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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

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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
  • OSU Breaks Down 2015 Signing Class

    In typical Oklahoma State fashion, they don’t sign a class that has the most stars or highest rated prospects, but it’s perfect for what’s worked with Mike Gundy during his tenure at the school. Gundy said of his 2015 signing class, “this could be the most important class we’ve ever signed to address current issues.” OSU bolsters their offensive line with a couple of 300 pounders including UAB transfer Vaimoe Sekona who is eligible to play immediately since the Dragons dropped their program. OSU welcomed […]

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    HS Hoops Tournaments Thrill the Metro

    This time of year high school basketball tournaments are scattered all across the metro before conference play begins. The John Nobles Tournament in Moore featured 4 of the states top 5 in girls hoops. Muskogee topped #1 Edmond Santa Fe early on Friday, but the nightcap featured Choctaw and Southmoore. Choctaw shooting guard Ana Llanusa is just a sophomore, but is already committed to play for Sherri Coale at Oklahoma. The Bruce Gray Invitational as well as the Titan Classic […]

  • Sooners Take Bedlam Round 1 Over Cowgirls

    The Oklahoma women used a dominating effort to knock off Oklahoma State in the Lloyd Noble Center 73-54. It’s the 17th straight win for the Sooners over the Cowgirls on their home floor. In fact, the last OSU win in Norman came in 1998. For a second straight game Midwest City natives Gioya Carter and Kaylon Williams carried the Sooners to victory. Carter dropped a game high 18 points, while Williams added 16. Liz Donohoe was held scoreless and her […]

  • Buddy Hield Perfect in Bedlam Win Over OSU

    Buddy Hield had a perfect outing in Bedlam. He finished 10 of 10 from the field, 4 of 4 from behind the arc, scoring a game high 27 points in Oklahoma’s 82-65 win over Oklahoma State. It’s the 11th straight loss for OSU at the Lloyd Noble Center. The Cowboys haven’t won in Norman since 2004. Shooting proved to be a problem for the Cowboys as they shot an awful 23% in the first half. Meanwhile, OU shot nearly 60%. OSU managed […]

  • OU Unveils Offensive Coordinator Lincoln Riley

    The Sooners new Offensive Coordinator, Lincoln Riley, was officially introduced to the media Saturday by Bob Stoops. Riley comes in from East Carolina a protegé of Mike Leach and the Air Raid offense which isn’t bashful about throwing the ball. However, Riley says he plans on getting the ball to the playmakers on the team whether it be running the ball or passing it. The 31 year old Riley will also take over as quarterbacks coach in addition to his […]

  • OU suffers one of its worst bowl losses to Clemson

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Oklahoma played its final football game of this season when they clashed with Clemson in the Russell Athletic Bowl. The City of Orlando purchased some fireworks before the game, but it was Clemson that made the biggest ‘bang’ just 94 seconds into the contest. On their first offensive play, quarterback Cole Stoudt threw a bullet to Artavis Scott. A pair of Sooner defenders didn’t cover Scott and they certainly didn’t tackle him. 65 yards later, Clemson led […]

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    Former OU coach preparing to take on Sooners in Russell Athletic Bowl

    ORLANDO, Fla. – We are less than three days from the start of the Russell Athletic Bowl and coaches on both sides of the field are preparing for the big matchup. Some Sooner fans may not be familiar with Clemson. However, there is one name on Clemson’s bowl guide that will bring back memories for the Sooner faithful. Brent Venables left the Sooner Nation three years ago to become the defensive coordinator at Clemson. Now, he will face his former team […]

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    Coaches: Ignore the records, focus on players

    ORLANDO, Fla. – As kickoff approaches, analysts are talking about the matchup between the Sooners and the Tigers. Despite finishing the regular season 8-4, many people are critical of the Sooner squad. During a news conference on Sunday, NewsChannel 4’s Bob Barry Jr. asked head coach Bob Stoops a whether there was more pressure to win this game to avoid a fifth loss this season. “As opposed to any other game at Oklahoma?” Stoops said. “Everything’s the same, Bob, you […]

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    Perfectly Perine: Coaches talk about Sooner standout

    ORLANDO, Fla. – When it comes to preparing for bowl games, coaches for both teams look at the strengths and weaknesses of their opponents. A surprising standout on OU’s offense has captured the attention of both coaches. “He’s a special player,” said Bob Stoops, OU head football coach, when he was asked about freshman runningback Samaje Perine. Stoops says he is a little shocked by all the attention Perine has received recently. “Well we’re not recruiting a guy that we […]

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    Thunder’s struggle with Portland ends with loss

    It could be characterized as the Thunder’s worse loss of the season. OKC let a 13-point 4th quarter lead evaporate and ended up losing 115-111 in overtime to the Portland Trail Blazers. The loss occurred despite a season high of 40 points for Russell Westbrook; he tallied a double-double with 10 boards. Damian Lillard also dropped 40 in the contest which was guided by 8 triples. He had 22 points at the half. He also recorded a double-double with 11 assists. […]

  • Joe Mixon; Frank Shannon Returning to Sooners?

    Bob Stoops addressed the media for the final time before his Sooners travel to Florida for the Russell Athletic Bowl. Among the many subjects discussed were the futures of running back Joe Mixon and linebacker Frank Shannon. In regards to Mixon, Stoops said “we’ll see,” but added that he’s taken care of business to put himself in position to return. Mixon has been checking in frequently with the program even though he’s not officially listed on the roster. “He came by the office […]