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.
Is the Patriots’ Dynasty Over?
The Patriots chances of making the playoffs are slipping away, and the Buffalo Bills are in perfect position to win the AFC-East for the first time since 1995.
Giants Win Ugly
It wasn’t pretty, but the Giants will take the win over Washington. Quarterback Daniel Jones continues to make strides, especially with his ability to run the ball. The dime he dropped into the lap of Darius Slayton for a touchdown is what makes Giants fans think he is the quarterback of the…
Can the Brooklyn Nets Win the East Next Season?
We wrapped up the NBA season with Jared Weiss earlier in the week and he had great takes on the legacy of LeBron James, where Anthony Davis will sign in the offseason and the expectations for the Brooklyn Nets (8-1 to win East) next season. Make sure to listen above!
Who Will Win the Super Bowl?
With or without fans, it just doesn’t matter. Week One of the NFL season begins on Thursday when Kansas City hosts Houston and we can’t wait. The pandemic has played a major role in the lack of an off-season, so week one could be ugly until teams get a few games under their belts. Kan…
Getting Ready For the Kentucky Derby Already
Recapping the week in Saratoga and getting ready for the Kentucky Derby is something that I was stoked to do today. The perfect guy to do it with is Tim Wilkin. Make sure to listen above.
How Worried Should Yankees Be About Failure Against Rays?
Should the Yankees be nervous after getting swept by the Tampa Bay Rays? ESPN Baseball Analyst Tim Kurkjian answers that and much more above!
Navigating a Return for the NFL
We have talked about all these sports returning but how about the most popular sport in the America, the National Football League? Will the season happen and is there a way to make it happen? Charles McDonald joins us to get creative and you can listen to those ideas above!
What are the Prospects of the NFL Season?
The upcoming NFL season yields a lot of questions in every situation. Will it happen? Will the Chiefs repeat? What are the expectations for Sam Darnold and Josh Allen? Bill Barnwell is the perfect guy to answer those questions so make sure to listen above!
Play Ball! Experts Weigh In On MLB 60 Game Season
Baseball is back and we talked to some baseball insiders on what it means and how we should feel about it. Logistically what does it mean for the players? Who lost money by rejecting the MLB 60 game proposal? How will this season be viewed from a legitimacy perspective? Listen to Bob Nightengale abo…
‘Bad Boys’ Director Talks ‘The Last Dance’
The Last Dance has captivated all of us in this time of no sports and it certainly has raised plenty of questions years later about certain players, events and even decisions on who is on the "The Dream Team". The director of the films Bad Boys (about the Detroit Pistons who won titles in …