Dan Bernstein

dan bernstein2 Dan BernsteinDan Bernstein is the co-host of the “Bernstein and Goff Show” on 670 The Score on weekdays from 1-6 p.m., along with partner Jason Goff. Prior to the launch of that show in January 2017, Bernstein was the co-host of the “Boers and Bernstein Show” alongside Terry Boers since 1999. Bernstein 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.

Bernstein: Is This OK For The Bears?

The Bears fell to 3-8 on the season, and now there are plenty of questions to ask at Halas Hall.

CBS Chicago–11/26/2017

Bernstein: Viral Jose Altuve Video Perfect For Thanksgiving

As look back at Altuve’s childhood reminded us, we shouldn’t take what we have for granted.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2017

Bernstein: Bears’ Loss Represents Them Well

There were so many familiar themes evident as the Bears dropped to 3-7 on Sunday.

CBS Chicago–11/19/2017

The Bernstein Brief: Jose Altuve Not The Shortest MVP

Altuve has tied for being the shortest MVP in MLB history, but a hockey player holds the distinction as the most diminutive MVP.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2017

Bernstein: Papa John’s Desperate To Turn Down NFL Heat

This was self-inflicted harm by Papa John’s founder John Schnatter.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2017

The Bernstein Brief: Another Call Against Thursday NFL Football

“It’s miserable, it’s terrible,” Ben Roethlisberger says of Thursday night games.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2017

Bernstein: Brutal Loss Exposes Bears

Enough with the celebration of the Bears’ perceived competence, their defense and coach John Fox.

CBS Chicago–11/12/2017

The Bernstein Brief: NBC Makes Great Call With SkyCam

This is a first but big step toward modernizing the look of NFL games.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2017

Bernstein: Bears Have To Win This One

To prove this painfully slow rebuild is moving in the right direction, John Fox needs to direct the Bears past the Packers.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2017

Bernstein: Baseball Hall Of Fame Committee Ignoring 2 Deserving Players

If the ranks of the Hall are going to swell, as it seems they are, it can at least be done more fairly.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2017

The Bernstein Brief: Big Ten All But Out Of College Football Playoff

Wisconsin may be 9-0, but nobody thinks it’s deserving of a top-four spot in the College Football Playoff.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2017

Bernstein: Bears-Free Sunday A Different Experience

The football always seems better without the Bears, for some reason.

CBS Chicago–11/06/2017

The Bernstein Brief: Zach LaVine, Adidas Banking On Star Turn In Chicago

If all parties are correct, everybody wins.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2017

The Bernstein Brief: Astros Are A Worthy Champion

Like the Cubs, the Astros are another exceedingly well-run organization that provides little to dislike.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2017

Bernstein: Doctors Conflicted Over Football

The more we understand about how the game hurts those who choose to participate, the harder it can become for the doctors involved to justify their roles.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2017

The Bernstein Brief: World Series Game 5 As Historic As You Probably Thought

Four of the homers between the Dodgers and Astros shifted win probability in a manner that’s rarely seen.

CBS Chicago–10/31/2017

Bernstein: Brutal Injury, Bad Call On Rough Day For Bears

It never felt like the Bears were going to win Sunday, but it all felt far worse than it should have.

CBS Chicago–10/29/2017

Bernstein: Cubs’ Joe Maddon Can’t Have It Both Ways

When there’s a sweeping purge of a coaching staff, citing a need for a “different voice” comes off hollow.


Bernstein: NFL Oversaturated, Consumed Differently

Fans are engaging with the NFL differently and on their own terms, in ways made possible by new technologies.

CBS Chicago–10/25/2017

The Bernstein Brief: Silence From Bulls’ Nikola Mirotic Raises Questions

It’s clear now that Mirotic harbors more ill will than the Bulls initially expected.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2017



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