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
  • Cowboys Can’t Close Against Baylor, Fall 75-68

    The day began with OSU handing out energy drinks and doughnuts to fans as they tried to bring the rowdy back to GIA for OSU’s showdown with the 2nd ranked Baylor Bears. Mike Boynton changed the lineup ahead of the contest starting Kalib Boone and Avery Anderson over Yor Anei and Thomas Dziagwa. The buttons Boynton pressed early worked. Isaac Likekele got his scoring going early, but so did Dziagwa when he got in. Dziagwa nailed three triples in the […]

  • Former OSU, Dallas Cowboys Coach Jimmy Johnson Going to Pro Football Hall of Fame

    Jimmy Johnson was going about his Sunday as an analyst for Fox Sports breaking down the Seahawks and Packers. That’s when David Baker, the President of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, popped out on set. Baker was dropping by to tell Johnson he was going to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this summer. Johnson’s credentials are more than deserving for the honor. He won two Super Bowls with the Dallas Cowboys while compiling a 80-64 […]

  • Thunder Thrashed by LeBron-less Lakers

    On paper, it appeared the Thunder had a decisive advantage before they even tipped off with the Lakers. LeBron James would miss the contest with a cold and Anthony Davis wouldn’t play either because of a hip injury suffered earlier in the week. Steven Adams got off to a great start for OKC throwing down a big time dunk on Javelle McGee. Adams had 12. But after that, it was all LA. Kyle Kuzma got off to a ridiculous start […]

  • OSU Suffers Historic Loss to TCU

    Oklahoma State hit the road in much need of a win in conference play. For a fourth straight season, OSU started Big 12 play 0-2. It didn’t get better against TCU. OSU jumped out to a four-nothing lead thanks to free throws and a Cam McGriff jumper, who ended up with just 11 points. That was their biggest and only lead of the game. While keeping pace early, OSU then went on a more than seven minute drought as they […]

  • Sooners Slide Past Texas in Austin For First Time Since 2015

    Austin has been a weird place for Lon Kruger and his Sooners. They hadn’t won there since 2015. And the night started strong for the Sooners. Jamal Bienemy hit the first layup of the night to start the scoring which proved to be a confidence booster for the Sophomore. He dropped 11 hitting double-figures for the first time since November. Texas would jump out to a nine point lead, Bienemy would add a three to keep Oklahoma close. Then Kristian […]

  • Trae Young Erases $1 Million in Medical Debt

    Atlanta Hawks Guard and Norman, Oklahoma native Trae Young is giving back to the city he now calls home. Young helped erase one million dollars in medical debt. His foundation is partnering with the Atlanta based nonprofit group RIP Medical to help 570 families lose their medical debt. By donating ten thousand dollars through his foundation, Young wiped out one million dollars in debt. RIP Medical helps erase debt from families who are two to three times below the poverty […]

  • Sean Gleeson Leaving OSU for Rutgers

    Oklahoma State Offensive Coordinator Sean Gleeson’s time in Stillwater is done after one season. News Four has learned that Gleeson is leaving to become Offensive Coordinator at Rutgers. Stadium’s Brett McMurphy reports the deal is for three years. Gleeson led the Cowboys to the 22nd ranked total offense in college football last season and helped Chuba Hubbard rush for more than 2,000 yards last season. The move by Gleeson fueled speculation that former OC Todd Monken could be returning to […]

  • CeeDee Lamb Leaving OU to Enter NFL Draft

    CeeDee Lamb, one of the best wide receivers to ever play for OU, is going pro. The junior Lamb made the announcement on social media one day after the Sooners loss in the Peach Bowl to LSU. Lamb is expected to be a first round pick in the upcoming NFL Draft. Despite playing just three seasons at OU, Lamb leaves Norman third all time in receiving yards with 3,292. He had 14 100 yard games and 32 total touchdowns. Lamb […]

  • Thunder Claw the Raptors in SGA’s Homecoming

    Shai Gilgeous-Alexander was playing a home game against the Toronto Raptors. Not only was he playing in his native Canada, but also had to get 70 tickets for family and friends to watch. It didn’t take them long to cheer as he notched the first points of the game on a layup. In the first, the Raptors honored him and his teammate Lu Dort for their Canadian heritage on the big board. In the second, Chris Paul connected on an […]

  • Likekele Leads Cowboys to Win in Return

    Isaac Likekele is the missing link to OSU basketball. The Cowboys are unbeaten with Likekele in the lineup. He returned Saturday against Southeast Louisiana after missing four games with a sickness. And it didn’t take him long to show his presence. The defensive minded guard notched a steal, went behind to back, hit a tough layup along with a foul to help the Cowboys jump out to a 11-1 lead. Shortly after that Lindy Waters III stole the ball, found […]

  • “Dru has been awesome,” Quarterback named a team captain ahead of Texas Bowl

    HOUSTON, Texas (KFOR) – As the Cowboys take the field, it will be a surprise to see who will be taking snaps in the pocket. Spencer Sanders was expected to return for the Pokes after undergoing thumb surgery. He is expected to split time with Dru Brown, but there was no official word on who would be the starter for the Cowboys. However, it was announced that the team had chosen Brown to be one of the captains for this […]

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