Author: Robin M Adams

Robin M Adams is an author, journalist, and writer of significant sports-related articles. Robin is also the co-owner of Wisconsin Sports Heroics, a sports news website that covers Wisconsin sports. He covers all things Wisconsin sports, but mostly the Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Bucks, and Milwaukee Brewers.

Top Position Prospect #1- Brice Turang Brice Turang is an infield prospect currently assigned to the Brewers’ AAA affiliate. He was selected 21st overall by the Brewers in the 2018 amateur draft. Turang split the 2018 season between Rookie Level affiliates of the Brewes. He started out for the AZL Brewers, but was soon promoted to Helena. Between the two clubs, Turang hit .283/.396/.352 with one home run and 18 RBI. In 2019, Turang played for the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers before being promoted to Carolina and A+ level ball. Between the two blubs, Turang hit .256/.367/340 with three home runs…

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The NBA’s Board of Governors has voted to approve the NBA’s 22-team proposal to restart the 2019-2020 season. The 22 teams will finish the season at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. Automatically included are the top 16 teams from each conference. Five Western Conference teams and one Eastern Conference team will join them. New Orleans, Portland, San Antonio, Phoenix, Sacramento, and Washington are the reported teams currently outside of the playoff picture who will join. In addition, there will be a play-in tournament for the final eighth seeds in the playoffs. Teams will report to Disney in…

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Wisconsin has quietly built up quite the history of great professional athletes. Between the Bucks, Brewers, and Packers, a plethora of high-profile athletes have spent any number of years in the great state of Wisconsin. In this series, we will take a look at the best players to wear each jersey number. In this edition, we are looking at the best players who wore numbers 11 through 15. Number 11- Richie Sexson: Milwaukee Brewers (2000-2003) Richie Sexson spent a brief three and a half seasons with the Brewers. However, in that time he smashed 133 home runs, hitting 45 home…

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Do you know who holds the Brewers’ record for career batting average with the team? It is not Robin Yount. Nor is it Paul Molitor. It isn’t even Cecil Cooper, who hit over .300 seven years in a row. With a .307 career average as a Brewer, Jeff Cirillo has the highest batting average in team history. In this edition of Brewers Past and Present, we will look at the career of one of the most underrated players in team history: Jeff Cirillo. Cirillo’s Minor League Career Jeff Cirillo was originally drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 37th round…

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Major League Baseball has rejected the Players’ Union’s proposal for a 114-game season. In addition, the League has announced that it will not offer a counter offer. Major League Baseball owners initially put an offer on the table for a 82-game season. The proposal included a universal DH and major pay cuts for the players. The owners desired to begin play at the beginning of July. The Union rejected the proposal and counted with one of its own. They proposed a 114-game season and that players would have the right to opt out of playing if they did not feel…

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There has rarely been a seven-year stretch in Brewers’ history that can rival Cecil Cooper’s from 1977-1983. In his 11 seasons as a Brewer, Coop was a fan favorite and ranks highly in several offensive categories in team history. In this edition of Brewers Past and Present, we spotlight the career of arguably the best first baseman in team history. Early Years in Boston Cecil Cooper was originally drafted by the Boston Red Sox in 1968. He did well in the minor leagues, but first base was a sort of log jam for the Red Sox at the time. Carl…

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Wisconsin has quietly built up quite the history of great professional athletes. Between the Bucks, Brewers, and Packers, a plethora of high-profile athletes have spent any number of years in the great state of Wisconsin. In this series, we will take a look at the best players to wear each jersey number. In this first edition, we are looking at the best players who wore numbers six through ten. Number 6- Lorenzo Cain: Milwaukee Brewers (2010, 2018-Present) The Brewers drafted Lorenzo Cain in the 17th round of the 2004 amateur draft. He made his Major League debut with the Brewers…

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There are few professional teams in any sport that can boast a history as rich as that of the Green Bay Packers. In over 100 years, the Packers have had some of the best players to ever play the game spend some, if not all, of their careers in Green Bay. In his series, we will spotlight the best players to ever don the Green and Gold. This first publishing highlights the career of the Minster of Defense, Reggie White. College and the USFL Reggie White played his college ball at the University of Tennessee. During his four years, White…

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The Milwaukee Brewers have confirmed that one individual illegally gained access to Miller Park this morning. The break-in is believed to have happened around 7:00 AM. The individual was able to make his or her way down to Miller Park’s playing field. Once there, they did minor damage to the playing surface, according to officials. The individual was apprehended by law enforcement shortly after and is currently in custody. No motive has been released and the investigation is on-going. Follow me on Twitter at @MrAdams88 and follow us @OTHWisconsin for more great content. Also, be sure to check out the Overtime Heroics Forums page to join…

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Paul Molitor is one of the most recognized names in Milwaukee sports. His number four hangs forever in Miller Park as a reminder of his greatness. In this edition of Brewers Past and Present, we will look at the Hall of Fame career of one of the best hitters in not only Brewers’ history, but baseball history as well. The Draft and the Minors Paul Molitor was first drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 28th round of the 1974 amateur draft. However, he chose not to sign. He was later drafted by the Brewers with the third overall…

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