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Dan Bernstein

dan bernstein2 Dan BernsteinDan Bernstein has been the co-host of “Boers and Bernstein” since 1999. He joined the station as a reporter/anchor in 1995.

Named “Best Sports Talker” by Chicago Magazine, he is the city’s only three-category winner of the Achievement in Radio Award (Best Reporter, Best Play-by-Play and Best Talk Show).

His play-by-play experience includes five years calling DePaul basketball, and both radio and TV work for the Arena Football League’s Chicago Rush. He has appeared as a guest on MSNBC, CNN and other national television networks.

Before joining WSCR, he broadcast games for minor-league affiliates of the Kansas City Royals and Chicago Cubs, as well as the Raleigh Bullfrogs of the Global Basketball Association and the Rockford Lightning of the Continental Basketball Association.

Bernstein interned in the news department at WBBM-TV in Chicago and in the sports department of WTVD-TV in Raleigh/Durham, NC.

He is a Deerfield native and an honors graduate of Duke University, where he did four years of play-by-play for basketball and football and anchored “Duke SportsCenter” on Cable 13 TV.

He lives on the northwest side of Chicago with his wife and two children, and is actively involved in fundraising for such charities as Children’s Oncology Services, The Michael Rolfe Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research, Blind Services Association and others.

Members of the St. Louis Blues celebrate after beating the Chicago Blackhawks in overtime. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Blackhawks Party Could End Early

Instead of another long burn to a Stanley Cup that could cement their teams of the 2010s in league history, this could be remembered instead for the coach’s $25,000 crotch-grab and the game-misconduct headhunting.

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Thunder star Kevin Durant. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: How A Smart Superstar Could Break The NBA

The increase in endorsement income has changed the entire ballgame.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2014

Pat Fitzgerald. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images

Bernstein: Let’s See Northwestern Lead

This is time for the kind of innovation and pioneering of which they speak.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2014

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Abreu Already Raising Some Hope

Jose Abreu’s explosive arrival is a promising plot twist for pundits and White Sox fans.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2014

Jabari Parker. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Jabari Parker Might Be Crazy

Jabari Parker is ready-made for the NBA, so he needs to go to secure his future.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2014

Houston Astros v Milwaukee Brewers

Bernstein: Really, Milwaukee?

Let’s not forget that Ryan Braun tried to ruin an innocent man’s reputation.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2014

Ray Rice. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Ravens Excuse Rice’s Violence

One NFL team cuts a player for merely keeping unsavory company, while another goes out of its way to make excuses for a guy who knocked his fiancée out cold in an elevator.

670 The Score–03/29/2014

Jared Allen. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Better Problems For Bears’ Defense

The Bears’ defensive problems are more about fitting puzzle pieces together than personnel now.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2014

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: March Is Better Off Without Emperors Boeheim, Krzyzewski

Duke and Syracuse are out, but the college basketball world remains on its axis.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2014

Phil Jackson. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Good Luck, Phil

When Phil Jackson’s not in the Knicks’ office, James Dolan still will be — and that’s the problem.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2014

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim, right. (Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Bernstein: It’s Time To Watch The Coaches Coach

Unlike in any other sport, coaches are the stars of college basketball, and they act the part.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2014

Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker.  (Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Unknown Of New Defensive Toys Represents Hope For Bears Fans

Bears fans should have cautious optimism, as Phil Emery had to make moves of some sort.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2014

Mike Trout. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: New MLB Cameras Will Expose Ignorant Announcers

Real-time data collection will allow us to instantly analyze every movement on a baseball field.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2014

Bears kicker Robbie Gould. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: The NFL’s War On Kickers

Kickers have created unforeseen imbalance, and now the NFL has created a double standard.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2014

Jimmer Fredette. (Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Jimmer Fredette Would Be Adored In Chicago

Hope, the underdog story and potential redemption — Fredette would set fans’ hearts aflutter.

670 The Score–02/28/2014

Cubs manager Rick Renteria. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Cubs Manager Renteria A Happy Mystery

All we know is Rick Renteria is an optimist — which may be all the Cubs need.

670 The Score–02/26/2014

DePaul coach Oliver Purnell. (Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Bernstein: College Basketball Around Here Sucks

College basketball has come to die in Chicago, where the five local teams have a .341 winning percentage.

670 The Score–02/23/2014

Sad Russian fan. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Russia’s Hockey Failure Is Delicious

With bigoted-led Russia failing to medal in Olympic hockey, we’re all winners.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2014

Cam Fowler #3 of the United States celebrates after scoring a goal with James van Riemsdyk #21 and Phil Kessel #81 against Russia.   (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Bernstein: USA vs. Russia Stirs Memories, Marks Time

A family on a couch, watching the US hockey team against the Russians.

670 The Score–02/15/2014

Michael Sam. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Ten Months Have Mattered

Michael Sam hasn’t faced the same venom Jason Collins did, and that’s a beautiful development.

670 The Score–02/11/2014

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