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.
Can We See Some Colossal Upsets in Orlando?
Will the NBA season happen doesn't seem to be a question that doesn't end with no games being played. However nothing is for certain so we asked Dave DuFour, podcast host for the Athletic, what he thinks of all the concerns going on. After we got past that, DuFour lets us know that upsets …
Why the Charles Schwab Challenge Showed Golf’s Bright Future
The PGA came back this past week and went full tilt with some great golf. A lot of great young players came out and shined and we had to bring on Geoff Shackelford to analyze these young studs for the sports of golf. Make sure to listen above.
Why Yankees “Cheating” Letter is a Sham
Major League Baseball is close to coming back. Let's up we can get over that mess quickly. Ken Davidoff joined the show to discuss as well as weigh in on the Yankees letter that has been ordered to be opened by a judge. Listen above!
Baseball Update With Tim Kurkjian
What is the latest on Major League Baseball and what is the latest Baseball Fix that Tim Kurkjian has for us? He details everything above and also listen below for a bonus interview with Joe DeMayo evaluating the MLB Draft especially all the pics the Mets made!
Local Horse Racing Partner Talks Belmont
Jason Brinkman has always been known to me as involved with the Albany Dutchmen but he has recently started a stable with Brian Spagnola. They have a horse that is favored in Friday's race. America's Pastime Stables is growing and Jason discussed it all with us. Make sure to listen above!
Call Him Part of the Wolfpack!
Shenendehowa junior Stevo Poulin has made his decision on what college he is going to wrestle at next season. He has and amazing record in his career and he continues to dominate for the Plainsmen. How excited is he to be going to North Carolina State and what is the most weight he has ever cut to m…
The State of MLB and Previewing the MLB Draft
Kiley McDaniel feels differently and he joined us to discuss the state of Major League Baseball. He has been locked in the MLB Draft as well which will air Wednesday and Thursday on ESPN. To hear his thoughts on all that listen above and for bonus coverage of MLB, listen to Karl Ravech below!
Greg Gattuso Addresses Current Events
A lot is going on in the world and UAlbany head football coach Greg Gattuso is a terrific voice to hear in terms of how he is addressing certain topics. Coach Gattuso also weighs in on when a certain and some fun ensues to end the interview. Make sure to listen above!
What Does Kevin Huerter Think of the NBA Agreement?
How does Kevin Huerter feel about the ne NBA agreement as well as other news and notes around the NBA including the abrupt end to Vince Carter's career? Listen above to find out as well as his thoughts on Kevin Durant's injury and the direction of the Atlanta Hawks.
Belmont Racing Returns Today
The Racing season returns to the state of New York today and I could not be more excited. That being said we had to have some special guests on the show in order to celebrate live racing at Belmont. I could expect anyone better than Eddie Olczyk who put forward some terrific thoughts about the state…
New Saint Rose Women’s Basketball Coach Joins Big Board Sports
RODGER'S QUICK TAKE: Major League Baseball is on the verge of sending out a cancellation letter to all minor league teams, and that’s not unexpected and will surprise no one.
New Siena Softball Head Coach Joins Big Board Sports
The new head softball coach at Siena is a local favorite and she is a good choice. Casey Halloran Bump joined the show to discuss the new position and she is ready to go! Find out how she plans on recruiting and more by listening above and make sure to listen from 10 AM to 1 PM every weekday.