Dan Bernstein

dan bernstein2 Dan BernsteinDan 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.

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Bernstein: NHL’s Fresh Air Stadium Series Games Now Stale

The NHL’s Stadium Series games have jumped the shark.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Bulls Make No Sense

There’s no sense that general manager Gar Forman is watching the same games as us.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Tough Job Awaits Josh Whitman At Illinois

Whitman’s going to hear from power brokers in short order and in no uncertain terms.

CBS Chicago–02/18/2016

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Bernstein: Tennessee Football Is Bad And Getting Worse

A lawsuit filed by Jane Doe plaintiffs alleges that the school essentially abetted sexual assaults by football players.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2016

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Bernstein: Bulls Confront Ugly Truth At Trade Deadline

The Bulls are looking at fundamental problems that require tough questions and honest answers.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: No Chance Michael Jordan Wants Warriors Breaking Bulls’ Record

The Warriors’ 48-4 mark has put the 1995-’96 Bulls’ 72-win record in jeopardy.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Heady Move By Illinois Youth Soccer

Illinois’ youth soccer governing body banned headers for kids 10 and under.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Bulls’ Stock Plunging

Bulls stock is cheap. Anyone interested?

CBS Chicago–02/11/2016

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Bernstein: Rio Olympics Are Getting Too Dangerous

Brazilian authorities have promised all kinds of action, but nothing material has been done.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: We Get It, Derrick

It’s a hard enough thing to watch the Bulls right now, so I can’t even imagine how difficult it must be to have to play for them.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2016

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Bernstein: Real Doctors Wary Of Jim McMahon’s Treatment

A placebo effect could be at work here, experts warn.

CBS Chicago–02/05/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Watching Warriors Fans Watch Steph Curry

There’s little oohing and aahing over Curry’s heroics locally. It’s just what he does in their mind.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2016

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Bernstein: How To Watch Super Bowl 50

Pro tip: Keep your expectations low for the quality of any musical performances.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Now The Bulls Need A Players-Only Meeting?

No words can save the Bulls, who are 11-13 since mid-December and showing few signs of life.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2016

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Bernstein: Johnny Manziel Is Lucky, Actually

Manziel’s troubles recall the sad story of another athlete.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: NHL Should Excuse Jonathan Toews’ Absence

Toews will be suspended for a game due to his All-Star Game absence.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Bobby Portis Gets A Big Chance

With Nikola Mirotic out three weeks, Portis is a necessity, not a luxury.

CBS Chicago–01/28/2016

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Bernstein: Meet The Donald Trump NBA All-Stars!

“Make American Terrible At Professional Basketball” would be a new slogan, if we followed Trump’s standards.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Jimmy Butler Fails To Rise To Occasion

To be considered one of the league’s best, Butler must produce more than he did Monday night.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2016

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Bernstein: The Cubs Know Catching

New data has been unearthed on how to measure a catcher’s defensive value.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2016

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