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.
It’s not an easy presentation, trying to get fans excited for both change and the lack thereof.
The extra point is football, but not really. More than anything, it’s punctuation. It’s a superfluous activity providing little more than a familiar, habitual marking point in the rhythm of the game, soon to be kicked to the curb.
The wait ended up being worth it, after all.
The Cubs didn’t need to publicly defend their mascot.
NFL doctors need to have their heads examined.
He got out safely, and he’s not looking back. As if anyone would want to.
It’s not a movie, it’s a football game. And it’s one between two mediocre teams.
Delusions of grandeur danced in the back of your mind like so many sugarplum fairies. Admit it.
Derrick Rose needs to grow up, wise up, and seize control of his image and career.
It was over, all of it. Twitter said so.
The Bears are a mere middling football team, making stories.
It’s Alshon, and Jeffery. Not that hard, really.
The Tim Beckman hire was a mistake and everybody has known it since his first press conference.
Nothing like a lethal cocktail of bad and stupid to turn a record into a footnote.
Thirty percent of the Bulls salary-cap space is useless, again.
Hoping the other team fumbles is not a strategy.
All it will take is one order, perhaps from somewhere far north, and John McDonough will have found truth in idiom.
Josh McCown credited the unseen hand of divine power.
A college football player is dead, and not because of an accident.
Anybody involved in the Bears’ efforts to run the ball can wear this one.