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: Rick Hahn’s Sci-Fi Superpowers

Obtaining three heralded pitching prospects in exchange for Adam Eaton was mastery from Hahn.

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Bernstein: Remembering Rashaan Salaam

Drafted by the Bears in 1995, Salaam was found dead Monday in Boulder, Colorado at age 42.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2016

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Bernstein: Cubs Fans Face New Offseason Reality

The Cubs are champions, and that changes everything.

CBS Chicago–12/06/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Let’s Just Think Leonard Floyd Might Be Good

Floyd now has seven sacks in nine games and is within striking distance of the franchise rookie record of 12.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Good For Indiana

Athletic director Fred Glass acted swiftly in firing football coach Kevin Wilson, who didn’t buy into concussion claims.

CBS Chicago–12/02/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: MLB Ends The Stupidity

Finally, baseball has done away with the All-Star Game deciding World Series home-field advantage.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2016

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Bernstein: Brian Kelly & A Tenuous Status Quo

A dissatisfied bloc of trustees and boosters has become increasingly vocal as problems with the program have mounted.

CBS Chicago–11/30/2016

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Bernstein: Not Much To Be Learned From These Bears

Little, if anything, that’s occurring in these games is altering the proximity to the Bears winning a championship someday.

CBS Chicago–11/28/2016

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Bernstein: The Baseball Hall Of Fame’s ‘Jim Rice Problem’

Examining a standard set by Baseball’s Hall of Fame voting that isn’t right.

CBS Chicago–11/23/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: NFL ‘Winning’ War On Kickers

Kickers missed an NFL-record 12 PATs in Week 11.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2016

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Bernstein: Time To Hear From Ryan Pace

The Bears’ football boss needs to explain what has meaning now and how this should all be evaluated.

CBS Chicago–11/20/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Interesting Bulls Not What We Thought

The Bulls are winning — but not how we thought they would be.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Cy Young Voters Get It (Mostly) Right

Fangraphs.com’s WAR reveals that Max Scherzer easily outpaced Kyle Hendricks and Jon Lester in value.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2016

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Bernstein: Tony Romo Sets New NFL Standard

Romo’s grace in abdicating his starting job to Dak Prescott set an example for all to follow.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2016

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Bernstein: Bears Fumble Away Any Trust

Any belief the Bears were headed in a better direction was quashed in Sunday’s debacle.

CBS Chicago–11/13/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: There Could Be A Way For Cubs To Keep Dexter Fowler

How much does it mean for Fowler to stay with the defending champions?

CBS Chicago–11/11/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Hawks Expose A Bulls Issue

Smart, disciplined defensive teams can take advantage of Rajon Rondo’s shooting struggles.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2016

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Bernstein: Manny Ramirez Deserves Credit, Too

Ramirez was an influential teacher and mentor for many of the champion Cubs’ youngsters.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2016

The Cubs rally concluded with a stream of red and blue confetti. (WBBM/Lisa Fielding)

The Bernstein Brief: OK, What Now?

Do we really have to talk about the Bears now?

CBS Chicago–11/07/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Put The Phone Down And Watch

This is a pitch to not forget to view the Cubs championship parade with your own eyes.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2016

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