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.
Mitch Buonaguro Getting Well Deserved Recognition
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Coach Gattuso Speaks on 8th Ranking in CAA Preseason Poll
The University at Albany football teams hits the practice field on Friday August 6th in preparation for a new season and a very challenging schedule that lies ahead.
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Full Capacity Is Back in the Capital Region!
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Introducing the 2021 Capital Region Football Hall of Fame Class
The 2021 Capital Region Football Hall of Fame Class of 2021 was announced this morning on Big Board Sports.
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The Yankees Need to Make Some Upgrades
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