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: Confounding Bears Make A Mess Of Expectations

The Bears were optimistic in the offseason, but there’s little evidence to back those good vibes up.

CBS Chicago–08/29/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Guaranteed Idiot Field

Call the place whatever you want, but with White Sox fans, some behaviors prove all but guaranteed.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Get Tim Beckman Away From College Football Players

Beckman was brought on to the North Carolina staff as a volunteer assistant.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2016

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Bernstein: Is The Fix In For Tim Tebow?

This feels like the second act of the first episode of a reality series.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Are Bears Just Being Cautious With Injuries?

As an understanding of training has advanced, perhaps caution in the preseason is the default setting.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2016

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Bernstein: Why Has Notre Dame Not Dismissed Devin Butler?

There’s rising concern among those above Brian Kelly that the decision regarding Butler may need to be revisited.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Kris Bryant’s Performance Joins Impressive List

Only a handful of Cubs have achieved at least four hits, four runs and four RBIs in one game.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Low Bar Set For Bears Against Patriots

Call it a win for the Bears if fans are still watching at the end of the first quarter.

CBS Chicago–08/18/2016

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Bernstein: MLB Needs To Address Home Run Spike

Data and evidence point toward the baseball being altered after the All-Star break in 2015.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Bears Fighting An Uphill Battle

The Bears won’t stop fighting and won’t listen to their coach either.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Bears Football Is Back, Sort Of

It’s the preseason — don’t blink or you’ll miss the players who matter.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2016

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Bernstein: Rethink Olympics With One Easy Rule

What the Olympics are really about: seeing the best on the planet in sports we don’t normally observe.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Long Time Until Playoffs For Cubs

If this were a family car trip, we’d be at the point where the kids are fidgety and mom and dad are getting annoyed.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2016

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Bernstein: Beat-Up Bears Already Off Schedule

The injury bug that’s bitten the Bears is a serious issue that could change the season.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Bears’ Alshon Jeffery Is Already Missing?

Jeffery’s prove-it year is off to an ominous start.

CBS Chicago–08/04/2016

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Bernstein: Dead-End White Sox On Clock At Trade Deadline

How will the White Sox ever build a playoff team around Chris Sale and Jose Quintana if they haven’t already?

CBS Chicago–08/01/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Bears’ Stupid Media Policy Provides Opportunity

Want to make a name for yourself? Live tweet Bears practices open to the public.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Ryan Pace, John Fox Undersell Bears

Pace spoke not of wins but of the need to “keep putting good drafts together.”

07/28/2016

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Bernstein: NFL’s New Concussion Policy Is Just Cosmetic

During the actual on-field action, when the rules are to apply, the players still don’t really want the help.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Now Chris Sale Is Blaming Robin Ventura?

In Sale’s warped mind, Ventura didn’t advocate hard enough on his behalf against team officials to move the 1976 uniform promotion.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2016

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