Ducis joined the Action News sports team in August 2012. Prior to joining Action News, Ducis spent several years at the ESPN anchor desk as a host of Sportscenter and Outside the Lines. Ducis was also a play-by-play announcer for the NCAA Baseball Regionals, and spent some time on ESPN First Take. Before his time at ESPN, Rodgers worked for WCBS-TV in New York as Sports Director, lead sports anchor and sports reporter from 2003 to 2009. He has covered Super Bowls, World Series and has travelled with the New York Yankees for the team's week-long trip to Tokyo to start the 2004 season.
Rodgers began his career as an anchor/reporter at WDEF-TV in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and as a sports anchor at WSVN-TV in Miami. While at WSVN, he was named Miami New Times Best Sportscaster in 2003.
A native of Chicago, Rodgers graduated on the Dean's List from Columbia College Chicago with a degree in broadcast journalism. He and his wife, Diana, live in New Jersey with their two sons.
Coronavirus has Phillies against the ropes with daunting schedule ahead
The Phillies are back on the field, that's the good news. The bad? They're in last place with a brutal 56 games in 54 days coming up.
Can Ducis Do It - Yoga
This week's "Can Ducis Do It" is a two-for-one. Frank and Kelly Kallop, of Somer's Point, New Jersey, challenge me to some feats of strength and flexibility. They are in amazing shape. As you'll see, I am not.
Are sports leagues doing enough to protect players from COVID-19?
The Marlins' COVID-19 outbreak has halted play for the team and postponed the Phillies-Yankees series. How will the interruption impact the rest of the MLB season and other sports leagues?
2020 MLB Season Preview: Can Joe Girardi, Bryce Harper lead Phillies to World Series?
Anything can happen in this unpredictable abbreviated season. Will the new-look Phillies make a surprise trip to the World Series?
CAN DUCIS DO IT? Quakertown boy challenges Ducis Rodgers to ride bike with no hands
An 8-year-old boy from Quakertown, Pennsylvania challenged our Ducis Rodgers to ride a bike with no hands.
CAN DUCIS DO IT? Cecily Tynan challenges Ducis Rodgers to water skiing
Cecily Tynan challenges Ducis to water skiing.
Philadelphia sports teams return to action with plenty of intrigue
Ducis Rodgers previews the return of our local sports teams headlined by a major shakeup in the SIxers' lineup and excitement around the Flyers and Phillies.
Can Ducis Do It?
Ducis Rodgers is Sports Director, but can he match your sports challenge? Send it in here.
Mel Kiper Jr. gives Philadelphia Eagles Draft preview
With the NFL Draft this week, we reached out to ESPN NFL draft guru Mel Kiper Jr. to get his thoughts on the Philadelphia Eagles' biggest need.
Time to believe in the Flyers as contenders?
The Flyers are streaking, do you buy them as a contender for the Stanley Cup?