite professional sports teams are the Packers, Celtics, Red Sox and Bruins!


Recent Articles
  • Why Du’Vonta Lampkin Left Oklahoma Early

    On an October afternoon Du’Vonta Lampkin celebrated after slamming the school he originally chose for college, Texas.  He heard it all from Horn fans, and then battled back through suspensions to find Sooner success.  That’s all apart of growing up in the spotlight. “It’s very tough,” Lampkin said.  “It’s not easy, but at some point you have to wake up, grow up and learn that that’s the reason that you’re doing this or that.” Finding success with Sooners took some time […]

  • Thunder Thrashed in Game 3 Loss to Jazz

    OKC has been prone to slow starts in the series against Utah. Game three was quite the opposite. In fact, the Thunder found themselves with a double digit lead in the first half. But it would fade. And fast. Russell Westbrook had a brutal night going five of 17 from the field and adding turnovers. Ricky Rubio had the kind of night Westbrook usually does. Rubio notched just the third triple-double in Jazz postseason history joining Willie Green in 1984 […]

  • Thunder Drop Game 2 to Jazz in Playoff Series

    It was a game of runs, but the Thunder couldn’t make plays to beat the Jazz as they steal home court with a 102-95 win. Carmelo Anthony, Paul George and Russell Westbrook combined to go 0-14 from the field in the fourth quarter. Westbrook led all three in scoring with 19 points and 13 assists. Steven Adams, who battled foul trouble all game, finished with just nine points on four of five shooting. Derrick Favors had a “podium game” for […]

  • Thunder Make Sweet Music Against Jazz in Game 1

    He called himself “Playoff P” and he showed up. Paul George’s self-proclaimed new alter ego took off and led the Thunder to a pretty decisive game one win over the Utah Jazz, 116-108. George poured in 36 points on 13-20 shooting (8-11 from three). George’s eight three pointers were a Thunder record for most three’s in a playoff game. That despite the fact George left the game in the fourth quarter dealing with a hip contusion. George says he’ll be […]

  • OU President David Boren suffers minor stroke during Bob Stoops’ statue unveiling 

    NORMAN, Okla. – OU President David Boren was taken to the hospital Saturday morning after suffering a minor stroke. Boren was attending the unveiling of a statue of former football head coach Bob Stoops. Witnesses say Boren was having trouble speaking at the event and also had trouble sitting down. After speaking with paramedics around 10;45 a.m., Boren was put on a stretcher and taken to the hospital. Joe Castiglione, who finished the speech, says Boren was taken to the […]

  • Thunder Clinch Playoff Berth With Win Over Heat

    For the third consecutive season, the Thunder are headed to the playoffs. OKC knocked off Miami 115-93 to clinch. If you didn’t watch the game. it would seem like the Thunder blasted Miami, but that wasn’t the case. OKC missed their first nine shots, trailed by as many as 18 in the first quarter and battled their way back the entire game. OKC didn’t take their first lead until the fourth quarter with 10:20 remaining. OKC outscored the Heat 39-12 […]

  • Thunder Swept By Blazers

    OKC’s chance at a three seed took a massive hit with their 108-105 loss to Portland. The Thunder were swept by the Blazers and are now two games back of Portland in the loss column. Sure the points and tough shooting nights stand out, but the Thunder were outrebounded by the Blazers 49-39. A rare defeat in that stat category for the Thunder. Despite being down 18 early, the Thunder were still in the game in the final seconds and […]

  • Sooners & Young One and Done at the NCAA Tournament

    Trae Young hoping to make a splash in his first and possibly last time at the dance. Oklahoma controlled the first half leading by as much as 8. Jamuni McNeace he finished with 14 points and 10 boards. The Sooners had a four point halftime lead. In the second, the Rams got hot and the Sooners stayed cold. There was a six minute stretch Oklahoma didn’t make a field goal. Fatts Russell got a steal in Steel City and hit a 3 with ice […]

  • Recharged Sooners Ready for Rhode Island

    The 10 seed Sooners are ready for battle against the number 7 seed university of Rhode Island. After finishing the season winning 2 of their last 10 games, the Sooners are aware that their invite to the Big Dance came with some criticism not only from national media, but local fans. OU has arrived in Pittsburgh ready to hit the reset button, they’ve got blinders on and a chip on their shoulder. Trae Young has seen what people are saying, “we see […]

  • OSU’s Big 12 Tournament Run Ends vs. Kansas

    It’s tough to beat a team three times in one season. That was yet again proved by OSU as they lost to Kansas for the first time in three meetings this season. Things started well for OSU.  Jeffrey Carroll drained a 3-pointer to put the Pokes up early.  Carroll led OSU with 17 points. Cowboy transfer forward Yankuba Sima became an offensive option as well, scoring all 11 of his points in the first half, a career high. The Jayhawks led […]

  • Big 12 Beatdown, OSU Takes 3rd Bedlam Meeting

    The third round of Bedlam saw Oklahoma State take the lead and never trail. Lindy Waters knocked down a 3-pointer to break a 16-16 tie and OSU led the rest of the way. Trae Young tried to rally the Sooners, making the tough reverse layup to make it a 6-point game. But the Cowboys went on an 8-0 run at the end of the first half. OSU dominated rebounding the entire game. The Pokes led 39-28 at halftime. Smith had 11 points. Cameron […]