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Stephen Paea, Chris Conte and Major Wright. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Bad Baseball Means Ridiculous Bears Coverage

That’s what happens when both baseball teams are in the process of being sold for scrap.

670 The Score–07/14/2013

Urban Meyer, Aaron Hernandez and Bill Belichick. (Photo Credit: Getty Images.)

Bernstein: What A Coach Could Never Say

Here is what a brutally honest, self-aware coach would really say, if he could.

670 The Score–07/10/2013

Tom Thibodeau and Gar Forman. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bernstein: Behind The Bulls Conflict

Tension upstairs at the Berto Center brings back the good old days of Bulls basketball.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2013

Fans gather for a rally for the Chicago Blackhawks in Grant Park on June 28, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Boston Bruins in 6 games to win the National Hockey League's Stanley Cup for the second time in four seasons. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Bernstein: We Need A New Celebration

Championship get-togethers are a shared delusion.

670 The Score–06/30/2013

A view of the Stanley Cup. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Bernstein: This Is Why You’re A Fan

Feels pretty good, doesn’t it?

670 The Score–06/25/2013

Paula Deen. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Good Riddance To An Ugly Racist

Until yesterday, nothing associated with Paula Deen could ever be considered delicious.

670 The Score–06/22/2013

Dwyane Wade. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Wade’s Selfishness Nearly Sinks Heat

The worst possible reason to take a shot is because you think it’s about time you did.

670 The Score–06/19/2013

2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game One

Bernstein: Go Ahead, Make Fun Of “Boston Strong”

As soon as a well-meant charitable effort is twisted into a Stanley Cup rallying cry, all bets are off.

670 The Score–06/15/2013

Blackhawks fans celebrate the team's Stanley Cup Final victory in 2010.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Blackhawks Fans More Unified, This Time Around

If there is any grumbling still going on, I can’t hear it.

670 The Score–06/12/2013

Jerry Sandusky. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Penn Staters Keeping Scandal Fresh

After more than a year and a half, the only person not still actively involved in the Jerry Sandusky scandal is Jerry Sandusky.

670 The Score–06/08/2013

Roy Hibbert.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Pacers Now In Bulls’ Way, Too

What’s too bad for the Bulls is that somebody in their own division appears closer to calling “next.”

CBS Chicago–06/04/2013

Adam Dunn #32 of the Chicago White Sox swings and loses control of his bat during the fourth inning against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on May 31, 2013. (Credit: Thearon W. Henderson, Getty)

Bernstein: Sox Offense Powerless

Nobody should have to be thankful for the existence of the Miami Marlins.

670 The Score–06/01/2013

Starlin Castro. (Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Starlin Castro Is Getting Worse

Alarm bells are going off, and nobody seems to notice or care.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2013

Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs

Bernstein: Briggs’ Response Shows Bears’ Identity Challenge

Hidden in the brush-off Lance Briggs gave the media yesterday is a much larger issue facing a team trying to push one side of the ball into modernity while keeping another rooted in the past.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2013

Tom Thibodeau

Bernstein: Other NBA Teams Try Hard, Too

Four NBA teams remain in the running for the title, and the never-say-die Bulls are not one of them because, well, they died.

670 The Score–05/19/2013

Umpires gather before the start of a game.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Stop Getting Calls Wrong

I’m still waiting for a single credible argument against widely expanded use of instant replay in baseball to get critical calls right, since the two usually offered are embarrassingly limp.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2013

The Bulls await the start of Game 3 against the Heat. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bernstein: Bulls’ Likeability Eroding

I don’t like the Bulls team we have seen lately, the one acting like undisciplined, unprofessional idiots while antagonizing officials and whining about calls.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2013

Ken "Hawk" Harrelson. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Hawk Has To Be Right

I’ve decided I’m with Hawk Harrelson.

CBS Chicago–05/08/2013

Bobby Hull

Bernstein: Blackhawks Now Must Fire Bobby Hull

By Dan Bernstein CBSChicago.com Senior Columnist (CBS) — The Blackhawks’ moral standards are now on paper, and they are public knowledge. In a letter to the Vice President/General Manager of Comcast Sports Net Chicago, team […]

670 The Score–05/05/2013

Gary Bettman. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Gay-Affirming NHL Way Ahead Of The Game

When it comes to acceptance of gay players, the NHL is already way ahead of the NBA.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2013