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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
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    Week eight of the Thursday Night Heroes is the weird, wild portion of the high school football season that features more games on Thursday than Friday thanks to fall break. Tuttle traveled to Blanchard for a pivotal showdown in 3A. Plus Santa Fe and Westmoore squared off with playoff positioning on the line. That’s not all. One of the state’s most heated rivalries, the Sooner Road Rivalry, featured Midwest City traveling to Del City. However the strange thing about this […]

  • Oklahoma State Unveils Name For New Baseball Stadium

    Oklahoma State now has a name to go with the face. The new Oklahoma State baseball stadium will be named, “O’Brate Stadium.” OSU made the move to honor Cecil O’Brate who donated $35 million to the project. O’Brate graduated from the school when it was Oklahoma A&M in 1948. The Enid native became a serial entrepreneur after his days in Stillwater. O’Brate said of his donation in the school’s release, “OSU has always had a special place in my heart. […]

  • OU and OSU Announce 2019 Football Schedules

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    It’s been a long, agonizing week for the Oklahoma Sooner defense. However, they received some good news on Wednesday. Freshman defensive end Jalen Redmond has been cleared by doctors, is practicing, and could play on October 20th when Oklahoma squares off with TCU on the road. News Four has confirmed the report which was first reported by 247 Sports. The former Midwest City star was diagnosed with a medical condition before the season started. Initially Lincoln Riley said that Redmond […]

  • Oklahoma’s Red River Resurrection Falls Short

    The 113th edition of the Red River Showdown featured OU and Texas facing off as ranked opponents for the first time since 2012. The Sooners took the opening kick. Kyler Murray orchestrated a brilliant drive. He connected with Trey Sermon on a 24 yard run-pass option that put the Sooners inside the Texas five. That culminated with Murray finding Marquise Brown on a four yard touchdown pass. The Sooners had a 7-0 lead. It didn’t take Texas long to respond. […]

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    The year was 2000, Christina Aguilera had the number one song in the country, Bill Clinton was still president and that was the last time Iowa State beat Oklahoma State in Stillwater. The Cowboys played host to the Cyclones who were without their star running back David Montgomery. It started well for the Cowboys. Taylor Conrleius connected with Jelani Woods on a 14 yard touchdown strike. OSU had a 7-0 lead. Easy win, right? ISU threw OSU quite the curve […]

  • Friday Night Heroes Week 6

    It may be OU-Texas week, but that didn’t stop the prep ranks from fielding some serious contests with playoff implications. Millwood put their 33 game win streak on the line as they played host to Washington. The contest was a rematch of the 2017 2A State Championship game. The Falcons fell behind early 17-0. Would they have the steam to come back and win at L.W. Good Stadium. A resurgent and unbeaten Tuttle team traveled to Bethany to square off […]

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  • Red River Rivalry Preview

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