Dylan Buckingham

KFOR-TV Sports

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

  • Sooners Win, Pokes Perfect

    Posted on: 6:41 pm, February 19, 2014, by

    Baseball season is off to a great start in the state of Oklahoma. The Cowboys are off to a 5-0...
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  • Barons Roll For Good Cause

    Posted on: 6:28 pm, February 19, 2014, by

    Normally, the Barons spend their time on the ice, but Tuesday the hockey team traded their skates in for wheelchairs....
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  • Sooners Lose Season Opener

    Posted on: 11:26 pm, February 14, 2014, by

    The Pete Hughes era at Oklahoma started off a bit sour as OU lost a 7-5 decision to Seton Hall....
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  • Tennis Legends Visit OKC

    Posted on: 10:56 pm, February 6, 2014, by

    Four of the best tennis players in the history of the sport came to OKC for an exhibition match up....
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  • Thunder Stars Added to All-Star Weekend

    Posted on: 10:27 pm, February 6, 2014, by

    Kevin Durant will be a busy man come All-Star Weekend, February 14-16th. In addition to playing in the All-Star Game,...
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  • Thunder Tame Timberwolves

    Posted on: 11:54 pm, February 5, 2014, by , updated on: 11:55pm, February 5, 2014

    Oklahoma City won their 8th straight home game over the Minnesota Timberwolves with a 106-97 victory Wednesday night. It’s the...
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  • Westmoore’s Lara Gatton HS Athlete of the Week

    Posted on: 11:39 pm, February 5, 2014, by , updated on: 07:54am, February 6, 2014

    Westmoore’s Lara Gatton is our David Stanley Chevrolet of Norman High School Senior Athlete of the Week. Lara recently moved...
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  • Jenks Safety Commits to OU

    Posted on: 11:28 pm, February 4, 2014, by

    Jenks Safety Steven Parker broke his silence a day before national signing day and announced he will play football for...
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  • Thorpe Award Winners Talk

    Posted on: 10:41 pm, February 4, 2014, by

    The Jim Thorpe Award is one of the most prestigious awards given in college football. 29 men have earned the...
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  • Dennard Presented Thorpe Award

    Posted on: 6:13 pm, February 4, 2014, by , updated on: 06:44pm, February 4, 2014

    Michigan State defensive back Darqueze Dennard is being presented with his Jim Thorpe Award Tuesday night at a banquet at...
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  • High School Basketball

    Posted on: 10:48 pm, January 31, 2014, by

    January 31st proved to be a rivalry night in high school basketball all across the metro. We start our coverage...
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  • Barons Beat Toronto

    Posted on: 11:07 pm, January 30, 2014, by

    The Oklahoma City Barons used a stellar 3rd period to blow by the Toronto Marleys 5-3. The two teams enetered...
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