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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
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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 […]

  • Friday Night Heroes Week 8

    We are close to wrapping up the high school football regular season as some teams push for district titles, others battle for their playoff lives. Edmond North and Southmoore’s contest proved every second mattered as the two try to stay in the 6A playoff race. Serious district battles took place between John Marshall-Douglass and Washington-Lindsay last night with the winners likely earning home field advantage in the playoffs. Plus, playoff positioning was on the line with Midwest City and Choctaw. 5A didn’t […]

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    Thursday Night Heroes Week 8

    Week 8 of the high school football season kicked off with a little bit of drama. Edmond Santa Fe suspended starting quarterback Keaton Torre for a violation of team rules committed last week. The Louisville commit had to watch from the sideline as sophomore Drew Rassmussen took the reigns as starting QB. A win over Putnam City would be huge for the Wolves as they continued to battle for a playoff spot. US Grant squared off with Northeast in an […]

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    Week 7, Thursday Night Heroes

    Week 7 of high school football has a different twist to it. Thursday happened to be the bigger night because high schools around the state are on fall break. 3A District 2 had a huge battle between Douglass and Bethany. Plus a big 5A showdown featuring Bishop McGuinness and Carl Albert. An OU commit from the east side of the state had in impressive showing from the first snap on. Plus we have a trio of 6A games from across […]

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    Back to Hockey for the Barons

    The season didn’t start the way the Barons had hoped, but the team can turn it all around Friday night at the Cox Convention Center. OKC dropped their first contest in OT to San Antonio nearly a week ago. Now the focus shifts to the Texas Stars who the Barons take on in their home opener. The team says they have a good mix of young and veteran talent and fully expect to be a contender for the Calder Cup again […]

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    Thunder Fall in Preseason Opener

    The Thunder begin the 2014-2015 campaign much like the 2013-2014 effort. With a loss. However, this taste is hardly as sour. The Denver Nuggets beat the Thunder 114-101 Wednesday night in the first preseason game of the year. The reigning MVP, Kevin Durant, had 11 points in 12 minutes. The high point man was “Kid Kiwi” Steven Adams, who started the game 7 of 8 from the field and finished with 15 points. Jeremy Lamb finished with 11 points, but […]

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    The beard? Nope. Oklahoma City Thunder center reveals new facial hair to fear

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma City Thunder kick off training camp on Tuesday, but first the team met with the media to discuss a variety of topics as they aim to improve on their Western Conference Finals season last year. The talk of the event was Steven Adams’ newly grown mustache. All Hail the @RealStevenAdams 'Stache #BigKiwi — Skylar Abernathy (@SkyAbernathy) September 29, 2014 A lot of people were wondering why the ‘Big Kiwi’ would grow a mustache in […]