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.
Something lacking seems to be a theme with the Bears, who again showed that on the field as well.
The Pelicans cut the maddeningly endearing Robinson on Thursday.
Mirotic is shooting 52 percent and is comfortable in Fred Hoiberg’s offense.
This would be too over the top even if it was a TV script.
As the season gets underway, Hoiberg will always, always keep the big picture in mind.
Ratliff’s release from the Bears was the result of ongoing issues, not one bad day.
Ratliff blew up Wednesday at Halas Hall. We’re lucky the trouble stopped there.
There are far too many judgment calls for the officials to make and more confusion than ever.
Chicago hasn’t had a chance to grind out many at-bats in the NLCS.
After watching that, go do something more fun — like the dishes, for instance.
The Mets boast the likes of Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfield, Tim Robbins and Julia Stiles supporting them.
The roster is almost exactly the same, but this is an entirely different team.
The Cubs cleaned their entire operating system and installed a new one in four years. It’s now fully powered.
Jay Cutler, Pernell McPhee and the Bears’ coaching beat the Chiefs on Sunday.
It’s time to let go of old burdens and appreciate the new day.
The Cubs went with an offense-first lineup, while the Pirates countered with a defensive-minded unit.
There’s opportunity for practicality and fairness in sports gambling right in front of us.
Butler is validated by a maximum contract and new coach, as his recent words reflect.
The Bears are trying to establish a new, more accountable culture under new coaches, and even a handful of victories can create important scaffolding on which to get it built.
For the first time in more than six years, the NFL went a calendar month without a player being arrested.