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.

Bears coach John Fox. (David Banks/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Bears Optimism Is A Reach

Remember: This rebuild will take time, folks.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2015

View of Wrigley Field during the day. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Why Are The Cubs Bad During The Day?

The Cubs don’t hit well under the sun, with a .222/.303/.325 slash line.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2015

Tom Brady, left, and Roger Goodell. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Roger Goodell’s Absurd Production

And so we wait and wait and wait for a decision on Tom Brady’s appeal of his four-game suspension.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2015

Bulls wing Doug McDermott. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: What’s The Bulls’ Plan For Doug McDermott?

How McDermott fits in with the 2015-’16 Bulls remains a mystery.

CBS Chicago–07/21/2015

Cubs teammates Kris Bryant, left, and Anthony Rizzo congratulate one another. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Cubs Must Feast On Soft Schedule

Chicago’s next four foes have a combined winning percentage of just .415.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2015

Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro. (David Welker/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Cubs Have Waited Too Long On Starlin Castro

Castro won’t bring much return on the trade market in a disappointing 2015 season.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2015

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The Bernstein Brief: Movie A Game-Changer For LeBron?

LeBron James is receiving positive feedback for his role in “Trainwreck.”

CBS Chicago–07/16/2015

Jordan Spieth. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Jordan Spieth Is Something Else

Let’s enjoy Spieth before it all gets too complicated.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2015

Florida State University president John Thrasher. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Florida State’s President Really Had To Do That?

It’s as if this was straight from The Onion.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon. (Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Bernstein: A Week In Need Of News

The sports calendar, in the city and nationally, has come to a grinding halt for a few days.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2015

Bulls general manager Gar Forman, left, and coach Fred Hoiberg. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Bulls Keep Making Same Movie

The same cast of characters has returned — pass the popcorn!

CBS Chicago–07/10/2015

Cubs teammates Kris Bryant, left, and Anthony Rizzo congratulate one another. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Home Run Derby No Harm, But Still…

Joe Maddon initially didn’t want his guys partaking in the Derby, then changed his tune.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2015

Team USA celebrates after winning the Women's World Cup.     (Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Soccer Fans In A Better Place

There was no proselytizing this time, and that means many were simply enjoying the moment.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2015

White Sox executive vice president Kenny Williams. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: What Is Kenny Williams Doing?

Williams has confused matters and emasculated GM Rick Hahn in recent days.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2015

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Bernstein: Cubs Encountering High-Priced Trade Market

In preliminary talks, foes keep bringing up three names: Addison Russell, Kyle Schwarber and Jorge Soler.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2015

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The Bernstein Brief: Cubs Splurging Again On International Prospects

You don’t know the names, but the Cubs are taking advantage of a flawed system.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2015

Jimmy Butler, left, and Brandon Saad, right. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Two Leagues, Two Cap Realities

The NBA and NHL exist in entirely difference economic worlds.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2015

Bulls general manager Gar Forman, left, and coach Fred Hoiberg. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Bulls Still Need Another Guard

Chicago needs a lead guard for its second unit, and it has limited resources to acquire one.

CBS Chicago–06/30/2015

Jackie Robinson West attorney Victor Henderson holds up a copy of the Little League rulebook, as he discusses a lawsuit filed over the league's decision to strip JRW of its national title. (Credit: CBS)

Bernstein: Jackie Robinson West Officials Just Making It Worse

The legal argument is the cheating wasn’t initially caught, so it should be allowed — do we have that right?

CBS Chicago–06/29/2015

Cubs rookie third baseman Kris Bryant. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Kris Bryant’s Season Is Night And Day

Bryant has a .940 OPS in night games but just a .710 OPS in day games.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2015



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