Beautiful weekend in store before cold front arrives next week

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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  • High School Hoops Tournaments Take Over the Metro

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  • OU’s Mark Andrews declares for NFL Draft

    Oklahoma tight end Mark Andrews has played his final game in a Sooners jersey. The redshirt junior has declared for the NFL draft. He did so via his Twitter account leaving a long message for Sooner fans. pic.twitter.com/y2TZAnLgza — Mark Andrews 8⃣1⃣ (@Mandrews_81) January 5, 2018 “I can thank my grandfather for my love of the Oklahoma Sooners. As a child, I would watch games with him and my grandmother and hear all about the success of his beloved alma […]

  • Sooners and Georgia Square Off For First Time

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  • Trae Young Breaks Big 12 Record/Ties NCAA Record

    The legend of Trae Young continues to grow. The Sooner, who leads the nation in scoring, took down an impressive Big 12 mark. Young had 26 points and 22 assists. The 22 assists breaks Doug Gottlieb’s Big 12 record of 18 in a game. 22 ties the NCAA record for assists in a single game. Oklahoma was balanced in their win over Northwestern State, 105-68. Young led the Sooners, but freshman counterpart Brady Manek poured in a career high 22 […]

  • Oklahoma State Gets Golden Win

    Oklahoma State built off of their upset of Florida State by taking down Tulsa, 71-59. The game was a bit of a seesaw battle with it all square at 28 at the half. Jeffrey Carroll pulled off a couple of highlight reel dunks early in the first half. He tallied  14 points. Kendall Smith took over in the second half hitting a pair of crucial threes to elevate Oklahoma State to victory. He led the Pokes with 16 points. Mitchell […]

  • Thunder Survive Scare from Nuggets

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  • Young Joined By Fellow Sooner for Big 12 Honors

    Another week, another honor for Trae Young. Young has been named Big 12 Player of the Week for his 29 points and 10 assists in Oklahoma’s upset win over the third ranked Wichita State on Saturday. Young became the first player since Johnny Flynn in 2009 to score more than 25 points and 10 assists in a game against an AP top three ranked team. Young’s honor is the fifth in the first six weeks of the season. He wasn’t […]

  • Ana Llanusa Earns Big 12 Honor

    Oklahoma freshman guard Ana Llanusa has earned Big 12 Freshman of the Week honors for the first time in her career. The Choctaw native is coming off of a career high 27 points in OU’s 42 point win over New Mexico. Her 27 is the most scored by a Big 12 freshman this season. She leads all Big 12 freshman in scoring this season at 12.4 points per game. Llanusa is the second Oklahoma Sooner to win Big 12 Freshman […]

  • Thunder Fall to Hornets at Home

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  • OU faces Georgia at the Rose Bowl in CFB Playoff

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