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.
There’s no accountability on a Bears squad that’s now an also-ran at 3-5.
Chicago is 3-4, with little consistency or direction.
There’s so much controversy surrounding Winston that we forget what’s most important.
A 3-3 mark and important road win provides hope for Chicago.
Owners and players need to be honest with one another about the dangers and appeal of the NFL.
Still in search of some kind of identity, the Bears may be closer than ever to finding one.
We express outrage to the visual, but it’s the sub-concussive hits that are so problematic in football.
Sunday was what the Green Bay-Chicago rivalry has looked like for far too long.
There are few dominant teams or terrible teams nowadays in the NFL.
Kyle Fuller, Will Sutton, Ego Ferguson and Co. are making names for themselves.
Sadly, in some circles whipping children is viewed as commonplace.
From so many perspectives, this Bears win felt like it may have mattered.
Jay Cutler’s postgame demeanor has Bears officials rankled.
Briggs being slow, Conte being bad, Jay still being Jay, Tucker coaching — we have it all.
With the season starting in five days, all we’ve seen from the Bears is drama and subpar play.
There are now stiffer penalties for all sorts of off-the-field incidents.
If the Roger Goodell wants to tout safety, there’s an obvious move to make here.
It has been a slow, steady realization that it just wasn’t happening for Gordon Beckham.
The slow fade of the “Redskins” nickname is taking shape.
The Cubs saw this coming, and don’t seem worried about it one bit.