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.
Unlike in any other sport, coaches are the stars of college basketball, and they act the part.
Bears fans should have cautious optimism, as Phil Emery had to make moves of some sort.
Real-time data collection will allow us to instantly analyze every movement on a baseball field.
Kickers have created unforeseen imbalance, and now the NFL has created a double standard.
Hope, the underdog story and potential redemption — Fredette would set fans’ hearts aflutter.
All we know is Rick Renteria is an optimist — which may be all the Cubs need.
College basketball has come to die in Chicago, where the five local teams have a .341 winning percentage.
With bigoted-led Russia failing to medal in Olympic hockey, we’re all winners.
A family on a couch, watching the US hockey team against the Russians.
Michael Sam hasn’t faced the same venom Jason Collins did, and that’s a beautiful development.
It’s not desired, but the Cubs are having conversations about moving the team, sources say.
By Dan Bernstein- CBSChicago.com Senior Columnist (CBS) — There’s no hiding anything in Sochi. NBC knows it, and Russia will have to live with it. The 2012 London Summer Games were tabbed the “Twitter Olympics” [...]
Seattle’s relentless, physical defense left Denver helpless.
Dan Bernstein presents his annual guide for watching the Super Bowl.
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.