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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
  • Sooners Back on Track After Win Over K-State

    A gallery of grade schoolers saw Sooner star Trae Young hit the floor.   After several slow starts of late OU opened with four different three pointers from four different players including three of Brady Manek’s ten points and it ended with young announcing his return for all to hear.   In his second straight start Kristian Doolittle did a lot on this layup and foul helping his team to an eight point halftime lead making for some optimistic OU […]

  • Cowboys Drop A Heart Breaker to Texas

    Oklahoma State entered their second meeting with Texas in much need of a win to keep their NCAA tournament hopes alive. The Cowboys played well early in the second building a ten point lead. Then Texas turned to an extended zone which caused fits for the Pokes. However, the game came down to the final seconds. Kendall Smith hit two clutch shots to give OSU a one point advantage on two seperate occasions. Up until that point, Smith was 1-9 […]

  • Sooners Swept by Texas in 2018 Season

    There were prime time players galore in Norman today. Baker Mayfield and Dick vitale were courtside to see the Sooners struggle shooting early, but a Brady Manek three kept it close early and Kam McGusty’s buzzer beater at the half made it a one possession game. But OU left the floor making just 25 percent of their shots. Lon Kruger said, “There’s not any shortcut to it a lot of it’s related to confidence getting some shots to go down […]

  • Millwood Coach Varryl “Chop” Franklin Reflects on 45 years at School

    Varryl Franklin is the patriarch of Millwood basketball. He’s won more than 600 games, 38 district titles and 13 state championships…and he’s retiring at seasons end. “My wife just said, “Ummm” I said what does that mean?” Franklin said. It means Oklahoma is losing a coaching legend after 45 years at the same school. “I knew that I would probably end it here after a couple of years,” Franklin said. “I knew that I wanted to work in conditions and a […]

  • Thunder Maul the Grizzlies 110-92

    The Thunder put together one of their most complete offensive performances of the season without Carmelo Anthony and Russell Westbrook. The Thunder thrashed Memphis 110-92. A much needed win after the Thunder had lost five of six. The Thunder hit 16 three pointers which set a franchise record. OKC was led by Paul George who dropped 33 on the Grizz. In fact, OKC finished with five in double figures. Jerami Grant added 14 off the bench. Paul George played so […]

  • Oklahoma State Upsets West Virginia

    The Cowboys continue to surprise. After getting upset on their home floor by Baylor earlier in the week, the Cowboys responded by upsetting 19th ranked West Virginia on the road 88-85. All five Cowboy starters finished in double figures. Cam McGriff and Kendall Smith both added 20 points to lead OSU. Free throw shooting was awful against Baylor as OSU shot 47%. They rebounded by hitting 83 percent of their freebies against the Mountaineers. Cam McGriff led the way in […]

  • Oklahoma State Upsets 7th Ranked Kansas

    Oklahoma State rebounded from a tough home loss to TCU by beating the 7th ranked Kansas Jayhawks on their home floor 84-79. It’s just the sixth home loss for Kansas in the last six years. OSU has handed KU two of those losses. Every time Kansas made a run, OSU had an answer. OSU hit 44 percent of their threes. They were paced by Kendall Smith who had an OSU career high of 24 points. Cam McGriff added 20 points, […]

  • Thunder Streak Past 76ers For 8th Straight Win

    Life without Andre Roberson began just fine for Oklahoma City. The Thunder picked up their 8th straight win with a 122-112 defeat of the Philadelphia 76ers. It was a physical game with plenty of whistles, but was supremely competitive. Five thunder players finished in double figures led by Russell Westbrook. He narrowly missed his 16th triple-double of the season with 37 points, 14 assists and nine rebounds. Steven Adams was massive for OKC in the paint. He added 20 points […]

  • Paul George named to West All-Star team

    Paul George will be an All-Star after all. The NBA announced Paul George will replace DeMarcus Cousins on the West All-Star team. Cousins tore his Achillies on Friday night, which will keep him out the rest of the season. George has now been named an All-Star five times in his career. The first-year Thunder star is averaging 21 points per game, five rebounds and three assists per contest. George will play for Team LeBron in the contest. There’s no word […]

  • Thunder Beat Pistons, Lose Roberson

    Everything was going great for Oklahoma City in their contest against the Pistons. Until the third quarter. Andre Roberson went up for an alley-oop from Russell Westbrook when his knee buckled and he landed hard on the floor. Roberson didn’t try to get up and waved off his teammates. He laid on the ground until a stretcher could get him off the court. He cried as his leg was put in a compression cast and rolled off the floor. Adrian […]

  • Trae Young Leads Sooners to Series Sweep of TCU

    Former NBA all-star Glen rice was on hand at OU to see …Trae Young shimmy his Sooners to an early lead. But it was fellow freshman Brady Manek that caught fire early. He hit five of his first seven three pointers after scoring just two points over OU`s last two games. Manek said about his bounce back, “The team helped guide me. I had Kendrich on me at the beginning of the game he`s playing good defense and I feel […]