St. Louis (AP) Denver Broncos running back Damien Nash is
remembered Monday by friends and family at the friendly temple
missionary baptist church in St. Louis.
More than one-thousand people gathered at Nash's funeral,
including his teammates from the Denver Broncos and University of
Missouri tigers. Broncos coach Mike Shanahan spoke at the funeral.
Nash died February 24th, soon after a charity basketball game he
hosted in north St. Louis county. He was 24. Final autopsy results
are not expected for several weeks.
Nash collapsed in his suburban St. Louis home after returning
from the game to benefit the Darris Nash find a heart foundation.
The organization raises money for heart transplant research. Nash's
25-year-old older brother underwent a heart transplant last year.