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 need to improve against the run

The Panthers almost rushed for 200 yards for the second time this season against the Atlanta Falcons, and the team will need to improve its rush defense if they want to go deep in the playoffs.

Georgia Southern kicking job up for grabs vs. NDSU

The Eagles haven't successfully kicked a field goal since October, and the coaching staff will go with the hottest hand in practice this week for their FCS playoff quarterfinal against North Dakota...

Georgia Southern faces tough North Dakota St. D


Georgia Southern faces North Dakota State in the FCS playoff quarterfinals on Friday, and will go against an NDSU defense that hasn't given up a playoff touchdown since they faced the Eagles last...

Hawks recall rookie Mike Scott from D-League


The Atlanta Hawks have recalled rookie forward Mike Scott from Bakersfield of the NBA D-League, one day after he went off for 21 points and 10 rebounds against Reno.

Hawks pick up pair of wins over the weekend

The Hawks won both games in a weekend back-to-back on Friday and Saturday, including a huge win in Memphis against the Grizzlies. Here's the full breakdown of this weekend's NBA action.

Hawks have 3 games in 4 nights ahead

The Atlanta Hawks have a busy week ahead of them, where they will play three Southeast Division rivals in four nights.

Murray, Jones collect UGA football honors

Aaron Murray and Jarvis Jones collected numerous honors at the Georgia football banquet over the weekend.

UGA could still have nation's #1 recruiting class

If the Bulldogs are able to land the four high level recruits they're chasing, they will have the nation's number one rated recruiting class for 2013.

Georgia Tech assistant away from team due to DUI

Georgia Tech basketball assistant Josh Postorino will be away from the team indefinitely after being arrested for a DUI last week.

Ron Hunter not happy with first half effort

Georgia State head coach Ron Hunter said the team will need to improve on the first half effort they put forth against Southern Poly, but was happy with the way the team played defense in the...

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