Dan Bernstein

Tom Thibodeau.  (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bernstein: Jerry Reinsdorf Hammers Tom Thibodeau On Way Out

Reinsdorf showed he’s on the same page as Bulls management.

CBS Chicago–05/28/2015

LeBron James, center.  (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Look At What LeBron James Just Did

James has become the first player since members of the 1960s Celtics to reach five straight NBA Finals.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2015

Ray McDonald.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Stupid Bears Got Conned

This is bad for the Bears, casting a pall of doubt and distrust over every level of ownership and management, just at the time new energy from the very top spurred the kind of regime change that inspired fans to embrace some hope.

CBS Chicago–05/25/2015

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Gary Bettman’s Denying The Obvious

Bettman claims there’s no link between hockey and CTE.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2015

Hawks wing DeMarre Carroll went down with a knee injury in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Injury-Riddled NBA Playoffs Are Unfortunate

It’s sad that so many key players are hampered or sidelined.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2015

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Bernstein: NFL Coaches Have More To Consider

Will more teams go for two points with the PAT kick moved back?

CBS Chicago–05/20/2015


The Bernstein Brief: Illinois Athletic Department Needs A Housecleaning

The football and women’s basketball programs are facing allegations of player mistreatment.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2015

Bulls guard Derrick Rose, left, and wing Jimmy Butler. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Derrick Rose/Jimmy Butler Tension Marred Game 6

There’s a reason why Rose lost his aggressiveness as the Bulls’ season ended meekly last week.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2015

Bulls guard Derrick Rose drive on Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: What Was That From Derrick Rose?

With the season on the line, Rose took four shots in the second half of Thursday’s loss.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2015

Bulls big man Pau Gasol. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Bulls Need More Than Just Return Of Pau Gasol

An inspirational return only helps so much.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2015

Bulls forward Taj Gibson, center. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Refs Got It Wrong In Cleveland

The ejection of Bulls forward Taj Gibson on Tuesday night was ridiculous.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2015

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: White Sox Are Far From Good

Dig deeper, and this White Sox season is more disastrous than we thought.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2015

Bulls guard Derrick Rose goes up for a layup between LeBron James, left, and Timofey Mozgov of the Cavaliers. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: This Bulls-Cavs Series Is Drunk

Why hasn’t David Blatt been left at the airport already?

CBS Chicago–05/11/2015

Bulls big man Joakim Noah. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Knock It Off, Joakim

Joakim Noah needs to make more noise for the Bulls on the court.

CBS Chicago–05/08/2015

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Superficial ‘Scandal’ Distracts From Real NFL Problems

The NFL protects its shield, in obvious and subtle manners.

CBS Chicago–05/07/2015

Isiah Thomas. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Why Is Isiah Thomas In Charge Of Anything?

Thomas has ruined basketball franchise after basketball franchise.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2015

Bulls guard Derrick Rose shoots over Cavs forward LeBron James. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Bulls Shine, Even As They Confound

Chicago has a 1-0 series lead on Cleveland after a Game 1 win.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2015

White Sox outfielder Melky Cabrera argues with umpire Chad Fairchild. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: The White Sox Don’t Deserve Your Attention

This is how teams play just before managers get fired.

CBS Chicago–05/04/2015

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Bernstein: Easy Does It For Bears GM Ryan Pace

Pace kept it simple, taking the best available player in Kevin White.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2015

Bears general manager Ryan Pace. (Courtesy of Chicago Bears)

The Bernstein Brief: Bears’ Ryan Pace Is Attached To No One

Past status means nothing to Pace.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2015