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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
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  • Thunder Lose to Sacramento; Drop 3rd Straight Game

    Oklahoma City’s losing streak continues. The Thunder dropped their third straight game in a 94-86 loss to the Kings. Sacramento entered the game with just a single win this year. OKC had a 17 point lead at one point, but poor shooting throughout the rest of the game (33%) buried the Thunder. The Kings were led by former Sooner Buddy Hield who poured in a game high 21 points. Russell Westbrook led OKC with 20 points and added 12 boards. […]

  • College Football Rankings Come Out With Shift

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  • Bedlam Runs All in the Family For Gundys

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  • Sooners Cowboys Clean up Awards in Conference

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  • Ramon Richards Celebrates OSU’s Win in Unique Way

    OSU senior defensive back Ramon Richards celebrated Oklahoma State’s win over Texas in quite the unique way. By handing out cereal on campus to students. Richard’s helped orchestrate one of the best defensive performances in the Big 12 in the last three seasons. The last time two teams combined to score 23 points was in 2014 when K-State beat Texas 23-0. While the win was the fifth straight over Texas in Austin, OSU defensive coordinator Glenn Spencer didn’t take time […]

  • OSU Hires Scott Sutton as Assistant Coach

    A Sutton is back on the sideline at Oklahoma State. Scott Sutton has been hired by OSU as an assistant coach. Sutton, the winningest coach in ORU history, was fired by the school earlier this year. He coached the Golden Eagles for 18 seasons and won 328 games at the school. Sutton said per the school release, “I’m beyond excited to join coach Boynton’s coaching staff at Oklahoma State. OSU is a special place for my family, and we are […]

  • Baker Mayfield Named Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week

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  • Thunder Lose on Wiggins Buzzer Beater

    The Thunder, playing on the second night of a back to back, dropped a heartbreaker to the Minnesota Timberwolves, 115-113. OKC played catch up all second half and finally took the lead with eight seconds left on a Carmelo Anthony three (OKC went 11-31 from distance). It gave OKC a 113-112 advantage. Melo finished with 23 points. However, The Thunder left Minnesota too much time. Andrew Wiggins got free on a Karl Anthony-Towns screen on Paul George that allowed him […]

  • OSU Sneaks Out of Texas With 13-10 Win

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