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: The Problem With John Fox’s Idea

Fox’s idea doesn’t necessarily translate to the NFL level.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2016

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Bernstein: 2 Coaches Set Bad Examples

Mike Krzyzewski and Robert Smith were completely wrong in recent comments.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Illinois Press Conference An Empty Show

This was a failed attempt to shore up confidence in recruiting targets reluctant to commit to the Illini.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Bizarro Bulls Lay An Egg

It’s understandable why Fred Hoiberg wants to think of better times with Iowa State.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2016

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Bernstein: Jonathan Toews Takes Stand Against Global Warming

Toews isn’t a mere hashtag activist. He’s lending his voice, time and support while being educated on the issue.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: NFL Catch Rule Defies Logic

You can’t define possession by assuming the definition of possession.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2016

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Bernstein: NCAA Tournament Is A Real Crowd-Pleaser, With Something For Everyone

There have been upsets galore, while blueblood showdowns await as well.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: White Sox Make Right Call With Adam LaRoche

An MLB clubhouse shouldn’t be a child care facility.

CBS Chicago–03/17/2016

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Bernstein: NFL 1 Step Closer To Informed Consent

It’s better for all when we don’t lie to each other about the risks of football.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: NFL Admitting To CTE Link Is Big

We now wait to see if and how commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL try to walk a senior health officials comment’s back.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2016

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Bernstein: Oversized Selection Show Collapses

We were given something bloated and soft that was quickly rendered inert.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Bears Look Past Numbers For Bobby Massie

Massie was STATS LLC’s 57th-ranked offensive tackle in 2015.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2016

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Bernstein: Cubs’ Theo Epstein Chasing A Baseball Holy Grail

Epstein has his eyes on the next market inefficiency — protecting pitchers’ arms.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Big Step From Adam Eaton Is Key For White Sox

The White Sox need multiple players to reach their upper-end projections this season.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2016

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Bernstein: Lovie Smith Breaks Barrier At Illinois

Smith is the first black head coach of football or men’s basketball at the University of Illinois.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Tackling Ban A Troubling Omen

A new Ivy League regulation speaks volumes to football’s future.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Unwatchable Bulls Aren’t Even Trying

Being bad is no excuse for not playing hard.

CBS Chicago–03/03/2016

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Bernstein: MLB Gets It Right With Aroldis Chapman

Commissioner Rob Manfred got all parties on the same page and set a good precedent.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Bears Should Be Careful With Martellus Bennett

The outspoken Bennett may be wearing on the Bears, but he’s also good, which has to matter.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2016

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Bernstein: Stop Grumbling About Steph Curry, Already

The desire of some to downplay what we’re seeing from Curry is dumbfounding.

CBS Chicago–02/29/2016

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