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.
During the actual on-field action, when the rules are to apply, the players still don’t really want the help.
In Sale’s warped mind, Ventura didn’t advocate hard enough on his behalf against team officials to move the 1976 uniform promotion.
It’s been easy to like these Cubs so far. That may soon get more complicated.
There’s a TV rights deal coming up for negotiation, and MLB rules have changes as well.
The fun-loving, mischievous furries deserve their own pantheon, and it appears they’ll get one.
Any issue that seemed to threaten Goodell has eventually been either deflected, diminished or consumed and absorbed.
Butler isn’t changing his straightforward ways, even after the Bulls’ high-profile additions.
Abreu’s .321 wOBA ranks 118th out of 163 qualified MLB hitters.
May god have mercy on our souls with the hot dog deep dish pizza available for a limited time at Wrigley Field.
Trump is successfully glomming onto Tebow’s celebrity, because he knows he needs to market himself.
If the Cubs reach the World Series, they could make great use of the DH spot in key games.
The pathetic attempts by the Paterno family to rewrite history have to stop now after newly revealed public testimony.
Quintana is an extreme example of how obscured really good pitching can be by circumstances beyond its control.
The Bears indeed feel strongly that Jeffery must prove himself as reliable, durable and committed.
Younger or older? More athletic or less? Cap flexibility or no? The Bulls don’t have a plan.
Two hundred former Penn St. players signed a petition for the return of Joe Paterno’s statue.
The LeBronization of the NBA made Kevin Durant’s signing with the Warriors possible.
For the Cubs, there’s no upside to a beanball war with the bottom-feeding Reds.
Anderson hasn’t yet walked in his first 83 career plate appearances.
Chicago has enough problems of its own making. It never needed these 2016 Summer Olympics.