Dan Bernstein

Bears coach John Fox. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Big Questions Remain For Bears

A 3-1 preseason led to more questions than answers.

CBS Chicago–2 hours ago

Kris Bryant gets a Gatorade shower Monday after hitting a walk-off homer against the Indians. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Q Scores Reveal Sports Truths

Kris Bryant is better-known than Patrick Kane, which speaks to the size and fervor of Cubs fandom.

CBS Chicago–09/03/2015

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Bernstein: ‘Concussion’ Movie Is Afraid Of The NFL

So much for creative liberty in this film, as lawyers got heavily involved.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2015

Bears coach John Fox. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: The Obfuscating Start Of The John Fox Era

Like Fox’s words, the Bears’ timeline for a return to respectability is unclear.

CBS Chicago–09/01/2015

Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Yes, That’s An Error

There should be no debate over Starlin Castro’s misplay in Jake Arrieta’s no-hitter.

CBS Chicago–08/31/2015

Darryl Dawkins. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: A Fond Memory Of Darryl Dawkins

Dawkins always seemed to have time for everyone.

CBS Chicago–08/28/2015

Patrick Kane, left, and Derrick Rose. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Separating The Patrick Kane/Derrick Rose Allegations

The respective legal issues are occurring in entirely different arenas.

CBS Chicago–08/27/2015

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Bernstein: Now The NFL Wants To Curb Fighting

It’s a difficult balance, trying to prevent fighting but also promoting a violent game.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2015

A fan (black shirt, right) is hit by a foul ball during the game between the Chicago Cubs and the Atlanta Braves at Wrigley Field on August 23, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Joe Maddon Was Wrong To Blame Injured Fan

Even for fans who pay close attention, there’s little time to react to line-drive foul balls.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2015

The Cubs celebrate after Kris Bryant, front, hit a walk-off homer against the Rockies earlier this season. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Rookie Of The Year Is Kris Bryant’s To Lose

Bryant’s WAR is best among all rookies in baseball.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2015

Bears quarterback Erik Kramer in 1996. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Erik Kramer News Is Really Sad, Troubling

Kramer survived a suicide attempt this week.

CBS Chicago–08/20/2015

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Bernstein: On Trophies In Youth Sports

Kids know more than you think about this. Give them some credit.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2015

Cubs outfielders, from left, Kyle Schwarber, Dexter Fowler and Chris Denorfia celebrate a win. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: The Cubs’ Streak, By The Numbers

The Cubs are seizing control of a playoff opportunity.

CBS Chicago–08/18/2015

Bears coach John Fox. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Bears’ Lying Serves No Purpose

For reasons that remain unclear, NFL folks continue to think lying is fundamentally integral to winning games. It’s not.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2015

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, right, and running back Matt Forte. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: The Bears Need Work

The Bears would be well-served by a lot more practice.

CBS Chicago–08/14/2015

Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Bar Owner’s Patrick Kane Comments Spur Backlash

Friends of the accuser were angered by victim-blaming comments from the bar owner.

CBS Chicago–08/13/2015

Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Avoiding Confusion In The Patrick Kane Discussion

Kane’s past and his drinking problems are separate from this accusation of rape.

CBS Chicago–08/12/2015

Kevin White. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: A Bad Comparison For The Bears

A dose of reality is needed when assessing expectations for Kevin White.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2015

Cubs reliever Hector Rondon. (Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Cubs Fans Buying In Again

Experts will tell you that by the time the retail-level investor is interested in a stock, the real trade is long over.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2015

Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Kane Story Difficult To Cover

It’s an enormous story, but there’s little for anyone to do.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2015