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: Notre Dame Officials Watching Brian Kelly

Kelly should know that his stated intent to act out more on the sideline has raised eyebrows among those above him.

CBS Chicago–09/30/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Jimmy Butler Comment A Window Into Bulls’ Issues

Will we see free-flowing team play or stagnated turn-taking?

CBS Chicago–09/29/2016

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Bernstein: Criminal Probe Must Change Derrick Rose Conversation

The Knicks and Bulls have been tone deaf regarding the gang rape accusations against Rose.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Spurs’ Gregg Popovich Gets It Right

Popovich eloquently expressed support for athletes who are protesting the national anthem.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2016

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Bernstein: Bears Are Wasting Our Time

What’s better than watching the Bears? Pretty much everything.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Texans’ Loss Can Make Bears Fans Feel Even Worse

Leave it to the Bears to find new and interesting ways to make you think less of them.

CBS Chicago–09/23/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Trust In Bears’ John Fox Is Now Questionable

Fox has accrued great power at Halas Hall, and his team is as ugly as ever.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2016

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Bernstein: Penn State In Open Civil War Over Joe Paterno

A group of Penn State professors has pledged support for students who condemned last weekend’s tribute to Paterno.

CBS Chicago–09/21/2016

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Bernstein: Lame Bears Exposed As Pretenders

John Fox now has sufficiently under-promised and commensurately delivered.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2016

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Bernstein: Former Prosecutor Eviscerates Penn State Over Joe Paterno Tribute

Penn State continues to cruel re-victimization of those whose lives were ruined.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Cubs Are Going To Party, And That’s Fine

The Cubs know they can celebrate the present and keep the true goal in mind every step of the way.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2016

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Bernstein: We’re Letting Art Briles Get Away With It

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.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Defensive Sequence Is Just What Cubs Do

The Cubs’ defense is routinely astonishing this season.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2016

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Bernstein: Bears Need To Help Jay Cutler Out

Cutler never had a chance against the brute-squad that is the Texans’ defensive line.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: NFL Fails Brain Injury Test

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton took four helmet-to-helmet hits and never was examined for a concussion Thursday.

CBS Chicago–09/09/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Less Drama This Time In Tigers Woods’ Return

Our expectations are now tempered.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2016

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Bernstein: Does Jersey Activism Work?

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.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Something Weird About Robbie Gould’s Release

Gould was dumped late Sunday in unceremonious fashion in favor of journeyman Connor Barth.

CBS Chicago–09/06/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Derrick Rose Rape Case Demands Coverage

There’s some genuinely awful stuff uncovered already, even before the actual trial that’s set to begin Oct. 4.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: An Emblematic Ending For The White Sox

Sometimes all the elements are distilled to a moment.

CBS Chicago–09/01/2016



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