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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: Beat-Up Bears Already Off Schedule

The injury bug that’s bitten the Bears is a serious issue that could change the season.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Bears’ Alshon Jeffery Is Already Missing?

Jeffery’s prove-it year is off to an ominous start.

CBS Chicago–08/04/2016

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Bernstein: Dead-End White Sox On Clock At Trade Deadline

How will the White Sox ever build a playoff team around Chris Sale and Jose Quintana if they haven’t already?

CBS Chicago–08/01/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Bears’ Stupid Media Policy Provides Opportunity

Want to make a name for yourself? Live tweet Bears practices open to the public.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Ryan Pace, John Fox Undersell Bears

Pace spoke not of wins but of the need to “keep putting good drafts together.”


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Bernstein: NFL’s New Concussion Policy Is Just Cosmetic

During the actual on-field action, when the rules are to apply, the players still don’t really want the help.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Now Chris Sale Is Blaming Robin Ventura?

In Sale’s warped mind, Ventura didn’t advocate hard enough on his behalf against team officials to move the 1976 uniform promotion.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2016

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Bernstein: Aroldis Chapman Addition Changes Cubs Experience

It’s been easy to like these Cubs so far. That may soon get more complicated.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: What Complicates A White Sox Rebuild

There’s a TV rights deal coming up for negotiation, and MLB rules have changes as well.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: There’s A Mascot Hall Of Fame?

The fun-loving, mischievous furries deserve their own pantheon, and it appears they’ll get one.

CBS Chicago–07/21/2016

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Bernstein: Roger Goodell Can’t Lose

Any issue that seemed to threaten Goodell has eventually been either deflected, diminished or consumed and absorbed.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Jimmy Butler Talks Like He’s In Charge

Butler isn’t changing his straightforward ways, even after the Bulls’ high-profile additions.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2016

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Bernstein: Jose Abreu’s Struggles Weigh On White Sox

Abreu’s .321 wOBA ranks 118th out of 163 qualified MLB hitters.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Cubs Dish Up A Monstrosity

May god have mercy on our souls with the hot dog deep dish pizza available for a limited time at Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2016

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Bernstein: Does Tim Tebow Know That Evangelicals Despise Donald Trump?

Trump is successfully glomming onto Tebow’s celebrity, because he knows he needs to market himself.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Silver Lining For Cubs In The NL Loss?

If the Cubs reach the World Series, they could make great use of the DH spot in key games.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2016

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Bernstein: Joe Paterno Abetted Child Rape

The pathetic attempts by the Paterno family to rewrite history have to stop now after newly revealed public testimony.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2016

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Bernstein: Justice Done For Jose Quintana

Quintana is an extreme example of how obscured really good pitching can be by circumstances beyond its control.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Deal For Alshon Jeffery Makes Little Sense

The Bears indeed feel strongly that Jeffery must prove himself as reliable, durable and committed.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2016

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Bernstein: Bulls Making It Up As They Go

Younger or older? More athletic or less? Cap flexibility or no? The Bulls don’t have a plan.




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