Peter Berkes

Newsdesk Contributor

I am a news desk contributor for SBNation.com. I live in Rochester, New York, and have a business degree from SUNY Geneseo and a law degree from the University of Buffalo. I root for the Bills, Sabres, Penn State, and the Seattle Supersonics, and at this point it's pretty amazing that I still like sports.


Falcons defense masking coverage to great effect

The Falcons are leading the league in interceptions, and have gotten there by effectively masking their coverage in the secondary.

Hawks face tough schedule this week

The Hawks will face the Thunder on the second night of a back-to-back this Wednesday, one day after playing the Wizards in Washington. Here's a full look at this week's NBA schedule.

Hawks stumble against Warriors over the weekend

The Hawks falling to the Warriors, the return of Ricky Rubio, and the end of the Grizzlies' losing streak highlight this weekend's NBA action.

Hawks slip in latest SB Nation NBA power rankings

Two high profile losses in the past week means the Atlanta Hawks slipped from seventh to eighth in the latest SB Nation NBA power rankings.

Falcons still fighting for home field, 1st rd. bye

The Packers and 49ers didn't cooperate with the Falcons on Sunday, but Atlanta can clinch the number one seed in the NFC with a win vs. Detroit this week.

Georgia Southern upsets Virginia Tech on the road

The Eagles upset the Hokies in Blacksburg, giving them their first home loss of the season.

Hawks host Warriors in matchup of two hot teams

The Hawks and Warriors are two of the hottest teams in the NBA, and they'll get together for a good one on Saturday night in Atlanta.

Jones, Ogletree projected as 1st round draft picks


The pair of Georgia linebackers are projected to go in the top 20 by ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay.

McShay projects Stanford TE Zach Ertz to Falcons


ESPN's Todd McShay's first mock draft has the Falcons taking Stanford tight end Zach Ertz to replace the retiring Tony Gonzalez.

Roddy White will be game-time decision vs. Giants

The Falcons wide receiver missed practice on Thursday with a knee injury, and his status for Sunday against the Giants is up in the air.

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