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’s 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, Bernstein 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, N.C.

He’s 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.

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The Bernstein Brief: Indecision, ‘Considerable Turmoil’ For Illinois

The boosters and alums at Illinois can’t agree on much.

CBS Chicago–11/25/2015

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Bernstein: Who Would Want Peyton Manning?

Manning wants to return in 2016, but any team turning to him would be incurring a big risk.

CBS Chicago–11/24/2015

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Bernstein: Undermanned Bears Get Dose Of Reality

Any pretense of contention was fun while it lasted.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2015

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The Bernstein Brief: Warriors Needn’t Care About 72 Wins

The Warriors have started 13-0. Could they run down the 1995-’96 Bulls that went 72-10?

CBS Chicago–11/20/2015

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The Bernstein Brief: Bears’ ‘Playoffs’ Start Sunday

The Bears find themselves in the playoffs for the playoffs, two games back of a wild-card spot.

CBS Chicago–11/19/2015

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Bernstein: Lloyd Daniels, One Of The Greatest NBA Players Who Never Was

Daniels’ story is one worth hearing.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2015

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The Bernstein Brief: If That Was Peyton Manning’s Swan Song, It Lives In Infamy

There have been some great quarterbacks who have gone out with terrible finales.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2015

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Bernstein: Bears’ Improvement Is Becoming Evident

John Fox is doing something right with a Bears team that’s making weekly progress.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2015

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The Bernstein Brief: Bulls Must Be In Market For DeMarcus Cousins

With the Kings a dysfunctional disaster, Cousins may be on the trading block.

CBS Chicago–11/12/2015

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Bernstein: College Players Find Their Voice, Have Power To Create Change

By making revenue-generating sports so important, colleges have empowered players to act.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2015

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Bernstein: Bears Overcome Both Chargers, Themselves

The Bears own the AFC West this season, with three comeback wins against that division.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2015

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The Bernstein Brief: Will The Bears Lose Adam Gase?

We know Gase wants to be a head coach, and there will be opportunities open.

CBS Chicago–11/06/2015

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The Bernstein Brief: How Will The Bulls Respond?

It will be nice to see if the Bulls can act on what they say.

CBS Chicago–11/05/2015

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Bernstein: College Football Coaching Chaos Is Coming

The college football and NFL coaching carousel is already spinning madly.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2015

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The Bernstein Brief: Matt Forte Injury Is No Big Deal For Bears

The Bears will get a much better chance to evaluate Jeremy Langford now.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2015

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Bernstein: Loss Caps Bears’ Rough Week

Something lacking seems to be a theme with the Bears, who again showed that on the field as well.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2015

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The Bernstein Brief: You Want Nate Robinson Back?

The Pelicans cut the maddeningly endearing Robinson on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–10/30/2015

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The Bernstein Brief: Bulls’ Offense Suits Nikola Mirotic

Mirotic is shooting 52 percent and is comfortable in Fred Hoiberg’s offense.

CBS Chicago–10/29/2015

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Bernstein: Greg Hardy Makes A Mockery Of The NFL

This would be too over the top even if it was a TV script.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2015

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The Bernstein Brief: Remember Why Fred Hoiberg’s Here

As the season gets underway, Hoiberg will always, always keep the big picture in mind.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2015


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