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.
Remember: This rebuild will take time, folks.
The Cubs don’t hit well under the sun, with a .222/.303/.325 slash line.
And so we wait and wait and wait for a decision on Tom Brady’s appeal of his four-game suspension.
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Castro won’t bring much return on the trade market in a disappointing 2015 season.
LeBron James is receiving positive feedback for his role in “Trainwreck.”
Let’s enjoy Spieth before it all gets too complicated.
It’s as if this was straight from The Onion.
The sports calendar, in the city and nationally, has come to a grinding halt for a few days.
The same cast of characters has returned — pass the popcorn!
Joe Maddon initially didn’t want his guys partaking in the Derby, then changed his tune.
There was no proselytizing this time, and that means many were simply enjoying the moment.
Williams has confused matters and emasculated GM Rick Hahn in recent days.
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The legal argument is the cheating wasn’t initially caught, so it should be allowed — do we have that right?
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