Dan 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.
From so many perspectives, this Bears win felt like it may have mattered.
Jay Cutler’s postgame demeanor has Bears officials rankled.
Briggs being slow, Conte being bad, Jay still being Jay, Tucker coaching — we have it all.
With the season starting in five days, all we’ve seen from the Bears is drama and subpar play.
There are now stiffer penalties for all sorts of off-the-field incidents.
If the Roger Goodell wants to tout safety, there’s an obvious move to make here.
It has been a slow, steady realization that it just wasn’t happening for Gordon Beckham.
The slow fade of the “Redskins” nickname is taking shape.
The Cubs saw this coming, and don’t seem worried about it one bit.
The IHSA is obscuring the truth on concussions, a detriment to all involved.
Bears coach Marc Trestman waxing philosophical can only do so much.
NBA teams have far too much invested to lose a commodity in international play.
A chance meeting with Vin Scully in the spring of ’91 will never be forgotten.
This reality show is almost too good to be true.
The NFL is a guilty pleasure that became guiltier last week.
Tony Dungy’s been exposed after his comments saying he wouldn’t want Michael Sam on his team.
If he fulfills his promise, Nikola Mirotic will change the equation for the Bulls.
FOX’s explanation for the sideline reporter switch is undermined by a logical contradiction.
When the absence of story is becoming the story, we’ve really crossed into the absurd.
Cubs executives are in control, while their Bulls counterparts are burdened by Derrick Rose.