Blogs and Commentary

Recent Posts by Stephen Berger

May 19, 2014
USL at the MCLAs: The Godekeraw Winners
On a beautiful night overlooking the Pacific, the MCLA named its Godekeraw winners on the eve of its championship double-header.

May 16, 2014
USL at the MCLAs: A Visit from Miss California USA
The semifinal action at Chapman last night was busy, including a visit from reigning Miss California USA Cassandra Kunze, on hand to preside over a ceremonial face-off.

May 13, 2014
USL at the MCLAs: Monday Morning Gameday
The action kicks off at the MCLA National Tournament - Stephen Berger checks in with his first update from the Division II action Monday morning.

May 13, 2014
USL at the MCLAs: Focusing On Sportsmanship
Sportsmanship is central for the USL crew out west at the MCLA National Tournament this week - and the teams participating have signed on.

May 11, 2014
USL Live from the MCLA National Tournament
The MCLA National Tournament is all week in Southern California, and US Lacrosse is on hand, with men's game director Stephen Berger checking in.

June 28, 2012
Berger: Back From Hiatus, All-Star Game Next
MLL all-star Stephen Berger has been busy with his day job at US Lacrosse and the MLL season. After a brief blog hiatus, he's back.

March 30, 2012
Bankin' On Berger: The Importance of Training
Dealing with injuries is tough, but how you overcome them, and how much you're willing to train, can tell you something about yourself, writes new Charlotte Hound and USL men's game director Stephen Berger.

March 7, 2012
Berger: Planes, Trains, Boats and Automobiles…
Bankin' on Berger is back with a recap of a busy start to 2012, starting with a two-night concert in New York and ending at Champion Challenge.

February 29, 2012
Bankin' On Berger: An Introduction to No. 13's Blog
New Charlotte Hound and US Lacrosse men's game manager Stephen Berger joins's regular blogroll. Get ready for it.

November 29, 2010
Berger Vlog: Seibald's Rainbow Buzzer Beater
Max Seibald draws praise from the crowd in this installment of "Berger on the Brink: Hawaii Five-O."

November 19, 2010
Video: How Smitty Lax Starts His Day in Hawaii
Part six of Stephen Berger's video blog starts with a splash by cousin Justin Smith, followed by a Wimmer warm-up.

November 15, 2010
Berger's Hawaii Vlog: Shooters on Scooters
Part three of Stephen Berger's video blog chronicles day one in Hawaii. The scenery includes a few weird Halloween costumes.

November 11, 2010
Video Blog: Berger's Basement and 'The Nest'
He's back. Flip-cam kid Stephen Berger takes us behind the scenes of Hawaii week in the return of "Berger on the Brink."

June 11, 2010
Berger Bytes: The Meaning of a Handshake
As a captain at WAC, Stephen Berger's sportsmanship often came under the microscope. Now he practices what he preaches.

March 16, 2010
Berger Bytes: Compete with Class; Honor the Game
Long Island Lizards star and US Lacrosse Men's Division Associate Stephen Berger wants your feedback on all things lax, safety and sportsmanship.

October 29, 2009
Berger on the Brink: Naps and Sweets
Studying the sleep habits of Peyser and Boyle, postin' with Rabil, dancing around dessert with Doc and, yeah, Spallina is still salty.

October 28, 2009
Berger on the Brink: All Rights Reserved
E-Mart talks about a nasty hit and Berger polls Team USA for what innovations players want to see, patents pending.

October 27, 2009
Berger on the Brink: Cribs and Game Day
Rabil and Berger go high class, Spallina is salty and Brooks recaps the U.S. training team's scrimmage against Navy.

October 26, 2009
Berger on the Brink: Rabil's Ride (Video)
LM rides shotgun with Stephen Berger and U.S. training team in Maryland in this video series. Check out Paul Rabil's whip.

June 13, 2009
Berger Cam: Team USA Tryouts Video Blog
Long Island Lizards midfielder Stephen Berger video blogs from the 2010 U.S. men's national team tryouts.