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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
  • Thunder Rolls to 1-0 Lead Over Grizzlies

    It had more ups than downs, but defense propelled the Thunder to an impressive 100-86 win over the Grizzlies. With the win, the Thunder take a 1-0 series advantage over Memphis. Kevin Durant played a stellar contest scoring a game high 33 points on an efficient 13 of 25 shooting. Durant also notched 8 rebounds and dished out 7 assists. Russell Westbrook had 23 points and had a playoff career high 10 rebounds. Westbrook didn’t play in the 3rd quarter […]

  • Kevin Durant “Peaceful,” Thunder Feeling Good About Playoffs, Memphis

    For the third time in four years, the Oklahoma City Thunder will take on the Memphis Grizzlies in the NBA playoffs. The Thunder are in the playoffs for the fifth straight year. Last season Memphis eliminated the Thunder from the playoffs in five games, but Oklahoma City had lost Russell Westbrook to the first of several knee surgeries. Westbrook will be available in the opening round series this year and no longer have any restrictions to his play from the regular […]

  • Grizzlies Familiar With Thunder, Excited For Matchup

    The Memphis Grizzlies lost three of four games to the Oklahoma City Thunder, but enter their opening round NBA playoff series winner’s of five straight games to close out the regular season. Memphis needed every one of those five wins to sneak into the playoffs and lock up the seventh seed in the western conference. The Grizzlies have lost three straight games in Oklahoma City, but are confident after their recent hot streak. Watch above as Memphis’ Marc Gasol, former Oklahoma State Cowboy […]

  • Barons Clinch Playoff Spot

    The Oklahoma City Barons are headed to post season play for a 4th straight season under Head Coach Todd Nelson. Nelson led the Barons to a 4-3 win over the Iowa Wild at home in overtime, Friday night. OKC closes out the regular season Saturday night against the Wild at 7pm. The Barons will face their I-35 rival, the Texas Stars, in the first round of the Western Conference Playoffs. Game 1 and 2 of their best of 5 playoff […]

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    Frank Haith Hired as TU Coach

    The search is over, the Tulsa Golden Hurricane announced former Missouri Head Coach Frank Haith as their new basketball coach. Haith leaves Mizzou after 3 seasons. Haith earned a Big 12 title in his first year in Columbia, and guided the Tigers to two NCAA Tournament appearances. Some would call the move a downgrade for Haith from his previous gig, but the former Miami Head Coach called the new opportunity a “blessing.” Haith replaces Danny Manning who led TU to […]

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    Thunder Ready For Grizzlies

    The Thunder and Grizzlies begin their third playoff series in four year Saturday when Memphis visits OKC. The Thunder handled the Grizz in their four regular season meetings winning three of four match ups. Since 2011, OKC and Memphis have met 27 times. The Thunder barely hold the edge over the Grizzlies 14-13. Priority one for the Thunder will be slowing down Memphis’ towering duo of Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph. Both teams say they are healthy and ready to […]

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    College Football’s Bright New Change

    A new era of college football is upon us. Changes will be made to better determine who is the National Champion. First, the BCS is dead, which makes way for a College Football Playoff. Secondly, computers are no longer a factor in selecting the four teams that will make up the playoff. Plus, how bowl games change while staying the same during the new format. Dylan Buckingham introduces us to the exciting new venture taken on by college football, in […]

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    Former OU Coach Impacts Top NBA Prospect

    On Monday, Duke Forward Jabari Parker accepted the Wayman Tisdale Award as the nation’s top freshman basketball player. Thursday he announced he would forego his sophomore season and enter the NBA draft. Parker is a projected top 5 pick in the NBA draft. While he’s learned from Duke Head Coach Mike Krzyzewski, former Sooners Head Coach Jeff Capel has had an impact on Parker. After Oklahoma, Capel went back to his alma mater to be on Coach K’s staff. Nate Feken […]

  • College Basketball Awards Dazzle OKC

    He’s graced the cover of Sports Illustrated and has been compared to LeBron James and tonight, Duke Guard Jabari Parker, is living up to his hype. Parker had a sensational Freshman season at Duke, so much so, that he’s being awarded the Wayman Tisdale Award which is given to the top freshman in college hoops. Doug McDermott of Creighton is also in town to receive the National Player of the Year Award. Wichita State Head Coach Gregg Marshall is receiving […]

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    Thunder Dropped by Pacers

    The Thunder couldn’t get over the hump against the Pacers losing 102-97. OKC kept it close, even tying the game in the 4th, but a big shot by Paul George (20 pts, 12 rebounds) put Indiana up for good. Lance Stephenson had a stellar outing. He notched his 5th triple-double of the season with 17 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds. Kevin Durant led all scores with 38. Reggie Jackson left the game in the 3rd quarter after getting hit on a screen […]

  • Record Red-White Game for Sooners

    A record 43,500 turned out in Norman for the annual Red-White Game. It’s the highest attended spring football game in the Stoops Era. Former Texas Tech QB Baker Mayfield had an impressive showing tossing a couple of touchdown passes connecting with tight end Taylor McNamara and Wide Receiver Jordan Smallwood. However, Mayfield is ineligible this season because he played at Tech last year. McNamara hauled in two touchdown receptions, his other coming from QB Cody Thomas. The Sooners did survive a […]