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.
It was quite the weird opening night victory for the Bulls against the Celtics.
In Game 2, Rizzo embodied the Cubs’ patient approach that takes a toll on pitchers.
White Sox fans have a legitimate reason to gripe. After all, you’d think 2005 never happened.
This is exactly what the Cubs’ brass told us was going to happen, and we watched the progress, little by little.
The Cubs have been best served by being free of the weight of your concerns.
The Cubs’ three go-to relievers have been ordinary this postseason. They’ll matter soon enough.
Words from Maddon in May 2015 have proved to be telling now.
What hits home in Sean McDonough’s admission that the NFL product can be bad is that it’s about the football itself.
If Carter-Williams wants to wear Rose’s old No. 1, he should wear No. 1.
Instead of admitting what we all see, Fox has gotten testy.
In all his preparation, Maddon couldn’t have envisioned how Saturday played out.
A powerful faction there is growing increasingly tired of his “arrogance and defiance.”
It was one we’ll never forget, for many reasons.
In a mini-slump, Rizzo is needed for the Cubs to help extinguish the Giants.
The Bears only succeed in sustaining the possibility of possibilities until the clock runs out yet again.
It’s a limited sample in which bad players can be good and good players can be bad.
Chicago has struggled just to get its first-round picks on the field in the past decade.
Not using Zach Britton was a distilled example of senseless, frustrating old-school thinking exposed on the national stage.
The future is in the hands of the scouts and data analysts at every level.
Jordan Howard showed promise, and both Bears coordinators had quality game plans.