Dan Bernstein

Kris Bryant. (Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Celebrate Kris Bryant, Then Settle In

The experts believe Bryant will be a difference-maker, if not a star, immediately.

CBS Chicago–04/17/2015

Joakim Noah, right. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Joakim Noah’s Knee Is A Lingering Concern

Noah hasn’t been his old self since offseason surgery on his left knee.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2015

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Bernstein: High School Football Facing Legal Pressure

A class-action lawsuit in Illinois about the dangers of football could be a game-changer.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2015

Cubs outfielder Jorge Soler. (David Banks/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Jorge Soler Overshadowed By Kris Bryant Hoopla

Something good is already happening in front of our eyes.

CBS Chicago–04/14/2015

Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews. (Harry How/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Silly Beard Season Is Back

Growing a playoff beard has become about fitting in, not standing out.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2015

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: A Nice Win For The Cubs

Despite the rooftop owners’ legal complaints, all Wrigley Field renovations can continue.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2015

Derrick Rose. (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Derrick Rose, Bulls Need Work

It will be no small task to reintegrate Rose back into Chicago’s offense.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2015

Lucas Oil Stadiumn. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: A Final Four With NBA Appeal

This weekend features college basketball at its best.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2015

Kris Bryant. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Finally, We Can Move On From Kris Bryant’s Service Time Debate

Let’s create a structure that incentivizes teams playing young talent earlier.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2015

Dave Leitao. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: The Sad State Of DePaul Basketball

DePaul settled in rehiring Dave Leitao as coach.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2015

Cubs president Theo Epstein. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Theo Epstein Drops The Mic On Scott Boras

Epstein eloquently defended the decision to start Kris Bryant in the minors.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2015

Roger Goodell. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Bernstein: NFL Already Shaking Off Its Bad Year

So much for all those worries we had weeks ago about the NFL.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2015

Fans at the 2013 NFL Draft. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

Bernstein: What Am I Missing About The NFL Draft?

Seeing the NFL Draft sounds like a lot of work, and it’s unclear what the prize even is.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2015

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: The Bulls’ Playoff Dilemma

How important it nabbing the third seed for the Bulls?

CBS Chicago–03/23/2015

Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky, left, and Traevon Jackson. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: No Rooting Interest Means Easygoing NCAA Viewing

It’s quite nice not caring who wins and loses during March Madness.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2015

Chris Borland. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Football’s Future In Parents’ Hands

How will mothers and fathers reconcile allowing their sons to take unnecessary risks?

CBS Chicago–03/18/2015

Chris Borland. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Chris Borland Decision Will Resonate

Malcolm Gladwell warned us five years ago.

CBS Chicago–03/17/2015

Kris Bryant. (Rich Pilling/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Delaying Kris Bryant Promotion The Right Call For Cubs

The Cubs have a commitment to sustained success, not 2015 success.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2015

NCAA logo. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Is College Basketball In Trouble?

Attendance is declining and so are TV ratings.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2015

Jackie Robinson West player Brandon Green (in #14 jersey) and his mother, Venisa, (behind him) were joined by Rev. Jesse Jackson and Rev. Michael Pfleger at a news conference to denounce the Little League ruling stripping JRW of its national title, for residency rule violations. (Mike Krauser/WBBM)

Bernstein: JRW Adults Learn The Hard Way

Jackie Robinson West’s district has been dissolved after wrongdoing by the adults.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2015

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