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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

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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
  • Bourbon Street Blunder – Thunder Fall to Pelicans

    Entering Wednesday, life was good for the Oklahoma City Thunder. OKC entered the day the best in the West, winners in four of their last five games and having only suffered one loss to teams with a sub .500 record. Enter a struggling Pelicans team who had alternated wins and losses the last six times out and who was hoping to take a big step forward towards the playoffs sitting at 14-15 on the season. Dennis Schroder was magnificent early […]

  • Kyler Murray’s Future…Football or Baseball?

    For the first time since winning the Heisman Trophy, Kyler Murray met the media Wednesday to discuss a variety of topics. Since baseball’s winter meetings are in progress, inevitably Murray’s future became part of the Q and A. Since Murray’s draft stock hasn’t been higher, he’s mentioned numerous times he has a decision to make once this season ends at OU. Football or baseball? This will make the decision a bit more of a gamble. MLB Network reports that if […]

  • Thunder and Nike Bring Back Sunset Uniform

    The sunset will shine in the Peake once again. After a two year absence, the OKC Thunder are bringing back the “Sunset” uniforms. The move is part of Nike’s roll out of the “Earned Edition” uniforms. All 16 teams in the playoffs last season were given an Earned Edition uniform. It just so happens that the Thunder will bring back an alternate version of their original orange look. The plan is for the Thunder to roll these out December 30th […]

  • Class A and B State Championships Handed Out

    Weather forced the OSSAA to move the class 2A, A and B state football championship games to Thursday, but it didn’t make those contests any less intense. In Class A, Tonkawa squared off with Christian Heritage Academy. It was somewhat of a David vs. Goliath match up. Tonkawa, who played the role of Goliath, has six state championships in their illustrious history. As for CHA, they were David, looking for their first every state football title. That game proved that […]

  • Thunder Mount Historic Comeback Win in Brooklyn

    Paul George called the night, “Special.” That was an understatement. It turned out to be historic. OKC pulled off the largest comeback in Thunder franchise history trailing by as many as 23 points in the second half to the Brooklyn Nets, only to win, 114-112. The Thunder jumped out to an early lead picking up where they left off in their win against Detroit. However, that changed by the end of the first. The Nets put up 36 in the […]

  • Sooners Survive Scare From Notre Dame

    We’re just a couple of weeks into the college basketball season, but ESPN has already listed Oklahoma as one of it’s “First Four Out” as it pertains to the NCAA tournament. However the Sooners are off to an excellent start this season and could be climbing back into the good graces of ESPN’s bracketology. The Sooners improved to 7-1 with a win over Notre Dame 85-80 at the Jimmy V Classic in New York City at Madison Square Garden. Christian […]

  • Red River Redemption: OU Beats Texas 39-27, Wins the Big 12

    The Red River Rematch for the Big 12 Championship kicked off with Texas taking the football. It was quite similar to the first meeting between the two. They made quick work of the Sooners defense. Oklahoma managed to force three separate third downs on the Horns, but Texas converted all three. Sam Ehlinger missed two touchdown passes on the opening drive, but it didn’t matter. The first drive culminated with Ehlinger taking a quarterback draw 16 yards to give Texas […]

  • UCO Takes Down Angelo State, Wins Heart of Texas Bowl

    It was a battle of former Lone Star Conference foes, Central Oklahoma and Angelo State. However, this time the two met in the Heart of Texas Bowl. UCO started strong jumping out to a ten-nothing lead thanks to former Mustang quarterback Chandler Garrett. Garrett took a QB draw seven yards right up the middle for the score and subsequently threw some horns down. The Bronchos were silent through the majority of the second and third quarters which helped Angelo State […]

  • Friday Night Heroes – Week 3 of the Playoffs

    No gold footballs handed out on Friday, but state title games across the state were set. Carl Albert traveled up the Turner Turnpike to take on Collinsville for a date in the 5A state championship game. Winner of that would face off with Ardmore. In 4A Bethany squared off with Clinton. The Red Tornadoes have spent the 2018 season as a year of redemption after going through four head coaches in four seasons. Winner of that showdown would square off […]

  • OU’s Bold Heisman Campaign For Kyler Murray

    It was a photo that transcended the world of sports back in the 1980’s. A picture of Bo Jackson, a two sport star in baseball and football, in pads holding a baseball bat with no shirt on. It was Jackson’s message to the world that he might be it’s best athlete. Now Oklahoma, who has a two sport star of their own, made a bold statement with Kyler Murray and lauching his Heisman campaign. Murray and the Sooners recreated that […]

  • Thunder Guards Host Thanksgiving Feasts For OKC

    The Thunder didn’t play Thursday which would’ve been the perfect time to rest up for a three game road trip. Instead, OKC’s front court threw Thanksgiving feasts instead giving back to Oklahoma City. Raymond Felton partnered up with Big Brothers Big Sisters to help distribute hundreds of turkey’s and hundreds of laundry baskets full of food for families to have on Thanksgiving. Felton also took time to take pictures with fans and sign individual pictures of him for the families […]