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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

You can follow Dylan on twitter at

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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    Ohio State leads Oklahoma 45-24 in the 4th

    After an hour and a half delay, Oklahoma and Ohio State kicked off with the Sooners receiving the football. An impressive drive by OU ended with Austin Seibert missing a 27 yard field goal. The Buckeyes struck first though, Curtis Samuel scrambled 36 yards for a touchdown late in the first quarter to five Ohio State a 7-0 lead. On the ensuing drive, on 4th down, Ohio State’s Jalen Holmes tipped a Baker Mayfield pass, Jerome Baker intercepted it and […]

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    Oklahoma State Prevails 45-38 Over Pittsburgh

    The biggest question surrounding Oklahoma State entering their contest with Pitt was how would the Cowboys rebound after that stunning loss to Central Michigan. With running back Chris Carson sidelined with a hand injury from the game against the Chippewas, the Cowboys showed no hangover from last week’s losing effort. Mason Rudolph connected with James Washington on a 92 yard touchdown pass on the first play of the game to give OSU a quick 7-0. However, Quadry Henderson of Pitt […]

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    Sooners/Cowboys hope to stripe their stadiums on Saturday

    There are a couple of marquee college football match ups this weekend for OU and OSU. Both programs are hoping to take their home field advantages to new levels. The Sooners and Cowboys both hope to “Stripe the Stadium” with their fans. Oklahoma has released this diagram telling fans what color to wear by section for their showdown with Ohio State. Oklahoma State hosts Pittsburgh and also plans on trying to stripe Boone Pickens Stadium orange and white.

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    Big 12/MAC suspend officials from CMU-OSU game

    STILLWATER, Okla. – The fallout from the Central Michigan-Oklahoma State game in Stillwater continued on Sunday. The Big 12 announced they’ve suspended the replay crew in charge of Saturday’s game for two games. Big 12 head of officials Walt Anderson released this statement: “The crew missed an opportunity to advise the MAC officiating crew of the misapplication of the penalty giving CMU an untimed down that resulted in its game-winning touchdown. NCAA rules permit instant replay to correct egregious errors and […]

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    Yasiel Puig Meets Media Before OKC Dodger Home Debut

    Oklahoma City Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig met the media Friday in preparation for his home debut. The Cuban native used translator Juan Sainz to talk with the large group at The Brick. Puig was demoted last week to the triple A club after being hampered by injuries and teammate issues during his time with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Puig hit on a variety of topics including his demotion, his now infamous snapchat video, and why he already likes Oklahoma City.

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    Thunder Sign Rookie Domantas Sabonis

    The Thunder have signed rookie forward Domantas Sabonis to a contract. Per Thunder policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Sabonis was the 11th pick of the 2016 NBA draft by the Orlando Magic. He was acquired by the Thunder in a draft night trade that sent Serge Ibaka to Orlando in exchange for his draft rights, Victor Oladipo and Ersan Ilyasova. Sabons is the child of pro basketball hall of fame inductee Arvydas Sabonis. Domantas averaged nearly 18 […]

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    2016 Thunder Preseason Schedule Released

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    Thunder Center Disowned by Father

    Thunder Center Enes Kanter has been disowned by his family for his political beliefs. Kanter is a supporter of the Gulen Movement which tried to impose Martial Law on Turkey in July. His Father, Mehmet Kanter, who supports Turkish president Recep Tayyip, told the Daily Sabah, “His statements and behavior trouble our family. I told Enes we will disown him should he not change his course. He did not care.” The elder Kanter added, “I would not have taken Enes to […]

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    Report: Westbrook in Contract Extension Talks With Thunder

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    Yasiel Puig Demoted to OKC Dodgers

    Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig has been demoted to the minors to the Oklahoma City Dodgers. Puig has been hampered by a nagging hamstring over the past couple of seasons. He’s hitting just .260 in his last 81 games with just seven home runs and 34 runs batted in. The Cuban native was told on Monday he would either be traded by the organization or demoted to the minor leagues if the team couldn’t move him. Puig is in […]

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    Bob Barry, Jr. inducted into Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame

    OKLAHOMA – It’s an honor usually reserved for the best athletes to ever compete in or for the state of Oklahoma. Bob Barry, Jr. was no athlete, but his impact on the sports landscape in the state of Oklahoma was just as big, if not bigger. That’s why he’s being enshrined into the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame’s 2016 Class. Bobby earned seven Oklahoma Sportscaster of the Year awards during his time at NewsChannel 4. He helped launch careers in […]