Dyrol Joyner is a sports anchor/reporter for PIX11 News.

The multiple Emmy Award winner has been at PIX11 since 2010. He has covered the NBA Finals, Super Bowls, Stanley Cup Finals, the World Series, NCAA Finals, U.S. Open Tennis Championships and horse racing’s Triple Crown races.

His career includes working as a sideline reporter for Fox Sports and the Chicago Bulls.

At SportsChannel Chicago, he served as a host for the Chicago White Sox pre-game show and update anchor at ESPN Radio 1000.

Dyrol played collegiate basketball at Denison University. After graduation he obtained a masters degree in journalism/public affairs from American University.


Recent Articles
  • Fans dress up, party for 149th Belmont Stakes

    ELMONT, N.Y.  – There was music, there was dancing, there were libations and there was grilling for the 149th Belmont Stakes. Early at the track was Paul Oliva who was seen filling out his racing form, but he didn’t seem to mind the favorites were not running in this year’s race. “I always go to the Derby, and the Belmont”, Oliva said. From a classical barbershop quartet to classical fashion. The women were smoking cigars.  it was all about the […]

  • Catching up with Chazz Palminteri

    The beloved actor and restaurateur is also a big Yankee fan. Dyrol Joyner sits down for a meal with Chazz in this special profile.

  • Mixed Martial Arts makes NY debut after decade-long legalization effort

    MIDTOWN, Manhattan — History will be made Saturday night as Mixed Martial Arts makes a return to New York since it was banned in 1997. The UFC 205 features an 11 card fight. The marquee fight has feather weight champion Conor McGregor squaring off against light heavyweight champion Eddie Alvarez. McGregor is looking to become the first UFC fighter to hold two belts. Ticket prices are sky high with reports have some ringside tickets going for as much as $47,000. […]

  • Man leaves stolen vehicle, runs away with 1977 Yankees championship ring and bronze urn: NYPD

    CANARSIE, Brooklyn – Police are looking for a man who allegedly stole a car, then left it on a Brooklyn street before taking a 1977 World Series ring and a bronze cremation urn last week. A 49-year-old man parked his car in front of 133 W. 27 St. in Chelsea on November 2 around 2 a.m., but when he returned – it wasn’t where he left it, the NYPD said. The vehicle appeared two days later in front of 449 […]

  • UFC Middleweight champion Chris Weidman says fighting at MSG is a ‘dream come true’

    NEW YORK – Former UFC Middleweight champion Chris Weidman is on top of the world these days. On this sunny day atop the Empire State Building, the Long Island native returns home to fight in the UFC 205 this Saturday night. The first ever UFC fight ever at Madison Square Garden. “It’s been surreal, coming back home to fight in front of my family and friends is a dream come true,” Weidman said. He took in the sights and engaged […]

  • Borough Cup tournament showcases NYC’s best young talent

    CONEY ISLAND, Brooklyn – The two teams particpating in the third annual Borough Cup at MCU Park in Coney Island are all from the five boroughs featuring players from 7 to 14 years of age. Former Mets reliever John Franco was a main force behind this idea. The advent of traveling teams has created less of a demand for neighborhood or community teams. “We like to present a competition that showcases teams competing from Staten Island to the Bronx,” Franco […]

  • Exclusive: NBA star says Amtrak rider denied him a seat because he’s black

    NEW YORK — For the first time, former NBA player Etan Thomas is speaking out on the racial confrontation he had with a white female on Amtrak on May 21. The woman, he said, denied an open seat next to her. But two minutes later she offered it to a white male. He then confronted her and asked why. She said it was not racial. He begs to differ. “Most people were shocked when I posted the story on my […]

  • Long Island native Kenny Atkinson introduced as Brooklyn Nets head coach

    NEW YORK – Kenny Atkinson has been introduced as the new Brooklyn Nets coach, nearly a month after being hired. He was an assistant with the Atlanta Hawks and remained with them until their season ended with a second-round loss to Cleveland. He then accompanied the Nets to the NBA Draft Combine in Chicago last week. Atkinson spent four seasons as an assistant with the Hawks and four with the New York Knicks, Before that, he was the Houston Rockets’ director […]

  • Oakley praises NBA MVP Stephen Curry, stresses need for role players around Melo and Porzingis

    NEW YORK – Nineteen-year NBA veteran Charles Oakley has played and seen his share of MVPs, including Michael Jordan for several years during his stint with the Chicago Bulls, but on Tuesday, he witnessed a feat never accomplished by anyone else. Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry won consecutive MVP honors, becoming the first-ever to be an unanimous winner. Oakley said at Ben and Jack’s Steakhouse he has never seen a player skyrocket from an average player coming out of college to arguably […]

  • NYCFC’s David Villa, Mix Diskerud and Patrick Vieira talk expectations and new style ahead of home opener

    A 4-3 win in the season opener versus Chicago marked the beginning of the Patrick Vieira era as new head coach of New York City Football Club, a team that was gutted last year after its inaugural season. “I was really pleased in the first game because we played the way the way I was expecting the team to play, we created a lot of chances,” Patrick Vieira, head coach, said. Web extra: Patrick Vieira explains why he took the […]

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