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Roger anchors WNBF First News every weekday morning from 5:30 – 9 AM.  Thousands of area residents start their day with Roger and Kathy Whyte.

In a career that began in Western Pa., Roger has and continues to
Wear a variety of hats.  Along with his Morning Show duties Roger serves as Program Director of WNBF and WYOS 1360 AM.  In addition for the past eight seasons he has been the play-by-play Voice of the Binghamton University Bearcats men’s basketball team calling the action of all games home and away.  The Bearcats have played as far away as Alaska, Utah, Florida, Iowa and North Carolina.

In 1978 Roger came to Broome County to work as the play-by-play broadcaster for the American Hockey League’s Broome Dusters.  Following 2 seasons with the Dusters Roger called all the action of the Binghamton Whalers for 6 seasons.

He was elected to the Binghamton Hockey Hall of Fame in 2003. Area baseball fans recognize Neel’s voice as he served as the Stadium Public Address announcer for the Binghamton Mets for 12 seasons working over 800 Eastern League games.

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M-F 5:30 am - 9:00 am

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Cy Young Winner Visits B-Mets

Denny McLain who won two Cy Young Awards and an American League Most Valuable Player Award will visit NYSEG Stadium this Sunday, June 23...

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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo
WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

B-Mets Host Flying Squirrels

The Binghamton Mets continue their homestand this weekend as they host the Richmond Flying Squirrels at NYSEG Stadium tonight at 6:35 (air at 6:20 on News Radio 1290 WNBF)...

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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo
WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

B-Mets Look to Hit Curve Tonight

The Binghamton Mets hope to salvage a win in their three-game series against the Altoona Curve tonight at 6:35 ( 6:20 on News Radio 1290 WNBF) at NYSEG Stadium...

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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo
WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

Curve Tops B-Mets

The Altoona Curve took a 1-0 lead in the third inning and never looked back as they defeated the Binghamton Mets last night at NYSEG Stadium by a final score of 5-2...

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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo
WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

Father’s Day Car Show

The 51st Annual Father's Day Car Show Cruise- In and Flea Market presented by the Iroquois Region Antique Automobile Club of America was held Sunday at Conklin Sports Park...

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Binghamton Patriots Track & Field Champions

City of Champions

The City of Binghamton honored its champions this afternoon with a ceremony at City Hall and a parade through the downtown.  Binghamton High School won its first ever New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship in softball...

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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo
WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

B-Mets Home Tonight

The Binghamton Mets begin a six-game homestand tonight at 6:35 (air at 6:20 PM on News Radio 1290 WNBF) when they host the Altoona Curve at NYSEG Stadium...

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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo
WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

Hot Cross Run Held

The Hot Cross Run was held today (Saturday) at Otsiningo Park.  The event combined hot yoga  with crossfit training and a two-mile run.  Instructors were on hand from Bikram Yoga, Southern Tier Crossfit and Confluence Running to lead and guide the participants through their respective events...

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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo
WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

B-Mets Look For Road Win

The Binghamton Mets are in Richmond again tonight to face the Flying Squirrels at The Diamond.  The First pitch is scheduled for 6:35 with air on News Radio 1290 WNBF set for 6:20 PM...

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WNBF News Photo
WNBF News Photo

Bearcats Lose Luber

Ben Luber, Associate Head Coach of the Binghamton Bearcats men's basketball team, has resigned to return to Rider University as an assistant coach...

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