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.
Butler is validated by a maximum contract and new coach, as his recent words reflect.
The Bears are trying to establish a new, more accountable culture under new coaches, and even a handful of victories can create important scaffolding on which to get it built.
For the first time in more than six years, the NFL went a calendar month without a player being arrested.
It’s simple for McDemott: make open shots, space the floor, move without the ball.
Rose has brought Adidas headache after headache.
Considering it was media day, Rose picked an odd time to turn his focus to summer 2017.
How bad was it for Chicago? Well, punter Pat O’Donnell had a career day.
The best bet now is that this case eventually dries up.
The wild-card format is tough to swallow for the loser — and especially unfair when that’s a great team that got second in a division.
The Ricketts family was set to host a big event for Walker at Wrigley Field before he dropped out of the presidential race.
If Week 1 was a moral victory for Chicago, Week 2 reminded us that’s a weak idea.
Maddon uses Cubs home games on Fridays to publicize local charities.
It remains unclear if settlement talks are taking place between Kane and his accuser.
The Blackhawks risk the appearance of callousness and the perpetuation of a win-at-all-costs mentality with Kane at camp.
You can’t make this stuff up.
There will be more long days for the Bears, but at least they’re competent and watchable already.
The Bears’ dearth of talent has been exposed, and there’s only so much a coach can do.
Chicago is all but assured of playing Pittsburgh in the coin flip game.
The NFL remains a sea of money and power, consuming so much of our attention.
The bucket of cold water to the face of Bears fans will be delivered Sunday at noon.