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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Bernstein: Real Doctors Wary Of Jim McMahon’s Treatment

A placebo effect could be at work here, experts warn.

CBS Chicago–02/05/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Watching Warriors Fans Watch Steph Curry

There’s little oohing and aahing over Curry’s heroics locally. It’s just what he does in their mind.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2016

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Bernstein: How To Watch Super Bowl 50

Pro tip: Keep your expectations low for the quality of any musical performances.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Now The Bulls Need A Players-Only Meeting?

No words can save the Bulls, who are 11-13 since mid-December and showing few signs of life.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2016

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Bernstein: Johnny Manziel Is Lucky, Actually

Manziel’s troubles recall the sad story of another athlete.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: NHL Should Excuse Jonathan Toews’ Absence

Toews will be suspended for a game due to his All-Star Game absence.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Bobby Portis Gets A Big Chance

With Nikola Mirotic out three weeks, Portis is a necessity, not a luxury.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2016

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Bernstein: Meet The Donald Trump NBA All-Stars!

“Make American Terrible At Professional Basketball” would be a new slogan, if we followed Trump’s standards.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Jimmy Butler Fails To Rise To Occasion

To be considered one of the league’s best, Butler must produce more than he did Monday night.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2016

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Bernstein: The Cubs Know Catching

New data has been unearthed on how to measure a catcher’s defensive value.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Fred Hoiberg Showing His Frustration

“It has to come from the players,” Hoiberg says of defensive communication woes.

CBS Chicago–01/22/2016

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Bernstein: Illinois AD Search Still ‘A Mess’

The school’s board of trustees are meeting Thursday.

CBS Chicago–01/21/2016

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Bernstein: The John Scott Circus Has A Point

Scott is hockey history brought to life.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Cubs’ Security Measures A Sign Of The Times

The Paris terrorist attacks sparked renewed discussion over how best to protect stadiums across the sports landscape.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2016

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Bernstein: Let’s Be Real About Bulls Losing Joakim Noah

Noah hasn’t been the same since May 2014 knee surgery.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: WSCR At Cubs Convention Feels Surreal

This much is certain: This isn’t your typical Cubs January.

CBS Chicago–01/15/2016

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Bernstein: Bulls Should Shop Pau Gasol

It’s critical that Bulls management is honest with themselves as the trade deadline approaches.

CBS Chicago–01/14/2016

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Bernstein: Have NFL Teams Fired Too Many Coaches?

The candidates left on the market are largely reaches and retreads, guys we’ve never heard of and trail-worn desperadoes.

CBS Chicago–01/13/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Bulls Are Hard To Trust

Just when we start believing in the Bulls, their flaws reappear in spades.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: NFL Drama Is Still The Best

One weekend in, and the playoffs are already memorable.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2016


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