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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 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
  • Cowboys Season Comes to an End in Regional

    Oklahoma State’s season came to a close in DeLand, FL, but not without a fight. The Cowboys took down USF and ended their season which gave them another crack at Stetson. In game one against the Bulls, OSU poured it on. Trevor Boone homered not once, but twice. Both times Boone blasted his shot to dead center field. The second one went more than 400 feet. Both home runs were of the two run variety. The Cowboys were led in […]

  • Sooners Season Ends at Women’s College World Series

    Oklahoma’s run at three straight national championships is over. The Sooners dropped a 3-0 heartbreaker to Washington ending their season at 57-5. Paige Lowary took the circle for Oklahoma a day after Paige Parker pitched two complete game shutouts. Lowary got in a bit of a jam early on when Julie DuPonte singled scoring Sis Bates. The Huskies had a 1-0 lead. The Sooners had their chances. With two on in the third, Kylie Lundberg struck out to end the […]

  • Survival Saturday for Sooner Softball at WCWS

    Oklahoma’s dream of a third straight national championship is still alive after an impressive Saturday. The day started with Paige Parker pitching a complete game shut out of Arizona State. Parker was absolutely dealing. She struck out seven in the contest. However she had some help from her bats. In the third, there was no score when Jocelyn Alo hit her 29th home run of the season to left field. That gave a the Sooners a 1-0 lead. As Parker […]

  • Sooners and Cowboys Selected to NCAA Tournament

    For a second straight season, the Oklahoma Sooners are headed to the NCAA Tournament. Oklahoma (36-23) is the three seed in the Tallahassee Regional and will face off with Mississippi State at 11 a.m. Friday. The other two teams rounding out the Tallahassee Regional are the Seminoles of Florida State and Samford. OU coach Skip Johnson said the selection was, “More excitement than relief.” Johnson also gave an injury update on his two best players Kyler Murray and Steele Walker […]

  • OSU & OU Sitting Pretty at NCAA Golf Championship

    Oklahoma State lit up the leaderboard as they made the turn Sunday. The ninth hole was kind to the Cowboys. Four of their five golfers birdied the hole. Matthew Wolff kept them clapping. The fabulous freshman is one of two pokes pushing the pace at three under after shooting a 69. As for Ryan Hybl’s Sooner squad, Outstanding OU Junior Brad Dalke had one of only two bogeys on the day finishing with a 70 and says there’s plenty of […]

  • OU and OSU in Striking Distance at NCAA Golf Championship

    People were on pins and needles at Karsten Creek for the second round of the NCAA Golf Championship. OU finished the day tied for fourth at 2 over while OSU is sitting all alone in second at four under. A shot back of Texas Tech.  Sooner sharp shooter Blaine Hale nearly holed out on the 12th hole. The junior then jolted the crowd by knocking in a birdie putt. Hale helped himself to a 73 and is two under par […]

  • OU Dismantles Arkansas, Headed to Women’s College World Series

    For the seventh time in the last eight seasons, Oklahoma is headed to the Women’s College World Series. The Sooners dismantled Arkansas 9-0 thanks to some impressive hitting by the Sooners. Nicole Mendes started things off with the bases loaded in the first inning. Mendes hit one into the left field gap that brought around a couple of runs. OU had a 2-0 lead, Mendes finished with those two runs batted in. Paige Parker, who was playing in her final […]

  • OU and OSU Look to Advance at NCAA Women’s Golf Championship

    Up and at em bright and early, Oklahoma State’s lone cowgirl wasn’t so lonely on round two. With a cowboy posse at her back Emma Broze came through with another consistent round. Broze had a tough double bogey on five, but she managed the rest of the course like it was her own back yard. She had nice approach on 7th and ended up shooting par on the hole. Broze made par on 15 of 18 holes. Broze shooting a 74 in her second […]

  • Big 12 Baseball: Titles and Tournament Set for OU and OSU

    The Big 12 regular season is over for the Sooners and Cowboys, but not without drama. Oklahoma State had a chance to take home at least a share of the Big 12 regular season championship with a win over Texas Tech. The Cowboys fell behind early, 3-1, before Matt Kroon sent his 11th home run of the season over the center field fence. That tied it up at three and that’s as close as OSU got to Tech. The Red […]

  • OU and OSU Softball Make NCAA Tournament

    Another year, another Norman Regional for Oklahoma Softball. The Big 12 Champion Sooners earning the fourth overall seed for the NCAA Tournament. The Sooners boast the strongest schedule in the nation. The reigning national champions begin regional play on Friday at Marita Hynes Field. The Sooners face off against Boston University. They’re one of three teams who can say they beat the Sooners in the 2018 regular season. Rounding out the Norman Regional field is Tulsa and Missouri. As for […]

  • Class A and B State Championships Handed Out on the Diamond

    It was state championship Saturday for Class A and B for spring baseball. Class B delivered some serious drama as Leedey and Drummond faced off. Leedey got on the board first as Ty Goss hit one off the left field wall which scored two runs to give the Bison a 2-0 lead in the third. Leedey’s Colton Hunter started the game and was dealing. He held the Bulldogs scoreless for for five innings. Garrett DeHaas cut the deficit  to a […]