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: Illinois Must Act On Kendrick Nunn

Nunn recently pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery stemming from an incident with a woman in March.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2016

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Bernstein: Thunder’s Defense Deserves More Credit

Oklahoma City’s splendid defense set the tone in a blowout win against Golden State in Game 3.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: An NBA East Team Got Better, And It Wasn’t The Bulls

The Orlando Magic made a quality hire in Frank Vogel.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2016

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Levine: Slumping Cubs Can’t Get By Brewers

The Cubs have struggled offensively recently.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Will Anyone Care About Baylor?

For years, criminal behavior by multiple players has been covered up.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2016

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Bernstein: LeBron James, Tiger Woods Are 2 Legends On Divergent Paths

Eight years ago, James and Woods were on top of the sporting world. One still is.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Bulls’ Embarrassment On Display

Jimmy Butler will represent the Bulls at the NBA Draft lottery, a human shield for the executives’ failures.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2016

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Bernstein: Cubs’ Addison Russell Off To A Special Start

The metrics show Russell is off to a historic start to his young career.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Demetrius Jackson Is On The Rise

Jackson impressed at the combine Thursday — will he be around at No. 14 for the Bulls?

CBS Chicago–05/13/2016

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Bernstein: RIP, The Bunt

Bunting is notably on the decline already in the early stages of the 2016 season.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2016

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Bernstein: Illinois Considering Tougher Stand Against The Chief

A faction of the Board of Trustees wants the tired controversy over, believing it to be a continuing embarrassment.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2016

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Bernstein: Paterno Child-Rape Cover-Up Gets Uglier

Paterno’s willful neglect to Sandusky’s actions began 40 years ago.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: White Sox Should Find A Lefty Bat

Opportunity awaits the White Sox, who need to make the most of it.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Finally, A New Illinois Mascot

A university that gets so much wrong is picking a new mascot — what could go wrong?

CBS Chicago–05/03/2016

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Bernstein: Bears’ Draft A Sports Radio Dream (Nightmare)

It’s all on the table as far who fits where for the Bears after the addition of their nine-member draft class.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Bears Gamble On Leonard Floyd, Themselves

This is Ryan Pace betting on his coaches and strength and conditioning team.

CBS Chicago–04/29/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Ryan Pace’s Night Is Wide Open

Pace can maneuver up, move down for more assets or select from any number of talented players.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2016

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Bernstein: Bad National League Teams Make For Weird Baseball Season

At least six NL teams appear to have entered 2016 with designs on contending later instead of this season.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2016

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The Bernstein Brief: Uncomfortable Blackhawks Season Ends

As an organization, the Blackhawks were exposed as insensitive and/or unaware too often this season.

CBS Chicago–04/26/2016

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Bernstein: Blues Are Up Against It

The Blackhawks have shown their championship resolve. What will the Blues be made of in Game 7?

CBS Chicago–04/25/2016



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