Dan Bernstein

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

Bernstein: Dual Injuries Make For Dark Night In Chicago

Devastating news came Tuesday night for Derrick Rose and Patrick Kane.

CBS Chicago–02/25/2015

Jonathan Toews (Derek Leung/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Blackhawks Lead City’s Teams In Analytics

ESPN.com did an in-depth study on analytics across the four major sports.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2015

Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews, left, and Bulls wing Jimmy Butler. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Hawks, Bulls Share A Problem

Where’d the defense go for the United Center’s inhabitants?

CBS Chicago–02/23/2015

Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: The Big Ten’s Awful Idea

Now we have a better idea what Big Ten officials do behind closed doors in their strategic-planning meetings.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2015

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: MLB Gets Start Toward Speeding Up Game

Changes reportedly include hitters keeping one foot in the batter’s box between pitches.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2015

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

The Bernstein Brief: Ryan Pace Thinks Big Picture

Reminder: For the Bears, it’s not about 2015.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2015

Alex Rodriguez. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Liars Beyond Apology, Redemption

The downfall of Alex Rodriguez and Lance Armstrong matches their large personas.

CBS Chicago–02/18/2015

Steve Montador. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Montador Death Sad, Scary

Montador’s death could prompt more support and communication for NHL players.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2015

Cubs fans at Wrigley Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: End This Losers’ Anthem

Last month Mark Caro of the Chicago Tribune singlehandedly launched a campaign to eradicate a scourge that has plagued the city since 1984, and it deserves your support. He is trying to find a replacement for the saccharine abomination that is the song “Go, Cubs, Go.”

670 The Score–02/14/2015

Jose Abreu hits a run scoring single against the Detroit Tigers. (Photo by Jeffrey Phelps/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: MLB’s Smart To Focus On Low Strike Zone

The data shows the low strike zone is contributing to declining offense in MLB.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2015

The Jackie Robinson West All-Stars from Chicago sing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" during the seventh inning of a game between the Chicago Cubs and the Milwaukee Brewers on Sept. 1, 2014 at Wrigley Field. (David Banks/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Adults Continue To Fail JRW Kids

With politics in mind, Jackie Robinson West kids are being used as pawns.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2015

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama met with the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars in the Oval Office of the White House on Nov. 6, 2014.  (Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Bernstein: A Little League Story Too Good To Be True

This story grew too large quickly, into something it wasn’t.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2015

Chicago's Doug McDermott drives around Washington's Kris Humphries on Monday night. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: We Need To Know More On McDermott

Doug McDermott needs to be playing, be it in the NBA or the D-League.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2015

Dean Smith in 1997. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Dean Smith Was The Good Guy

As time passed, you came to appreciate the legendary Smith even more.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2015

Tiger Woods is carted off after withdrawing from the Farmers Insurance Open. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: It’s No Fun Seeing Tiger Like This

A generational talent is out of sorts, and it’s difficult to watch.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2015

Illinois football coach Tim Beckman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Tim Beckman Needs Help

In improving his Illini, Beckman believes, “We’re all in this together.”

CBS Chicago–02/05/2015

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Super Bowl XLIX Outshines NFL’s Bad Year

The Super Bowl was what an NFL game is supposed to look and feel like.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2015

LeBron James, right. (Bill Baptist/NBAE/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Look Out, Here Come The Cavs

Cleveland has won 11 in a row and pulled within a half-game of Chicago.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2015

Patriots defensive back Malcolm Butler, right, makes the interception to seal a Super Bowl win against the Seahawks. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: How’d That Happen?

Marshawn Lynch never got a chance from the 1-yard line, and the Seahawks paid for it.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2015

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau, right. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Bulls’ Words Don’t Tell Whole Story

The Bulls are 4-6 in their last 10 games.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2015

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