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
  • Thunder Season Comes to an End in Game 5 Loss to Houston

    The Thunder’s first season without Kevin Durant came to a close with a first round playoff exit at the hands of another Thunder star James Harden. OKC dropped game five of their series 105-99 and lose the series 4-1. The series was a microcosm of the season. Russell Westbrook poured in 47 points, added 11 rebounds and 9 assists, but OKC didn’t give him enough help. The Thunder were outscored 27-9 when Westbrook was off the floor. James Harden on the […]

  • Rockets Take Commanding 3-1 Series Lead

    The Rockets are on the brink of ending the Oklahoma City Thunder’s season. Houston picked up a 113-109 win over OKC to extend their series lead to 3-1. The Thunder held the lead for most of the game. Russell Westbrook notched a triple double in the first half as time expired. It’s the fastest triple double in the last 20 seasons. He finished with 35 points, 14 rebounds, 14 assists. James Harden had an off night shooting 5-16 from the […]

  • NBA investigating Patrick Beverley for incident involving fan

    The NBA is investigating an incident involving Rockets guard Patrick Beverley and Thunder minority owner Jay Scaramucci’s son, Stuart. The initial altercation took place right before halftime when Beverley was fouled hard and landed next to fans. He turned around and appeared to be heated towards the fan before leaving and taking free throws. However, after the game ended, Beverley, who had fouled out of the game, went back over to the fan and exchanged words before being ushered away. […]

  • Thunder Use Off Day to Prepare for Game 2

    The Oklahoma City Thunder practiced Monday at the University of Houston to prepare for game two Wednesday against the Rockets. And there was a lot to work on. The Thunder were blown out in game one by 31 points. 22 of the last 23 series the losing team lost game one by 30 or more points, they’ve gone on to lose the series. The only team not to lose? Last year’s Thunder who beat San Antonio. Brian Brinkley spent the […]

  • Rockets Blast Thunder in Game One

    Over the final couple weeks of the season, the Oklahoma City Thunder had found their rhythm on the road winning seven of their last nine games. That didn’t carry over to the playoffs. The Thunder were blasted by James Harden and the Rockets 118-87. They take a 1-0 series lead over OKC. The battle of the MVP’s in game one went to James Harden. He finished with a game high 37 points, added 7 rebounds and 9 assists. Russell Westbrook […]

  • Orange Tops Black in OSU Spring Game

    Boone Pickens Stadium came back to life with the 2017 Oklahoma State spring football game. The Cowboys in orange taking on their brothers in black. And with senior Mason Rudolph back in his final spring show, the orange got off to a hot start. On the 3rd down of the opening drive Rudolph hit Tyrell Johnson with a 39 yard pass, his biggest play of the day, to move the chains Junior running back Jeff Carr found the end zone first, to […]

  • OKC Blue advance to Western Conference Finals

    The Thunder might not have been able to beat the Warriors this season, but the Blue did. Twice in fact to advance to the Western Conference Finals. OKC took care of Santa Cruz 124-104 in third and decisive game of their semifinal series. The Blue did it with a bevy of scoring too. Six players finished in double figures. The Blue were lead by Daniel Hamilton who drained seven three’s en route to a 30 point, 12 rebound performance. Josh […]

  • Scott Sutton Fired From ORU After 18 Seasons

    Oral Roberts University has fired head basketball coach Scott Sutton after 18 seasons at the school. The Golden Eagles went just 8-22 last season. Sutton earned more than 300 wins and coached the team to five regular season Summit League titles and three Summit League Tournament titles. Scott is the older brother of Sean who is the former head coach at Oklahoma State and has been on staff at ORU as an assistant since 2011. Their father is legendary coach […]

  • OU quarterback, walk on defensive back arrested

    NORMAN, Okla. – On the night after the OU Red-White Game, freshman quarterback Chris Robison and walk on defensive back Ronnie LaRue were arrested for public intoxication in Norman. Robison, 18, was booked into jail at 3:33 a.m. while LaRue, 21, was booked nearly two hours later. Robison later bonded out of jail. Robison made Oklahoma debut in the Red-White Game going 3-5 for 49 yards and adding a rushing touchdown. He’s a top 10 quarterback prospect from the 2016 signing […]

  • OU Linebacker Will Transfer Away For Senior Season

    Oklahoma linebacker Kapri Doucet has announced he will transfer away from the Sooners. Doucet made the announcement on social media Sunday morning. Doucet, who was a JUCO signee in 2016, played one season at Oklahoma. Doucet was a three star prospect from Lackawanna College when he signed with the Sooners. The senior to be appeared in ten games, starting three for the Sooners. He tallied 22 tackles, two tackles for loss and a sack.  

  • White Edges Red in OU Spring Game

    Oklahoma’s annual Red-White Spring Game brought out a star studded cast to watch the future of the program. Former Running Backs Adrian Peterson and Joe Mixon were both on hand to enjoy the festivities. On the field, the game got off to a good start for the Sooner defense. Baker Mayfield played just a single series in the first quarter, and it ended with a Parnell Motley interception. Off the interception, Austin Kendall mad the other side of the OU […]