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 Responds to Times Union Article
Much ado has been made about the fact that the Times Union got scooped on the hiring of Jamion Christian at Siena.
Jamion Christian Won His Introductory Press Conference
My first impressions of Jamion Christian were all good. He’s got a nice demeanor about him, and says all the right things about his plans for the Siena men’s
Rodger Feels Lauletta Could Be Spark In Back-up Role
Kyle Lauletta won’t be the future quarterback of the Giants, but he’s very talented player and could push backup Davis Webb in training camp.
NY Giants Got Everything They Needed in Draft
Giants got everything they needed and then some in the NFL draft. Penn State running back Saquon Barkley will be the biggest selection since Lawrence Taylor in
Giants Davis Webb Could Influence Number 2 Pick In Tonight’s Draft
Backup quarterback Davis Webb will be the focal point at Giants mini-camp. If the Giants don’t draft a quarterback on Thursday
Harvey to Bullpen Seems To Be The Right Move
Do I think Matt Harvey can be an effective starting pitcher before the season is out? Yes. But sending him to the bullpen is the right move
Will Big Blue Select Barkley? Rodger Says Yes!
The NFL Draft is a week from Thursday, and it certainly feels like the Giants are going to select running back Saquon Barkley from Penn State.
Yankees Kahnle Heading to DL
You knew when Tommy Kahnle wasn’t throwing in the upper 90’s that something was wrong.
Albany Empire Inaugural Game Was Huge Success
You could not have scripted it any better. The inaugural game for the Albany Empire was a smashing success on Saturday, and the fact they didn’t win the game
Rodger’s Take: Stop Booing Stanton
If your a Yankee fan booing Giancarlo Stanton two weeks into the season, you need to stop.
Giants Need to Pay Odell Beckham
If you’re the Giants how can you not give Odell Beckham Jr. a new contract. By showing up at the Giants voluntary preseason meetings this week in East Ruther
Mets Have Hit A Home Run With Mickey Callaway
It’s very early, but new manager Mickey Callaway has pushed all the right buttons with the Mets.