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 – 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
  • Sooners Season Ends at Big 12 Tournament

    Oklahoma’s tough and unforgiving season came to an end in Kansas City as the Sooners lost to TCU 82-63 at the Big 12 Tournament. Oklahoma finishes the season 11-20 and 5-13 in conference play. Inconsistent play yet again hampered OU. Kameron McGusty who’s been Oklahoma’s most consistent scorers this season finished with just nine points. Khadeem Lattin capped off a solid end to the season finishing with 18 points and nine rebounds. Edmond Memorial alum Kristian Doolittle had 11 points. […]

  • Westbrook Career High Not Enough For Thunder

    Russell Westbrook poured in a career high 58 points, but it wasn’t enough as OKC lost their fourth straight game, 126-121 to the Portland Trailblazers. Westbrook was efficient from the field on 21 of 29 shooting and dishing out 9 assists. Westbrook didn’t sniff a triple-double. It’s the fourth straight game he’s missed notching one. The Blazers shot the lights out of the Peake. The shot a blistering 55 percent from the field. The second worst defensive performance by the […]

  • OU and OSU Ready For Big 12 Tournament

    It’s been tough sledding for the Sooners and Cowboys at the Big 12 Tournament recently. Neither program has won or played for a big 12 tournament crown in 12 years. Could this be the season that changes? Both of our state teams will open Big 12 tournament play against opponents they just recently played. Oklahoma State starts Big 12 Tournament action on Thursday morning against Iowa State a team they played in the next to last regular season game. While […]

  • Big 12 Honors Sooners and Cowboys

    With the Big 12 basketball regular season in the books, the conference announced its All-Big 12 teams. It featured a multitude of Cowboys. In fact, OSU was one of four teams in the Big 12 to have three players honored. Perhaps the biggest honor went to point guard Jawun Evans. He was named first team All-Big 12. Evans is one of four players from a power five conference to average 16 points and six assists per game. Plus, Evans ranks second in […]

  • Westbrook Propels Thunder Past Pelicans

    Russell Westbrook notched his 29th triple double of the season as he helped OKC blow by the New Orleans Pelicans 118-110. Westbrook scored 21 points in the fourth quarter alone en route to a game high 41 points, and adding 11 rebounds and 11 assists. It’s the third triple double Westbrook has ha against the Pelicans this season. He’s only the third player ever to have three triple doubles against one team in the same season joining Jason Kidd and […]

  • Lon Kruger Wins 600th Career Game

    Believe it or not, but Lon Kruger entered this evening at 4-7 against his alma mater while coaching at OU. Khadeem Lattin patiently poured in ten of his game high 17 points in the first half. Just a few minutes later Dante Buford slammed the Sooners ahead two more. Christian James three pointer helped Kruger’s crew kick open a 13 point lead at the half. Rashard Odomes ran out for OU after the break. Hitting a layup and foul for […]

  • Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame Class Announced

    The 2017 Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame Class has been announced and it’s a star studded group of inductees. Former Oklahoma State hoops star Bryant “Big Country” Reeves is one of the headliners of the class. He helped lead Oklahoma State to a Sweet 16 and a Final Four during his time in Stillwater. Reeves was the 6th pick in the 1995 NBA draft and played all six of his professional seasons with the Grizzlies franchise in both Vancouver and […]

  • Buddy Hield Traded to Kings

    Bayou Buddy is no more. Buddy Hield has been traded to the Sacramento Kings. The Kings acquired Hield, Langston Galloway, Tyreke Evans, and multiple picks for Demarcus Cousins and Omri Caspi. The news was first reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. Hield, who’s in his rookie season, played in just 57 games for New Orleans. He averaged just over eight points per game. The move unites Kentucky alums Demarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis together. The new look Pelicans face Oklahoma […]

  • Jordan Woodard’s Career at OU is Over

    Oklahoma senior guard Jordan Woodard’s career at Oklahoma is over. The school announced that Woodard suffered a torn ACL in their loss to Iowa State on Saturday. OU head coach Lon Kruger released this statement on Woodard through the school, “We are so grateful for Jordan and what he has brought to our program the past four seasons. The work ethic, determination and dedication he has displayed throughout his career have been key factors to our success and growth as a team. […]

  • Durant Dominates in Return to OKC

    Kevin Durant was showered with a chorus of boo’s from Thunder fans as he entered Chesapeake Energy Arena for the first time as a Golden State Warrior. It didn’t affect him as he knocked down his first shot of the night to tie the game at two. Durant hit a lot of shots, 12 to be exact. He led Golden State with 34 points. In three games against the Thunder, Durant has scored 113 points against OKC. The tide really […]

  • OU Throttled by Florida in Norman

    There have been ups and downs for Lon Kruger’s Sooners this season, but they might’ve hit the biggest downer they’ve faced in 2017. Oklahoma was handed a 84-52 beating at the hands of Florida. One of the programs Lon Kruger helped launch. It’s the third worst home loss in school history. It’s also the worst since 1922. The Sooners are now on a three game losing streak. Rashard Odomes led the Sooners with 13 points, freshman Kameron McGusty added ten. […]