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Dan Bernstein

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Bernstein: NFL’s Power Getting Silly

A one-year hiatus from Roman numerals is actually news.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2014

A disappointed Patrick Kane leaves the ice after a season-ending Game 7 loss to the Kings. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Bad-Bounce Loss Tough To Take

Hockey can be a strange sport, which is why losses can be so painful.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2014

With an elite offense, there's reason to smile on the South Side. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Rejuvenated Offense Powers White Sox

Rick Hahn has seen a transformation of his offense that he hoped for but probably didn’t expect.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2014

Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville, back row. (Harry How/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Blackhawks Not Lacking For Confidence

Teams trailing 3-1 in best-of-seven series have come back to win just 8.7 percent of the time.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2014

Blackhawks fans at the 2013 Stanley Cup victory parade. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: No More Blackhawks Bandwagon

In seven years, the knowledge and commitment of Blackhawks fans has changed for the better.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2014

Michael Sam.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Bernstein: End Of Michael Sam TV Show Necessary, Unfortunate

Oprah Winfrey’s network is calling it a “postponement,” but it sure seems like the idea of a Michael Sam reality show is dead.

670 The Score–05/17/2014

Patrick Kane. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: The ‘Other Guy’ Kane Is Quite The Star

Let this not escape us: Patrick Kane is just 25 years old.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2014

New Bears cornerback Kyle Fuller, right, with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Let Fuller Be Himself

If Kyle Fuller is better than Charles Tillman, there’s no need for an apprenticeship.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2014

Jose Abreu, left, and Anthony Rizzo. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Abreu Story Obscuring Truth

Let’s work harder to see what’s happening before letting convenient narratives run wild.

CBS Chicago–05/07/2014

Marian Hossa, Bryan Bickell and Johnny Oduya  celebrate Bickell's third period goal. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Blackhawks Vs. Wild Lacks Drama

Aside from merely wanting the Blackhawks to keep the spring party going, it’s nice to have some other layers of interest to make for a richer viewing experience. And with the Minnesota Wild, we get nothing.

670 The Score–05/03/2014

Bulls forward Mike Dunleavy. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Same Bulls Movie Ends Again

The Bulls must evolve beyond the frustrating annual cycle of overexertion/overexcitement/elimination.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2014

The old Joe Paterno statue was torn down in July 2012. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Building A Better Paterno Statue

Why is it so important to some that there is a fantasy world in which none of this happened?

CBS Chicago–04/25/2014

Bulls general manager Gar Forman. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Bulls Brass Knows The Deal

Bulls management is ready to show they can be try-hard guys, too.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2014

Members of the St. Louis Blues celebrate after beating the Chicago Blackhawks in overtime. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Blackhawks Party Could End Early

Instead of another long burn to a Stanley Cup that could cement their teams of the 2010s in league history, this could be remembered instead for the coach’s $25,000 crotch-grab and the game-misconduct headhunting.

670 The Score–04/20/2014

Thunder star Kevin Durant. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: How A Smart Superstar Could Break The NBA

The increase in endorsement income has changed the entire ballgame.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2014

Pat Fitzgerald. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images

Bernstein: Let’s See Northwestern Lead

This is time for the kind of innovation and pioneering of which they speak.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2014

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Abreu Already Raising Some Hope

Jose Abreu’s explosive arrival is a promising plot twist for pundits and White Sox fans.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2014

Jabari Parker. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Jabari Parker Might Be Crazy

Jabari Parker is ready-made for the NBA, so he needs to go to secure his future.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2014

Houston Astros v Milwaukee Brewers

Bernstein: Really, Milwaukee?

Let’s not forget that Ryan Braun tried to ruin an innocent man’s reputation.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2014

Ray Rice. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Ravens Excuse Rice’s Violence

One NFL team cuts a player for merely keeping unsavory company, while another goes out of its way to make excuses for a guy who knocked his fiancée out cold in an elevator.

670 The Score–03/29/2014

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