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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
  • OSU Drops 8th Straight Conference Game in Loss to Texas

    In the history of Oklahoma State’s basketball program, the Cowboys had never lost eight straight conference games in one season. They hoped to avoid that facing Texas. It got off to a good start for OSU. Isaac Likekele pulled a very Michael Jordan-esque move faking taking the ball out past the three point line, only to blow by the defender for the layup and the foul. Likekele added 16 points. OSU had an early lead. A two minute scoring drought […]

  • Sooners Take Care of TCU to Snap Skid

    The streak is over. Oklahoma handled TCU 71-62 to snap their five game losing steak. Oklahoma played catch up most of the first half, but Kristian Doolittle was huge. He hit a couple of jumpers to help give the Sooners a 32-30 lead at the half. Doolittle had a game high 21 points. In the second half, Brady Manek caught fire. He hit a pair of three’s to help extend OU’s lead to nine. Manek had a great game pouring […]

  • OSU Clobbered By Texas Tech

    Oklahoma State just couldn’t keep pace offensively or defensively against Texas Tech. The Red Raiders flirted with the biggest win in Gallagher-Iba Arena ever. That mark was 33. OSU was dropped by Tech 78-50. It was the second worst home loss inside GIA. Early on, OSu took an early 5-0 lead thanks to Cam McGriff. McGriff lead Oklahoma State with 18 points. However, Tech went on a crazy three point tear after that. Including Matt Mooney who hit four of […]

  • Thunder Post Historic Comeback Against Houston

    It didn’t start well for OKC, but it’s not how you start. It’s how you finish. And that’s what the Thunder did against the Houston Rockets. Paul George got off to a good start early notching a couple of steals and slams, but the second quarter proved to be an avalanche of offense for the Rockets. James Harden entered the game with 28 straight games of 30 or more points. He had 25 half. Harden hit threes from all over […]

  • Kansas Powers Past the Pokes 82-72

    Oklahoma State looked to do something no one had since the early 60’s. Win two times in a row in Lawrence. OSU went blow for blow early with the Jayhawks. Lindy Waters and Cam McGriff propelled OSU early on. McGriff knocked down a three to pull OSU within one. Then Lindy Waters hit a jumper to keep KU within range. Lindy Waters would go on to hit a three with seconds left in the first half. Waters poured in 13 […]

  • Thunder Waive Guard Alex Abrines

    Alex Abrines’ OKC Thunder career is over. Abrines was waived by the Thunder Saturday after three seasons with the franchise. Abrines has played in just two games since December 23rd due to a personal matter. ESPN’s Royce Young reports that the move was mutual between Abrines and the Thunder so he can focus on his personal issue. Abrines appeared in 31 games for the Thunder this season averaging just over five points and one rebound in 19 minutes per contest. […]

  • OSU Loses A Heartbreaker At the Buzzer to TCU

    Oklahoma State’s four game conference losing streak nearly came to an end Wednesday night in Fort Worth. Oklahoma State fell behind early to TCU thanks to Desmond Bane who couldn’t be stopped in the first half. He poured in four three’s alone in the first half. Bane would eventually finish with 26 points to lead the Horned Frogs. Isaac Likekele had a big time game though.  He hit a layup to cut TCU’s lead to seven in the first half. Likekele […]

  • Sooners Stumble in Morgantown

    Oklahoma hit the floor for the first time since their thrashing against Baylor earlier in the week. OU played like a team motivated to bounce back early in the contest. Aaron Calixte hit a pair of threes back to back which helped OU get a solid lead. Calixte had 17 off the bench for the Sooners. However, West Virginia hogged all the loose balls. They grabbed 17 offensive rebounds to Oklahoma’s nine. WVU closed out the first half on an […]

  • Thunder Toast Heat in Historic Performance

    It was thorough, impressive and historic. OKC absolutely lambasted the Miami Heat 118-102 to win their seventh straight game. Paul George got off to his usual Paul George self in this game, but the contest really turned when Dennis Schroder hit the floor. Schroder could not miss. He scored 24 of his 28 points in the second quarter alone. That helped the Thunder lead swell to 17 at the half. Russel Westbrook was consistent throughout. Westbrook managed to notch his […]

  • Lincoln Riley’s Contract Extension & Raise Approved

    Oklahoma City, OK – Lincoln Riley’s last two seasons as OU head coach have produced two Big 12 Championships, two College Football Playoff berths and two Heisman Trophy winners. All that equals an incredible raise and extension. Rumors circulated Lincoln Riley was on NFL head coaching radar’s last season. The Sooners made sure that wasn’t an option. The OU Board of Regents approved Lincoln Riley’s contract which will see him extended through the 2024 season. He’ll make six million dollars […]

  • Kevin Durant Returning to Oklahoma City

    Kevin Durant is coming back to Oklahoma City….for one night. Durant tells ESPN he plans on returning March 20th for Nick Collison’s jersey retirement. Durant told the worldwide leader, “That group was so special, that whole group from 2010 until I left there, it was special,” Durant told ESPN. “It’s about time for us to let go of all that extra stuff, and just come together — especially around this time, because it’s Nick.” Sources also told ESPN that this […]

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