Dan Bernstein

Kevin White. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: What’s Wrong With Kevin White?

White has a shin injury and won’t be practicing at the start of training camp.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2015

Jeff Samardzija. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: White Sox Are In Low-Risk Spot

As they make a wild-card run, the White Sox could go one of several ways with Jeff Samardzija.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Cubs Are Struggling Amid Expectations

It’s not a crisis and context is everything — but this sure is ugly of late.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2015

Bears coach John Fox. (David Banks/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Bears Optimism Is A Reach

Remember: This rebuild will take time, folks.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2015

View of Wrigley Field during the day. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Why Are The Cubs Bad During The Day?

The Cubs don’t hit well under the sun, with a .222/.303/.325 slash line.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2015

Tom Brady, left, and Roger Goodell. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Roger Goodell’s Absurd Production

And so we wait and wait and wait for a decision on Tom Brady’s appeal of his four-game suspension.

CBS Chicago–07/22/2015

Bulls wing Doug McDermott. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: What’s The Bulls’ Plan For Doug McDermott?

How McDermott fits in with the 2015-’16 Bulls remains a mystery.

CBS Chicago–07/21/2015

Cubs teammates Kris Bryant, left, and Anthony Rizzo congratulate one another. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Cubs Must Feast On Soft Schedule

Chicago’s next four foes have a combined winning percentage of just .415.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2015

Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro. (David Welker/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Cubs Have Waited Too Long On Starlin Castro

Castro won’t bring much return on the trade market in a disappointing 2015 season.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2015

LeBron James. (Gary Dineen/NBA/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Movie A Game-Changer For LeBron?

LeBron James is receiving positive feedback for his role in “Trainwreck.”

CBS Chicago–07/16/2015

Jordan Spieth. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Jordan Spieth Is Something Else

Let’s enjoy Spieth before it all gets too complicated.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2015

Florida State University president John Thrasher. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Florida State’s President Really Had To Do That?

It’s as if this was straight from The Onion.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon. (Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Bernstein: A Week In Need Of News

The sports calendar, in the city and nationally, has come to a grinding halt for a few days.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2015

Bulls general manager Gar Forman, left, and coach Fred Hoiberg. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Bulls Keep Making Same Movie

The same cast of characters has returned — pass the popcorn!

CBS Chicago–07/10/2015

Cubs teammates Kris Bryant, left, and Anthony Rizzo congratulate one another. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Home Run Derby No Harm, But Still…

Joe Maddon initially didn’t want his guys partaking in the Derby, then changed his tune.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2015

Team USA celebrates after winning the Women's World Cup.     (Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Soccer Fans In A Better Place

There was no proselytizing this time, and that means many were simply enjoying the moment.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2015

White Sox executive vice president Kenny Williams. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: What Is Kenny Williams Doing?

Williams has confused matters and emasculated GM Rick Hahn in recent days.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon, left, general manager Jed Hoyer and president of baseball operations Theo Epstein. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Cubs Encountering High-Priced Trade Market

In preliminary talks, foes keep bringing up three names: Addison Russell, Kyle Schwarber and Jorge Soler.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon, left, general manager Jed Hoyer and president of baseball operations Theo Epstein. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Cubs Splurging Again On International Prospects

You don’t know the names, but the Cubs are taking advantage of a flawed system.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2015

Jimmy Butler, left, and Brandon Saad, right. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Two Leagues, Two Cap Realities

The NBA and NHL exist in entirely difference economic worlds.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2015

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