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.
Remembering Mike Ambrosio Ahead of Field Dedication
This Friday night, Colonie Athletics will unveil the new name of their football field to honor the late great Mike Ambrosio.
This Daniel Jones Stat Sums Up His Career So Far
The Giants were bad in just about every phase on Sunday, except maybe the offensive line.
Follow the Pack: PLL Star is Ready to Go
Brad Smith was our guest this morning on the Follow the Pack.
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The Mets miracle win over Miami on Tuesday writes itself, but it’s too late.
New Colonie Baseball Coach Brings Youth and Swagger to the Raiders
Mike Morrissey has been named the baseball coach of the Colonie Raiders varsity baseball team. After serving as the pitching coach for the team under Kevin Halburian, he now takes over at just 24 years old! It will be a challenge for the young man but he is up for it...
Chad Brown Goes 5 for 5 on Wednesday
Chad Brown had a banner day yesterday.
Could the Bills Really Leave Buffalo?
It is possible the Bills could leave Buffalo.
Was it Really That Simple? Yankees Turnaround Attributed to This Move
The Yankees have been a different team since the trading deadline.
Directing His Path to the Show! Kevin Smith Makes MLB Debut
Nobody deserves the opportunity to make his MLB Debut more than Kevin Smith.
Sizing Up the Giants with Dan Graziano
No reason to wait any longer for my preseason prediction. The Giants are going to win the NFC-East because quarterback Daniel Jones will elevate his game in year three, especially with the off season upgrades at the skill positions.