Dylan Buckingham is a Sports Photojournalist/Reporter for Oklahoma’s News 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 @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 Slice and Dice Ole Miss in NCAA Tournament

    It was as good a start as Oklahoma has had all season. The Sooners jumped out on Ole Miss with a 12-0 run to start the game. Kristian Doolittle scoring half of that. At one point, OU hit eight straight buckets. Doolittle had eight in the first half. Everything seemingly went well for OU. The Sooners NCAA Tournament experience really showed compared to the none held by Ole Miss. Rashard Odomes, who’s not known for his scoring, hit a tough […]

  • Sooners Prepare for Ole Miss in the NCAA Tournament

    For the sixth time in seven seasons, the Sooners are in the Big Dance. This seasons first round foe promises to provide some fireworks. It’s a battle of legendary coaches. Lon Kruger and Kermit Davis. The two have more than 1,000 combined wins, but this is the first match up between the two. All-time, OU is 1-2 against Ole Miss. However, Davis’ staff features an assitant with some Oklahoma flavor. Win Case. Case spent time at Oklahoma State before graduating […]

  • Sooners Make NCAA Tournament Field

    Despite some worried nerves over the last few days, the Oklahoma Sooners are in the NCAA Tournament field of 68. The Sooners (19-13, 7-11), who are an eight seed, will square off with Ole Miss (20-12, 10-8), the ninth seed, Friday in Columbia, South Carolina. The winner of the contest could face one seed Virginia. Ole Miss makes the tournament under first year head coach Kermit Davis. Davis was the SEC coach of the year. All-time the Sooners are 1-2 […]

  • Thunder Scorch Nets For 2nd Time With Big Comeback

    It’s become a common trend for the Thunder since the all-star break. Playing from behind. OKC did that again Wednesday against the Nets. Much like they did in December. With the same outcome. The Thunder got down early. Russell Westbrook seemingly was the only one playing at a playoff level. He kept the the Thunder in it early converting an impressive and one layup. OKC trailed by 10 at the break. Whatever Billy Donovan said at halftime worked. Shots started […]

  • Kyler Murray Impresses at Pro Day

    Norman, OK – With 75 NFL coaches, scouts and personnel in attendance for Oklahoma’s pro day, Kyler Murray didn’t do much of anything. At least early on. Murray chose not to do any agility work, run the 40, or bench. The former baseball player cited the fact that he was measured at the combine and that his tape already showed his speed. Instead, Murray waited for the on field work. Only throwing. And he was fantastic. Murray connected on 61-67 […]

  • Big 12 Tournament Tips Off Wednesday in KC, MO

    The Big 12 Tournament tips off from Kansas City Wednesday with a pair of Oklahoma teams hitting the floor. For Oklahoma State, they kick off the whole event from the Sprint Center, looking to keep their season alive. OSU faces TCU. The two split their season series with each winning on their home court. The Cowboys need to win the Big 12 Tournament if they have any hope of playing in the NCAA Tournament. However, OSU is playing good basketball […]

  • Thunder Signs Deonte Burton to Deal

    You’ll be seeing a lot more of Deonte Burton in a Thunder uniform. Burton and the Thunder have agreed to a multi year deal. Initially, OKC had signed the Iowa State product to a two way deal which meant he would split his time between the NBA team and the Thunder’s G-League affiliate the Oklahoma City Blue. With the move, Burton is now eligible to be on the Thunder’s playoff roster later in the season. Burton’s career began as an […]

  • State Championship Saturday For High School Hoopsters

    All the nylon was on the line across the state as the OSSAA State Championships crowned their 2018-19 best in basketball ball. Putnam City North tried to repeat as state champs taking on an impressive Booker T. Washington squad that boasted Tulsa commit Trey Phipps. In 5A Del City played in their first state title game since 1980. However, standing in their way was Tulsa Memorial. The Chargers have the Boone Twins who are both headed to Oklahoma State. With […]

  • Thunder Notch Pivotal Win Against Grizzlies

    On paper, it didn’t seem like a big match up, but OKC’s showdown with Memphis proved to be pivotal. The Thunder, who entered the contest on a four game slide, were in danger of dropping out of a home court spot in the playoffs. Paul George missed his third straight game with shoulder soreness. OKC got off to an ugly start. Russell Westbrook had two turnovers on the first two possessions and also notched his 14th technical of the season. […]

  • Thunder Throttled by San Antonio; Lose 4th Straight

    OKC’s problems seem to be going from bad to worse. The Thunder entered their game with San Antonio on a three game slide. However, they’d have to try and snap that without Paul George. George missed his second straight game with right shoulder soreness. The Thunder got off to a slow start and played catch up the rest of the game. San Antonio went on a massive 15-0 run in the first which was capped off by a LaMarcus Aldridge […]

  • Special Senior Day For Sooners as they Face WVU

    Saturday was about much more than keep their NCAA tournament hopes alive for the Sooners. OU paid homage to seniors Aaron Calixte, Miles Ryenolds, Jumani McNeace, Rashard Odomes, and Patrick Geha. However, strangely enough, the day was dominated by not a senior, but a freshman. And it all started with an impressive 17-2 run to close out the first half. Nate Feken has the full report from OU’s 92-80 win over West Virginia.

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