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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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    There’s new light being shed on Brad Underwood’s departure from Oklahoma State. A source told KFOR Sports that OSU Athletic Director mike holder offered Underwood a raise which would pay him over two million dollars a season and eventually get him to three million dollars after five years during the life of his contract. The source said Underwood was set on three million and Holder couldn’t do it this early, but would get him there. The source adds that the […]

  • Brad Underwood leaving OSU for Illinois

    Oklahoma State head basketball coach Brad Underwood is leaving the school after one season to become the new head coach at Illinois. Underwood went 20-13 in one season with the Cowboys and led OSU to the NCAA tournament in his only season. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reports that Underwood’s deal with Illinois is for six years and will pay him three million dollars a season. That triples his salary per season that he was making at Oklahoma State. Underwood released this statement […]

  • Thunder Roll Raptors; Westbrook Triple-Double’s Again

    All of the sudden, the Thunder appear to be road warriors as they blasted the Toronto Raptors 123-102. It’s OKC’s second straight road win and fourth overall. OKC led wire to wire. Russell Westbrook had another MVP worthy performance dropping 26 points, 16 assists and 10 rebounds in the win. It’s his 34th triple-double putting him just seven behind Oscar Robertson’s record of 41 in 1961. Victor Oladipo put on another great performance scoring 23 points. He’s shot 72% since […]

  • Michael Porter, Jr. Country’s Top Recruit To Be A Sooner?

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  • UCO Hockey Celebrates 2nd National Championship

    The University of Central Oklahoma men’s hockey team are ACHA national champions after beating Ohio 3-0. It’s the Bronchos second national championship in three seasons. The Bronchos returned to Oklahoma with a heroes welcome of family, fans and students greeting them with a confetti shower. The team spent time celebrating with fans, signing autographs and taking pictures before having a celebration in their locker room. The Bronchos entered the tournament a four seed and had to beat the 13th, 5th and […]

  • OSU Cowboys to Face Michigan in NCAA Tournament

    The Oklahoma State Cowboys are going dancing for a 28th time in school history and will face off with Michigan in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Cowboys are a ten seed and square off with Big 10 champions Michigan, Friday in Indianapolis. Michigan (24-11) won four games in four days to win the Big 10 tournament title. An unlikely story as Michigan’s plane slid off the runway and set them way behind in getting to Washington DC […]

  • Thunder Snap 4 Game Slide Behind Westbrook’s Triple-Double

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  • Sooners Season Ends at Big 12 Tournament

    Oklahoma’s tough and unforgiving season came to an end in Kansas City as the Sooners lost to TCU 82-63 at the Big 12 Tournament. Oklahoma finishes the season 11-20 and 5-13 in conference play. Inconsistent play yet again hampered OU. Kameron McGusty who’s been Oklahoma’s most consistent scorers this season finished with just nine points. Khadeem Lattin capped off a solid end to the season finishing with 18 points and nine rebounds. Edmond Memorial alum Kristian Doolittle had 11 points. […]

  • Westbrook Career High Not Enough For Thunder

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  • OU and OSU Ready For Big 12 Tournament

    It’s been tough sledding for the Sooners and Cowboys at the Big 12 Tournament recently. Neither program has won or played for a big 12 tournament crown in 12 years. Could this be the season that changes? Both of our state teams will open Big 12 tournament play against opponents they just recently played. Oklahoma State starts Big 12 Tournament action on Thursday morning against Iowa State a team they played in the next to last regular season game. While […]

  • Big 12 Honors Sooners and Cowboys

    With the Big 12 basketball regular season in the books, the conference announced its All-Big 12 teams. It featured a multitude of Cowboys. In fact, OSU was one of four teams in the Big 12 to have three players honored. Perhaps the biggest honor went to point guard Jawun Evans. He was named first team All-Big 12. Evans is one of four players from a power five conference to average 16 points and six assists per game. Plus, Evans ranks second in […]