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.
The relatively young GM is under new pressure to win from a notoriously fickle, cranky fanbase.
Nobody rages against Father Time like Bryant.
New England’s not the first and won’t be the last to look for every possible advantage.
Far as we can tell, Wilson’s the first to attribute a horrible performance to a higher power.
The Bulls have lost six of eight and don’t have any answers.
The Packers remain the standard for the Bears in their rebuild.
The NCAA’s reinstatement of the late Joe Paterno’s wins should not give cover to Penn State zealots, Dan Bernstein writes.
Defenses have proved to figure out Trestman’s offenses with advance scouting.
By the time the Bears contend again, Cutler will be long gone.
Cleveland is 19-20 and showing us the danger of counting on talent as opposed to cohesiveness.
John Fox is the ideal candidate for new Bears GM Ryan Pace. Can he nab him?
The process of an attempted catch rule that negated Dez Bryant’s big play Sunday needs fixed.
The Bulls are set up to make a real run for the first time in the Thibodeau era, if they stay healthy.
Today is all about Ryan Pace and the future.
There’s no need for the Bulls to torture themselves watching Wednesday’s dud.
GM hiring is largely a closed system, which is unique.
Never has Tom Thibodeau coached a team that can get such easy baskets.
Off they go on their merry hunt, George McCaskey and Ted Phillips all in tweed and ear-flapped caps, with Ernie Accorsi pacing alongside as their wily guide.
Swift action ensued after the teams matriarch made her feelings known.
The Bears have a history of mucking up a simple process.