Dan Bernstein

dan bernstein2 Dan BernsteinDan Bernstein is the co-host of the “Bernstein and Goff Show” on 670 The Score on weekdays from 1-6 p.m., along with partner Jason Goff. Prior to the launch of that show in January 2017, Bernstein was the co-host of the “Boers and Bernstein Show” alongside Terry Boers since 1999. Bernstein 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.

The Bernstein Brief: Watching One All-Time Great After Another

Opportunities to watch excellence — like in the form of LeBron James and Mike Trout — shouldn’t be missed.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2017

Bernstein: NCAA Football Staff Size Questioned

If larger trends in sports television continue on their current vectors, many of the recently constructed college football palaces may have some lonelier hallways, monuments to headier times.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2017

Bernstein: What’s Up With Carlos Rodon?

The circumstances surrounding Rodon’s “biceps bursitis” are mysterious and merit further scrutiny.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2017

The Bernstein Brief: Vic Fangio, Bears’ Truth-Teller

Fangio’s inability to lie is refreshing on a team full of empty words.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2017

The Bernstein Brief: Phil Emery’s Legacy Still Haunts Bears

Only five of Emery’s 20 draft picks in three seasons are currently left on the Bears roster.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2017

Bernstein: An Unfair Question About Football

To ask a former football player with a deteriorating brain if he’d do it all over again is to ask him to relinquish his very identity.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2017

Bernstein: A Reasonable Solution For Baseball Marathons

In a taxing sport played with few off days, what’s the point of extra-inning regular-season games that stretch into the wee hours?

CBS Chicago–05/10/2017

The Bernstein Brief: Bookmakers Offer Sobering Reminder To Bears

While they’ve made headlines, the Bears are still on a path to be really bad in 2017.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2017

The Bernstein Brief: We’re Still Underestimating LeBron James

At age 32, James is full steam ahead, dominating this postseason and completely exerting his influence.

CBS Chicago–05/08/2017

The Bernstein Brief: Jimmy Butler Can Save The Bulls From Themselves

Butler demanding a trade would force the Bulls to confront what they’ve really become.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2017

The Bernstein Brief: Cubs Are Overcoming Bad Starts

A Cubs starter has lasted more than six innings only twice in 27 games, and it’s taxing the bullpen.

CBS Chicago–05/04/2017

The Bernstein Brief: Bulls Must Explain Themselves

After a haphazardly crafted team slogged through a season, it’s time to explain why the Bulls will matter again.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2017

Bernstein: Bears’ Draft Class Filled With Characters

Who knows if Ryan Pace can find football players, but he’s at least a good casting director.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2017

Bernstein: Wow, Ryan Pace

Pace has tied his professional future to Mitchell Trubisky, whom the Bears moved up to get at No. 2 overall.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2017

The Bernstein Brief: Bulls Have No Excuses

After the Celtics’ strong finish to win Game 5, it’s clear: The better team is winning now.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2017

Bernstein: Eric Thames & MLB’s Discomfort

Conflicted feelings have surfaced as Thames has had a power resurgence after years away from the big leagues.

CBS Chicago–04/26/2017

Bernstein: Cubs’ Jason Heyward Is Himself Again

The early returns are solid for the Jason Heyward batting reclamation project, as his numbers are up and he’s hitting the ball hard.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2017

Bernstein: Fred Hoiberg Is Trying Phil Jackson’s Old Trick

Hoiberg is acting out of desperation, trying to work the officials because his players can’t stop Isaiah Thomas.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2017

Bernstein: These Blackhawks Won 3 Stanley Cups

If this marks the end of an era, raise a glass to what’s now seen as disappointment for the Blackhawks.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2017

The Bernstein Brief: No Making Sense Of These Bulls

Who knows what this Bulls run means, but it’s fun, so it might as well keep going.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2017

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