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.


All 3 FL teams in bottom half of power rankinings

The Dolphins, Bucs and Jaguars are all in the bottom half of the newest SB Nation NFL power rankings.

Heat looking to settle score vs. Wizards

The Heat fell to the Wizards earlier this month for probably their most embarrassing loss of the season, and will try to even the score on Saturday night at home.


UCF using extra time to prepare for Ball State

The time between the regular season and bowl game has given UCF plenty of time to prepare for their opponent in the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl, the Ball State Cardinals.

University of Miami DB arrested for theft

Hurricanes defensive back Thomas Finnie has been arrested for stealing a laptop from a dorm, and has been suspended from the team.

FSU recruiting could be boosted by Orange Bowl

Florida State's recruiting efforts could be boosted by their appearance in the Orange Bowl on New Year's Day, their second game in Miami this season.

Vincent Jackson looking like good signing for Bucs

The Buccaneers shelled out big money for Vincent Jackson in the offseason, and so far the star wideout has delivered in Tampa.

Bucs' close game struggles have hurt them

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have struggled to close out games this season, and their inability to do so may just cost them a playoff spot.

Teddy Purcell describes NHL lockout as "hopeless"

Lightning right winger Teddy Purcell didn't pull any punches when he spoke on Monday, describing the state of the NHL lockout as "hopeless."

Heat host Hawks and Warriors this week

The Miami Heat have a couple of tough matchups this week, as they'll play host to the Atlanta Hawks and Golden State Warriors.

Franklin Templeton Shootout purse distribution

Kenny Perry and Sean O'Hair will each go home with an extra $375,000 for winning the Franklin Templeton Shootout. Here's how the $3 million purse was distributed to the field.

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