Rodger Wyland joined WNYT-TV NewsChannel 13 in August 1986 as a weekend sports anchor/sports reporter. He is now the Sports Director, anchoring at 6 and 11 p.m. He also hosts Big Board Radio Sports Talk weekdays from 10 a.m. to noon on 104.5 The Team, and is the play by play announcer for UAlbany Football and Basketball. Prior to joining WNYT-TV, Rodger was the Sports Director at WTAJ in Altoona, Pennsylvania, where he anchored sports on weekdays at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. Rodger is a recipient of the Iris Award, presented for a half-hour special featuring tri-athlete John Gracey. He is also the winner of three New York State Broadcasters Awards for local sports coverage. A native of Altoona, Rodger graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Broadcasting in 1984. While at PSU, he was a play-by-play announcer at PSU basketball games for WPSX-TV. Rodger lives in Albany County with his wife and kids, and a crazy yellow lab.
Rodger: Can’t Give Mickelson Pass After U.S. Open Meltdown
Before it becomes old news, but never forgotten, Phil Mickelson’s meltdown on Saturday at the U.S. open
Empire Lose Back to Back at Home
The Albany Empire gave one away on Saturday and lost to Philadelphia at home.
ValleyCats Season Set To Begin Tonight At The Joe
A new ValleyCats Season begins on Friday night, and the novelty of going to Joseph Bruno Stadium has not worn off.
Bowles Will Have Tough Choice For Opening Day QB
Who starts at quarterback on opening day for the Jets is very much up on the air. In a perfect world rookie Sam Darnold
Rodger: Time For Cespedes To Play Through The Pain
When is Yoenis Cespedes returning to the Mets lineup? because they certainly use him. At some point Cespedes needs to play through the pain
Rodger: “Giants Must Pay Odell Before Training Camp”
The Giants need to get Odell Beckham Jr a new contract that makes him the highest paid wide receiver in the NFL
The Rail No Issue For Justify in Belmont Stakes
So why is the drawing the rail so bad? It worked out for just fine for Justify on Saturday at the Belmont Stakes.
Rodger: Severino One Of The Best Pitchers In The Game
When Luis Severino pitches, the Yankees win. The clear ace of the staff puts the Yankees in position to win the game every time it’s his turn in the rotation.
Is It Time To Write Off The Mets?
Not ready to write off the Mets completely, but we are getting closer. Even when the Mets get a strong pitching performance from someone other than
Rodger: No Reason To Move MAAC Tournament
Once again the MAAC Basketball Conference doesn’t care about how many fans they put in the seats
Father-Son and Camden Yards. What Could Be Better?!
Spent Memorial Day weekend with my son Brady at the Cal Ripken Experience with our 11 year Travel Baseball team, and had a blast.
Future Looks Bright For Great Danes Lacrosse
It wasn’t the ending anybody expected, including head coach Scott Marr. Saturday wasn’t there day