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.
Championship Sunday Preview
I am rooting for the Buffalo Bills to beat Kansas City on Sunday in the AFC Championship game, and won’t be surprised if they do.
The Hard Reality for Mets Fans
Just because Mets owner Steve Cohen has enough money to land any player he wants, it doesn’t mean he will get careless with his spending.
Keys to the AFC Championship Game
The Kansas City Chiefs rushed for 245 yards on Buffalo when the two teams met in Week-6 of the regular season.
Update on Capital Region Basketball Products
It doesn’t matter if Kevin Huerter starts or comes off the bench, he always produces.
What is the Frontier League All About?
The Tri-City ValleyCats are officially joining the Frontier League.
NFL Divisonal Round Preview
I have all 4 home teams advancing in the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs.
The Brooklyn Nets Claim That No One Else Has
Brooklyn Nets are now the favorites to win the NBA Championship, after landing James Harden from the Houston Rockets.
The Jets Best Option at Number 2 Pick
If the Jets are not considering drafting DeVonta Smith second in the NFL draft, then they didn’t watch his Monday night National Championship dominating performance against Ohio State.
Knowlton Speaks on Tiz the Law Retirement
A couple of weeks ago it was announced that Belmont and Travers winner Tiz the Law would be retired.
This is the Biggest Concern for the Bills After Big Wild Card Win
If the Buffalo Bills are going to continue their march toward reaching the Super Bowl, they will have to be better defensively.
Steve Cohen Begins New York Takeover with Latest Mets Move
It feels like the Mets and not the Yankees are going to rule the back pages of New York this season.
ValleyCats GM Talks Joining Frontier League
The Tri-City ValleyCats have announced that they will join the Frontier League. Cats GM Matt Callahan joined Big Board Sports and let us know the details of the move.