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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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    “Barons Buddies” shaping lives off the ice

    Hockey is a vicious, violent sport, but it doesn’t spill over off the ice for the Oklahoma City Barons. They’ve developed a program that’s shaping the lives of Oklahoma City Special Olympians. Not only is it having an effect on the athletes, but making a profound impact on them. What started as a simple conversation at a game between Oklahoma City Police Sergeant Shawn Byrne and Josette Nelson, the wife of Barons head coach Todd Nelson, sparked a program that’s […]

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    Thunder Talk Kevin Garnett, Nets

    The Thunder begin the first of a four game home stand tonight against the Brooklyn Nets. Brooklyn handled the Thunder throughly in their first meeting which the Nets won by 31. The worst loss of the season for OKC. Both teams come into tonight’s contest reeling. The Thunder have lost four in a row, while the Nets have lost five straight. Andre Roberson appears to be on the mend after a sprained foot and has revenge on his mind tonight […]

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    2015 OU, OSU, Big 12 Football schedules released

    NORMAN, Okla. – Even though the 2014 Big 12 Football season isn’t over yet, you can already look ahead to next year. #Big2FB: 2015 conference football schedule for @TechAthletics pic.twitter.com/biTKdXsveY — Big 12 Conference (@Big12Conference) November 19, 2014 The Big 12 Conference released the 2015 schedule Wednesday, which features a 10-team, 9-game, round-robin conference schedule. Oklahoma kicks off the season Sept. 5 against Akron in Norman, Okla. Your 2015 @OU_Football schedule // http://t.co/qom59F7gVo http://t.co/PiSbZFMYPx — Oklahoma Football (@OU_Football) November 19, […]

  • High School Football Playoffs Kickoff

    The high school football playoffs are underway and the first game brought a lot of fireworks. Carl Albert faced a tough road towards another 5A state title having to travel to Lawton to take on 9-1 Lawton MacArthur. Carl Albert trailed by 2 in the first quarter before William Collins and Lorenzo West connected for two long touchdowns. The Titans trailed 30-14 at halftime, but made a furious comeback in the second half. Bob Barry, Jr. has the highlights and […]

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    Sources: OU QB Trevor Knight Won’t Play Against Tech

    Sources tell Sports Director Bob Barry, Jr. that OU quarterback Trevor Knight will not play against Texas Tech Saturday. Redshirt freshman Cody Thomas will make his first start at quarterback for the Sooners. Thomas is 5 of 16 for 50 yards, no touchdowns and one interception in the four appearances he’s made this season. Knight was carted off in 4th quarter after a big hit by Baylor defensive lineman Shawn Oakman. Sources also said that Knight hasn’t taken a snap […]

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    Morrow Leads Thunder to Win Over Celtics

    Anthony Morrow proved why the Thunder added him in the off-season, Wednesday against the Celtics. Morrow dropped in 28 points to help the Thunder earn their third victory of the season 109-94 against Boston. Morrow did have some help from Reggie Jackson who also put up 28 points. The two combined to go 19 of 26 with 56 points. Lance Thomas played a key role as well, not so much in scoring, but pulling down boards. He had 7 points […]

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    Thursday Night Heroes, Week 10

    It’s the final week of the high school football regular season. There was a trio of games around the metro, however none of which had any effect on the playoffs which begin next week. Heritage Hall earned an impressive 33-0 win over Purcell on the Dragons home field. The schools official twitter account tweeted after the win, “Now the real season starts.” Bitter rivals Capitol Hill and US Grant met in the final game of the season for each. With […]

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    Friday Night Heroes Week 9

    Ask anyone in the state of Oklahoma who has a stranglehold on state titles and the answer is always Union or Jenks. Rarely does a team from the west side of the state have any resemblance of a chance to beat either squad, but week nine of the high school regular season gave us just that. With a district title in the balance, Union traveled up the turnpike to take on Mustang. Meanwhile, Anadarko and Newcastle, two of the 3A’s […]

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    Westbrook Fractures Hand in Thunder Loss

    A gritty, determined effort by the Thunder fell short as OKC dropped their second game in as many days to the Clippers 93-90. Serge Ibaka missed a 3 pointer as time expired, but still scored 17. However the big story is the injury to Russell Westbrook. Westbrook appeared to get his hand caught in a jersey in the second quarter, went to the locker room and never returned to the game. He appeared on the bench in the third quarter […]

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    Thursday Night Heroes, Week 9

    Week 9 of the high school football season kicked off with a trio of games across the metro. Lawton Ike traveled to OKC to take on Putnam City West and left with a 24-14 victory over the Patriots. The other two city clashes featured Broken Arrow vs. Edmond Santa Fe while Moore played host to Norman North. North is battling for a playoff spot and had a brutal first half against the Lions. Could they overcome a 17 point deficit […]

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    Thunder Drop Opener in Portland

    It was the tale of two halves for the Thunder in their season opening loss to the Portland Trail Blazers 106-89. OKC managed a five point halftime lead thanks to impressive play by Russell Westbrook and upstart newbie Lance Thomas off the bench. Westbrook led all scored with 38 points, going 15 of 16 from the stripe. Thomas had 14, 12 of which came in the first half. The Thunder trailed by two heading into the final quarter but were […]