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.
Greg Gattuso Details How UAlbany Football Has Been Affected by Coronavirus
Well it is not only winter and spring sports that have been affected by the coronavirus, it is also fall sports and in particular football. This time of year workouts would begin and the spring game would have taken place for the UAlbany Football team but thanks to Covid-19 that won't happen. H…
Former HS Standout Helping Young Student Athletes
A former athlete at Bishop Gibbons, Kito Delgado, is helping student athletes when it comes to the college recruiting process. He discussed his website www.urecruitu.com on Big Board Sports this morning as well as his podcast, the Full Ride College Recruiting Podcast.
Joseph Girard III Evaluates His Freshman Season
I know I did not expect this type of season from Joseph Girard III but really with all said and done here it is not shocking. Girard adapted to the college game and heavy minutes given to him by head coach Jim Boeheim and did a tremendous job in his first season playing college basketball.
RPI Men’s Hockey Coach Dave Smith Wraps Up the Season
The roller coaster finally ended for the RPI Men's Hockey when the ECAC Tournament was canceled and while it was a tough moment for the team, there is still a lot of positives to take out of their season.
Grading the Giants Offseason So Far With Pat Leonard
The Giants have started their offseason focusing on their defense and we asked Pat Leonard from the NY Daily News what he thought of the signings of CB James Bradberry and LB's Blake Martinez and Kyler Fackrell. Leonard also weighs in on Levine Toilolo signing as a TE for Daniel Jones and the G…
Coach Carm Puts a Bow on the Siena Men’s Basketball Season
The Siena Men's Basketball team ended the season on a 10 game winning streak and no doubt were poised to win the MAAC championship. Coach also tells us how his seniors felt as well as his thoughts on Rick Pitino joining the conference as the head coach at Iona.
UAlbany Lacrosse Coach Scott Marr Wraps Up a Shortened Season
The UAlbany Men's Lacrosse season was abruptly cut short like every other spring sport and head coach Scott Marr let us know his thoughts on the subject and what he told his team.
Status of High School Sports in the Capital Region
James Allen covers High School Sports here in the Capital Region and he updates us on the high school basketball tournaments that have been canceled and whether or not those will be played at a later date or not.
Siena Saints Season Ends Way Too Soon
Despite the abrupt ending to the MAAC Basketball Tournament because of the Coronavirus, the Siena men’s basketball team should celebrate a break-through season.
How Does the Doping Scandal Affect Saratoga?
Should Jason Servis and Jorge Navarro be banned from training a horse again? Will this affect Saratoga in any way this summer? What is next for former Jason Servis horse, Maximum Security, who is now being trained by Bob Baffert and will he ever race again?
Yankees Happ-y to See J.A. Thriving in Spring Training
J.A. Happ is having an impressive spring training for the Yankees, and that’s very good news for manager Aaron Boone.
Recapping the UAlbany Men’s Basketball Season with Will Brown
UAlbany Men's Basketball Coach Will Brown joined Big Board Sports on Monday morning to discuss the end of the Great Danes season.