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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.

Gordon Beckham. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Beckham Story A Baseball Lesson

It has been a slow, steady realization that it just wasn’t happening for Gordon Beckham.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2014

CBS football analyst Phil Simms. (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Good For Phil Simms

The slow fade of the “Redskins” nickname is taking shape.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2014

Wrigley Field rooftops. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Cubs Unfazed By Rooftops Suit

The Cubs saw this coming, and don’t seem worried about it one bit.

670 The Score–08/16/2014

Then-Bills quarterback Trent Edwards after suffering a concussion in 2008. (Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Concussion Focus Obscures High School Football Risk

The IHSA is obscuring the truth on concussions, a detriment to all involved.

CBS Chicago–08/12/2014

Bears coach Marc Trestman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Trestman’s Words Need Wins

Bears coach Marc Trestman waxing philosophical can only do so much.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2014

From left, Andre Drummond, DeMarcus Cousins and Chandler Parsons react in disbelief after Paul George's injury in a Team USA exhibition game. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Keep NBA Stars Out Of USA Basketball

NBA teams have far too much invested to lose a commodity in international play.

CBS Chicago–08/04/2014

Dodgers Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Bernstein: What Vin Scully Told Me

A chance meeting with Vin Scully in the spring of ’91 will never be forgotten.

CBS Chicago–07/31/2014

Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel. (Jason Miler/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Manziel Is Great Theater, Regardless

This reality show is almost too good to be true.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2014

Roger Goodell. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Bernstein: NFL Counts On Our Hypocrisy

The NFL is a guilty pleasure that became guiltier last week.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2014

Tony Dungy. (Joe Corrigan/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Confused Dungy In Conflict With Himself

Tony Dungy’s been exposed after his comments saying he wouldn’t want Michael Sam on his team.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2014

Nikola Mirotic. (Javier Soriano/AFP/Getty Images)

Bernstein: What If Mirotic Is Great?

If he fulfills his promise, Nikola Mirotic will change the equation for the Bulls.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2014

Erin Andrews, left, and Pam Oliver. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Erin Andrews Over Pam Oliver Raises Questions

FOX’s explanation for the sideline reporter switch is undermined by a logical contradiction.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2014

LeBron James. (Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty Images)

Bernstein: The Art Of Following Nothing

When the absence of story is becoming the story, we’ve really crossed into the absurd.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2014

Theo Epstein, left, and Derrick Rose. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Cubs Control Their Business, Bulls Don’t

Cubs executives are in control, while their Bulls counterparts are burdened by Derrick Rose.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2014

Carmelo Anthony. (Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Bulls Have A Real Shot

All a front office can do is build a stable, attractive franchise. The rest is up to the star free agent.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2014

Carmelo Anthony. (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Bulls Working On Bigger Things

This is the beginning is something — which the Bulls hope is a big something.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2014

USA soccer fans celebrate in Chicago's Grant Park. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Bernstein: World Cup Soccer’s Pretty Cool

Watching the best compete on the biggest stage is appealing even to casual observers.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2014

Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Should Blackhawks Head Away From The Indian Logo?

The Hawks’ Indian head logo isn’t directly disrespectful, but it’s inherently uncomfortable.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2014

LeBron James. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Go Big, Bulls

Through back channels, the Bulls need to let LeBron know they’ll move mountains to acquire him.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2014

Chris Bosh and Joakim Noah. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Heat’s Struggles Intriguing For Bulls

The door may be opening in the Eastern Conference.

670 The Score–06/13/2014

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