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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The Bernstein Brief: Bulls Hurry To Keep The Status Quo

It won’t be anybody in a suit, but somebody’s going somewhere.

CBS Chicago–04/14/2016

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Bernstein: Bruce Arians Is Just Wrong On Football Safety

Arians just can’t bring himself to reconcile that his great game causes brain damage.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Cubs’ New Digs To Test Joe Maddon’s Philosophy

The Cubs’ new clubhouse is quite the draw with all its amenities.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2016

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Bernstein: Good Riddance To These Bulls

None of this is good, other than it being over.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Cubs Have Depth, But Losing Kyle Schwarber Hurts

Schwarber suffered a sprained ankle Thursday on a nasty collision.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2016

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Bernstein: Derrick Rose Could Be An NBA First

Rose is on pace for an unfortunate distinction, barring a mid-career renaissance.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: NCAA Final Was An All-Timer

It’s a rare treat to know in real time just how special a game is.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: On Opening Day, It’s Hurry Up And Wait

At long last, Opening Day has arrived.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Pressure Is On Bears’ Hroniss Grasu To Improve

The signings of Manny Ramirez and Ted Larsen mean Grasu must get the job done now if he wants to play.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Corey Crawford A Bigger Worry Than Duncan Keith?

Crawford has been sidelined since March 14 with some kind of head injury.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2016

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Bernstein: NBA Can Act On Bad Law

The NBA can leverage the 2017 All-Star Game in Charlotte to affect North Carolina’s House Bill 2.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: The Problem With John Fox’s Idea

Fox’s idea doesn’t necessarily translate to the NFL level.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2016

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Bernstein: 2 Coaches Set Bad Examples

Mike Krzyzewski and Robert Smith were completely wrong in recent comments.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Illinois Press Conference An Empty Show

This was a failed attempt to shore up confidence in recruiting targets reluctant to commit to the Illini.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Bizarro Bulls Lay An Egg

It’s understandable why Fred Hoiberg wants to think of better times with Iowa State.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2016

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Bernstein: Jonathan Toews Takes Stand Against Global Warming

Toews isn’t a mere hashtag activist. He’s lending his voice, time and support while being educated on the issue.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: NFL Catch Rule Defies Logic

You can’t define possession by assuming the definition of possession.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2016

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Bernstein: NCAA Tournament Is A Real Crowd-Pleaser, With Something For Everyone

There have been upsets galore, while blueblood showdowns await as well.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: White Sox Make Right Call With Adam LaRoche

An MLB clubhouse shouldn’t be a child care facility.

CBS Chicago–03/17/2016

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Bernstein: NFL 1 Step Closer To Informed Consent

It’s better for all when we don’t lie to each other about the risks of football.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2016

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