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 is 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, he 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, NC.
He is 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.
Montador’s death could prompt more support and communication for NHL players.
Last month Mark Caro of the Chicago Tribune singlehandedly launched a campaign to eradicate a scourge that has plagued the city since 1984, and it deserves your support. He is trying to find a replacement for the saccharine abomination that is the song “Go, Cubs, Go.”
The data shows the low strike zone is contributing to declining offense in MLB.
With politics in mind, Jackie Robinson West kids are being used as pawns.
This story grew too large quickly, into something it wasn’t.
Doug McDermott needs to be playing, be it in the NBA or the D-League.
As time passed, you came to appreciate the legendary Smith even more.
A generational talent is out of sorts, and it’s difficult to watch.
In improving his Illini, Beckman believes, “We’re all in this together.”
The Super Bowl was what an NFL game is supposed to look and feel like.
Cleveland has won 11 in a row and pulled within a half-game of Chicago.
Marshawn Lynch never got a chance from the 1-yard line, and the Seahawks paid for it.
The Bulls are 4-6 in their last 10 games.
The Cubs are projected for 82 wins, while the White Sox are tabbed for 78.
Remember these tips for Super Bowl Sunday.
Less attention is just what this team needs for a few days.
There’s no need to focus on a problem that doesn’t actually exist.
The relatively young GM is under new pressure to win from a notoriously fickle, cranky fanbase.
Nobody rages against Father Time like Bryant.
New England’s not the first and won’t be the last to look for every possible advantage.