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.
You don’t know the names, but the Cubs are taking advantage of a flawed system.
The NBA and NHL exist in entirely difference economic worlds.
Chicago needs a lead guard for its second unit, and it has limited resources to acquire one.
The legal argument is the cheating wasn’t initially caught, so it should be allowed — do we have that right?
Bryant has a .940 OPS in night games but just a .710 OPS in day games.
Temper your expectations for Chicago’s No. 22 pick in Thursday night’s NBA Draft.
A move to three-on-three in overtime will bring more entertaining action.
The Cubs are in the race and in the hunt for help.
The analysis was spotty, the directorial choices puzzling and obliviousness of the obvious shocking.
Why David Ross over Kyle Schwarber in a few days? Because leadership matters.
This investigation will take some time to play out and likely lead to reform in some form.
Quenneville provided the leadership that Chicago needed from start to finish.
We have quite the fetish with an unsanitary talisman.
Are the Cavs wearing down in these NBA Finals?
Given his great talent, Long should play where he’s most valuable, and that’s not guard.
MLB must do more to protect fans in the stands.
The Blackhawks perplexingly couldn’t take advantage of an injured Ben Bishop and now trail 2-1.
Cue up the cut to drunk Blackhawks fans at the bar!
Castro could well surpass 3,000 hits and have no case for the Hall of Fame.
Junior Lake’s bat flip was losing big understandably didn’t go over well with the Marlins.