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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 - A fish named Fenway Parker, a dog, Piper, and will soon own a Golden Retriever who will be 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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    Oklahoma State Opens Practice

    Football is officially underway in Stillwater. The Cowboys practiced a little under 3 hours at the new Sherman E. Smith Training Center for their first practice of the season. It’s becoming customary to question who will start at quarterback for OSU, but after day 1, the majority of the snaps went to junior JW Walsh. Walsh ran with the first team while Daxx Garman took snaps with the second team. Mason Rudolph took third team reps. The Cowboy defense spent […]

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    Stoops gives glimpse of what Sooner fans can expect next season

    DALLAS, Texas – Bob Stoops kicked off Day 2 of the Big 12 Football Media Days with a glowing report of his Sooners, Stoops said that their strength coach Jerry Schmidt hasn’t been happier than he is this year with offseason workouts. One of the big topics addressed was the addition of former Missouri Wide Receiver Dorial Green-Beckham. Stoops mentioned that he’s in the process of appealing to play this season, but the NCAA has yet to rule on that. […]

  • Mike Gundy: “I Feel Like Britney Spears” at Big XII Media Days

    It’s not what you’d expect to hear from a head coach who opens the season against the defending national champion who boasts a Heisman Trophy winner, but OSU head coach Mike Gundy felt famous. As Gundy walked into the Omni Ballroom to have OSU’s preseason press conference he said he “felt like Britney Spears” with all the cameras following him, That was easily the funniest thing Gundy said, but did talk a lot of football about his Cowboys. OSU’s head […]

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    Preseason All-Big 12 Team Announced

    We are about 2 months away from the start of college football, but speculation about who is going to play well in the Big 12 is in full effect. The conference released their Preseason All-Big 12 team Wednesday and it includes four Sooners and a lone Cowboy. OSU incoming Wide Receiver/Running Back Tyreek Hill has been honored as the Preseason Big 12 Newcomer of the Year. Hill is a speedster who broke OSU’s 100 meter track record in his first […]

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    Colin Montgomerie’s Bagpipe Boost

    It’s no secret golfer’s prefer silence while playing golf, however one Edmond man shattered the rule during the US Senior Open and it couldn’t have been received any better. Bruce Robertson played bagpipes for Colin Montgomerie as he walked down the par 5, 12th at Oak Tree National during Sunday’s final round. Robertson never intended to be obnoxious by the gesture, instead he was paying homage to his heritage and home state. Dylan Buckingham tracked down the man who gave […]

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    Sooners/Michigan Schedule Home and Home Series

    OU has built a reputation on scheduling marquee regular season showdowns against top tier opponents on the gridiron. The Sooners continue to uphold that standard. Oklahoma announced Monday that the Sooners have added a home and home series with Michigan in 2025 and 2026. The crimson and cream will host the Wolverines September 6, 2025. It’ll be the first time ever the Sooners will host a team from the state of Michigan. Michigan hosts OU in the “Big House” September […]

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    Perry Jones Undergoes Knee Surgery

    After playing in the Summer League last week, the Thunder announced Monday that Forward Perry Jones III underwent successful knee surgery on his right knee. Jones had an arthroscopic procedure and is expected 4 to 6 weeks before resuming basketball activities. The Baylor product played in 62 games last season averaging just under 4 points, 2 rebounds per game in just over 12 minutes of action.

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    Reports: Anthony Morrow Signs With Thunder

    According to reports, the Thunder have signed swingman Anthony Morrow to a deal. Morrow has played for five teams in seven seasons. However, Morrow provides much needed depth at the guard position for OKC. The journeyman has averaged 10 points, just under 3 rebounds and 1 assist per contest over his career. Morrow played his college hoops at Georgia Tech and played last season for the Pelicans where he was a sharpshooter from behind the arc. Morrow shot 45% from […]


    Same Result, Different Day for Verplank

    The US Senior Open homecoming for Scott Verplank appears to have come and passed. Verplank shot a +4, 75 in his second round, the exact same score as his first round. Verplank’s 2 day total at Oak Tree National: +8, 150. The very early projected cut line heading into the weekend is +7, which means Verplank would miss the cut, ending his first ever Champions Tour event. The Oak Tree native said he’s hit the ball in places “I haven’t in […]

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    Oak Tree Gang Reflects on Tough 1st Round

    Just a day after turning 50, Scott Verplank teed off for his first round ever as a member of the Champions Tour. Verplank became the immediate favorite being the youngest player in the field on his home course. However, his first round left something to be desired. Verplank shot an opening round 75, which is 4 over for the tournament. He had a tee shot on 4 go into the water and he topped a tee shot  on 15 resulting in a […]

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    Gasol to Thunder? Thabo on the Move?

    With each passing second, it seems as if Pau Gasol playing for the Thunder isn’t such a reach. ESPN is reporting Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant made an in person pitch to the Spaniard, in Los Angeles Monday, about coming to play for OKC. ESPN also reported that the Thunder became a frontrunner in the Gasol sweepstakes. Gasol’s asking price is somewhere between 9 and 12 million dollars per year. There’s no word on what numbers were thrown around in […]