CBS Chicago senior columnist & co-host of “Boers and Bernstein.”
Dan Bernstein has been the co-host of “Boers and Bernstein” since 1999. He joined the station as a reporter/anchor in 1995.
Named “Best Sports Talker” by Chicago Magazine, he is the city’s only three-category winner of the Achievement in Radio Award (Best Reporter, Best Play-by-Play and Best Talk Show).
His play-by-play experience includes five years calling DePaul basketball, and both radio and TV work for the Arena Football League’s Chicago Rush. He has appeared as a guest on MSNBC, CNN and other national television networks.
Before joining WSCR, he broadcast games for minor-league affiliates of the Kansas City Royals and Chicago Cubs, as well as the Raleigh Bullfrogs of the Global Basketball Association and the Rockford Lightning of the Continental Basketball Association.
Bernstein interned in the news department at WBBM-TV in Chicago and in the sports department of WTVD-TV in Raleigh/Durham, NC.
He is a Deerfield native and an honors graduate of Duke University, where he did four years of play-by-play for basketball and football and anchored “Duke SportsCenter” on Cable 13 TV.
He lives on the northwest side of Chicago with his wife and two children, and is actively involved in fundraising for such charities as Children’s Oncology Services, The Michael Rolfe Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research, Blind Services Association and others.
A more fictional though no less accurate discussion of potential players at the NFL Scouting Combine.
The NFL may be looking to relax and clarify the rules regarding excessive celebration, a positive move if handled right.
Baseball is a slow game, and commissioner Rob Manfred, in trying to give fans what he thinks they want, risks changing its very nature.
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny and Bills running back LeSean McCoy, an unlikely pairing, fight a losing battle against facts.
The Patriots will trade Jimmy Garoppolo if the price is right, but experts differ on his ability and market value.
National Signing Day, when high-schoolers pick college football programs, seems at odds with allegations in the latest Baylor lawsuit.
The Dominican Republic, home to about 200 MLB players, is the most dangerous place to drive in the Western Hemisphere.
The NHL will do away with all alternate jerseys next season while it changes its official manufacturer from Reebok to Adidas.
Minnesota fired football coach Tracy Claeys for publicly backing players who protested the school’s sexual assault investigation.
It’s not easy to envision another like Stan Van Gundy coming to the NBA again any time soon, or ever.