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.
Albany Empire Winning On and Off The Field
Fans loves going to the watch the Albany Empire because of the entertainment value on the field, and the popular block parties that lead up to kickoff. But fans still want a winner
UAlbany Lacrosse Rolls Into Final Four Weekend
Once the UAlbany men’s lacrosse team got passed their biggest hurdle and broke their quarterfinal jinx by beating Denver 15-13
Yankees Need A Starting Pitcher At the Deadline
The Yankees can’t belt four home runs in the same game and lose, and that’s what happened on Wednesday night in Texas
Hackenberg Never Got Fair Chance With Jets; Moves Onto Oakland
When you don’t get a chance to prove yourself there is not much you can do. That’s sums up the short lived Jets career of Penn State quarterback Christian
Empire Coach Keefe Ready To Bring Back A Championship To Albany
A couple of weeks ago Albany Empire Head Coach Rob Keefe said his team could end up playing in the Arena Bowl Championship game
UAlbany’s Scott Marr Has Built A Powerhouse in Albany
When UAlbany celebrated their first ever trip to the men’s lacrosse Final Four, the first person I thought was head coach Scott Marr
Rodger Believes The Great Danes Are Final Four Bound
This is the year the UAlbany men’s lacrosse team gets past the NCAA quarterfinal round. Connor Fields, their best player
Mets Need to Make A Change In Starting Rotation
Until the Mets can find some consistency after Noah Syndergaard and Jacob deGrom, they are going to struggle and especially when they don’t hit.
Knicks Bad Luck Continues in NBA Draft Lottery
The New York Knicks had no luck on Tuesday in the NBA lottery, and will stick with the No.9 overall pick in the June draft.
Rodger Believes Cavs Aren’t Out of It Yet
Cleveland will eventually move onto the NBA Finals, but not without a tremendous fight from Boston. The Celtics outcoached and outplayed
Albany Empire Winning On And Off The Field
It’s been an impressive start for the Albany Empire, especially with the fans. First two home games produced double-digit crowds
Torres Shines In Weekend Series For Yankees
Gleyber Torres has made a major impact and he just got called up April 22nd. He’s only 21 years old but you would never know it.