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’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.
Kelly should know that his stated intent to act out more on the sideline has raised eyebrows among those above him.
Will we see free-flowing team play or stagnated turn-taking?
The Knicks and Bulls have been tone deaf regarding the gang rape accusations against Rose.
Popovich eloquently expressed support for athletes who are protesting the national anthem.
What’s better than watching the Bears? Pretty much everything.
Leave it to the Bears to find new and interesting ways to make you think less of them.
Fox has accrued great power at Halas Hall, and his team is as ugly as ever.
A group of Penn State professors has pledged support for students who condemned last weekend’s tribute to Paterno.
John Fox now has sufficiently under-promised and commensurately delivered.
Penn State continues to cruel re-victimization of those whose lives were ruined.
The Cubs know they can celebrate the present and keep the true goal in mind every step of the way.
Briles will ooze his way back to a place of outsized power at a college, where women will be in greater danger the moment he arrives.
The Cubs’ defense is routinely astonishing this season.
Cutler never had a chance against the brute-squad that is the Texans’ defensive line.
Panthers quarterback Cam Newton took four helmet-to-helmet hits and never was examined for a concussion Thursday.
Our expectations are now tempered.
It seems fans are plenty willing to make a statement with their wallet, plunking down $99 to display awareness at the very least, if not lock-step like-mindedness with Kaepernick.
Gould was dumped late Sunday in unceremonious fashion in favor of journeyman Connor Barth.
There’s some genuinely awful stuff uncovered already, even before the actual trial that’s set to begin Oct. 4.
Sometimes all the elements are distilled to a moment.