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: Analysis Of James Shields Offers Little Hope

Shields’ problems began more than a year ago, a Fangraphs.com article reveals.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: LeBron James Owns His Story

Once a child prodigy bearing outsized expectations, James has more than fulfilled them in becoming a legendary player.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: NBA Finals Game 7 An Unlikely Treat

Considering the talent and all that’s at stake, a Game 7 is fitting. Let’s hope it’s close.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Fox Should Do Better With Broadcast At Oakmont

The only good news about FOX’s coverage of last year’s U.S. Open was that it left nothing but room for improvement.

CBS Chicago–06/16/2016

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Bernstein: NHL In Las Vegas A Step Forward For Sports Betting

Sports gambling has lost its social stigma.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Make A Deal, Bulls

Multiple teams are believed to be interested in All-Star wing Jimmy Butler.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2016

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Bernstein: Seriously, Baylor?

The power brokers at Baylor are considering a one-year suspension for Art Briles instead of a firing.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Yordano Ventura’s Suspension Too Short

A dangerous menace with a long history of beanballs, Ventura will only miss one or two starts.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2016

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Bernstein: Relationship Is Strained Between Bears, Alshon Jeffery

John Fox demands complete buy-in at all times, and Jeffery hasn’t shown that this offseason in the Bears’ eyes.

CBS Chicago–06/09/2016

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Bernstein: Kevin Durant Should Skip The Rio Olympics

Durant has more reasons than most to sit this Olympic competition out.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Should Chris Sale Go Back To His Old Self?

Sale’s strategy of pitching to contact more is showing signs of regression.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: What The NBA Finals Are Telling Us

The NBA Finals already happened: They were called the Western Conference Finals.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: First Result Ominous For Cavs

The Warriors defense limited the Cavs’ preferred 3-point looks, a key component for Cleveland.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2016

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Bernstein: Is A White Sox Trade Worth Doing, Now?

There now are holes appearing everywhere, and leverage dwindles with the obviousness of desperation.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Joakim Noah Story Isn’t About Noah

This is about the Bulls’ dysfunction, which Noah sees in totality.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Tough Day For St. Louis Fans

Wednesday wasn’t kind to the Cardinals or the Blues.

CBS Chicago–05/26/2016

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Bernstein: Is Baylor Really Going To Get Away With This?

The university has enabled multiple sexual assaults of female students by football players over a period of years.

CBS Chicago–05/25/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Illinois Must Act On Kendrick Nunn

Nunn recently pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery stemming from an incident with a woman in March.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2016

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Bernstein: Thunder’s Defense Deserves More Credit

Oklahoma City’s splendid defense set the tone in a blowout win against Golden State in Game 3.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: An NBA East Team Got Better, And It Wasn’t The Bulls

The Orlando Magic made a quality hire in Frank Vogel.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2016



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