Dan Bernstein

dan bernstein2 Dan BernsteinDan Bernstein is the co-host of the “Bernstein and Goff Show” on 670 The Score on weekdays from 1-6 p.m., along with partner Jason Goff. Prior to the launch of that show in January 2017, Bernstein was the co-host of the “Boers and Bernstein Show” alongside Terry Boers since 1999. Bernstein 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.

Bernstein: Tim Tebow Stunt With Mets Still Not Over Yet

Everything about Tebow is odd, and nothing more so than the ongoing stunt of the soon-to-be 30-year-old pursuing a baseball career in the Mets organization.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2017

The Bernstein Brief: Kevin Durant Completes His Validation

Durant is now part of the club, and no one can add the “yeah, but…” caveat.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2017

The Bernstein Brief: Dwyane Wade Meeting, Decision Is Just More Bulls Silliness

The Bulls’ heavily nuanced meetings have become farcical in their over-complication of mediocrity.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2017

Bernstein: Cubs Avoid Missteps With Addison Russell Situation

Fairness marked the initial reaction by the Cubs to a troubling situation.

CBS Chicago–06/09/2017

The Bernstein Brief: Fred Hoiberg Rumor Exposed Bulls Fans’ Dissatisfaction

There was a sense of giddy anticipation from Bulls fans after Hoiberg was tied to the Ohio State job.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2017

Bernstein: Nothing Easy For Kevin Durant

Fans have created an environment in which championships define legacies, so you can’t discredit Durant for going to the Warriors.


The Bernstein Brief: There Was No One Like Jimmy Piersall

Piersall’s keen observations and caustic wit could combine to unsettle, and that never bothered him.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2017

Bernstein: Judge Shames Joe Paterno’s Inaction At Penn State

It was judgement day for three former Penn State officials — and the late football coach tarnished by a child-sex abuse cover-up.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2017

Bernstein: Making Sense Of The Cubs Not Being Good

Non-linear development is striking for some Cubs, while some regression was inevitable from a historic 2016 championship season.

CBS Chicago–06/01/2017

Bernstein: Cubs’ Jake Arrieta Really Loved That Brawl

What appears from the outside to be stupid, reckless machismo is seen from another perspective as competitive fire.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2017

The Bernstein Brief: No Need To Reconsider Chris Sale Trade

Just because the White Sox are off to a better-than-expected start doesn’t mean it’s time to look back on the Sale trade.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2017

The Bernstein Brief: Bears Lose Benefit Of Injury Doubts

The Bears are allergic to providing information on their constantly evolving spate of injuries and have at times been proved liars when they do.

CBS Chicago–05/25/2017

Bernstein: NFL Knows Distraction When It Sees It

The NFL wants to do anything it can to draw our attention away from the head trauma issue endemic to the sport.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2017

The Bernstein Brief: Appreciate Manu Ginobili

The sustained success and telegenic play of Ginobili is a big reason for the game’s accelerated internationalization.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2017

Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots warms up during a game against the Miami Dolphins at Hard Rock Stadium on January 1, 2017 in Miami Gardens, Florida.

The Bernstein Brief: Tom Brady Concussion Revelation Isn’t Really News

Every week, across football from the NFL to high school fields, we can count on unreported concussions.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2017

The Bernstein Brief: Watching One All-Time Great After Another

Opportunities to watch excellence — like in the form of LeBron James and Mike Trout — shouldn’t be missed.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2017

Bernstein: NCAA Football Staff Size Questioned

If larger trends in sports television continue on their current vectors, many of the recently constructed college football palaces may have some lonelier hallways, monuments to headier times.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2017

Bernstein: What’s Up With Carlos Rodon?

The circumstances surrounding Rodon’s “biceps bursitis” are mysterious and merit further scrutiny.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2017

The Bernstein Brief: Vic Fangio, Bears’ Truth-Teller

Fangio’s inability to lie is refreshing on a team full of empty words.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2017

The Bernstein Brief: Phil Emery’s Legacy Still Haunts Bears

Only five of Emery’s 20 draft picks in three seasons are currently left on the Bears roster.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2017



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