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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 - A fish named Fenway Parker, a dog, Piper, and will soon own a Golden Retriever who will be 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
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    Week 7, Thursday Night Heroes

    Week 7 of high school football has a different twist to it. Thursday happened to be the bigger night because high schools around the state are on fall break. 3A District 2 had a huge battle between Douglass and Bethany. Plus a big 5A showdown featuring Bishop McGuinness and Carl Albert. An OU commit from the east side of the state had in impressive showing from the first snap on. Plus we have a trio of 6A games from across […]

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    Back to Hockey for the Barons

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    Thunder Fall in Preseason Opener

    The Thunder begin the 2014-2015 campaign much like the 2013-2014 effort. With a loss. However, this taste is hardly as sour. The Denver Nuggets beat the Thunder 114-101 Wednesday night in the first preseason game of the year. The reigning MVP, Kevin Durant, had 11 points in 12 minutes. The high point man was “Kid Kiwi” Steven Adams, who started the game 7 of 8 from the field and finished with 15 points. Jeremy Lamb finished with 11 points, but […]

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    The beard? Nope. Oklahoma City Thunder center reveals new facial hair to fear

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    Justin Meredith Passes Patience to his Bulldogs

    Edmond Memorial allowed Mustang to score 57 points last week, the most points scored against the Bulldogs in the Justin Meredith era. That’s after the defense didn’t allow a point to be scored in two weeks against them. A tough loss like that would send most coaches into a rage about their teams play. However, Justin Meredith deals with a different teaching atmosphere than most coaches which helps him have patience with his team. Now Memorial is trying to get […]

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    Thursday Night Heroes, Week 3

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    Michael Cage New Thunder Color Commentator

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    Norman North, Edmond Santa Fe Roll in Week 2

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    College Football Playoff Trophy Visits KFOR

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    Sources: OSU quarterback JW Walsh has surgery; out indefinitely

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    UCO Bronchos Back on the Rise

    The Central Oklahoma Bronchos are off to a stellar start in 2014. UCO earned their first season opening win since 2007 last Thursday against Fort Hays State on the road. The Bronchos won the game 26-7, with the only FHSU touchdown coming off of a kickoff return. Which proves the defense is going to be a challenge for the MIAA Conference this year. What makes UCO’s win more impressive is the youth they have on the team. The Bronchos have […]