ST. LOUIS (AP) Funeral services are scheduled for Friday in St. Louis for NFL player Jerry Brown.
Brown was a St. Louis native who was a linebacker on the Dallas Cowboys practice squad. He died in a suspected drunken-driving accident on Saturday. Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent was the driver and is charged with intoxication manslaughter.
The Cowboys were holding a private memorial service Tuesday in Dallas, with Brown's family in attendance. Cowboys spokesman Rich Dalrymple says the team is not expected to attend the funeral in St. Louis.
The funeral is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday at Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis.
The Wizards released their 2018-19 five-game preseason schedule on Tuesday and it looks quite a bit like last year's did.
Once again, they will play the New York Knicks twice, once at home and once on the road. And once again, they will host the Guangzhou Long-Lions of the Chinese Basketball Association.
It all begins on Oct. 1 when the Wizards host the Knicks. Three of their five preseason games will be played at Capital One Arena.
Here is the full preseason schedule:
10/1 vs. Knicks
10/5 vs. Heat
10/8 at Knicks
10/10 at Pistons
10/12 vs. Guangzhou Long-Lions
The preseason schedule release comes on the heels of the full 82-game regular season reveal. That came out last week. You can see it here.
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Local artist Taylor Kampa has taken her love for the Washington Capitals and turned it into works of art.
You can find paintings done by Kampa of Alex Ovechkin, Tom Wilson, Nicklas Backstrom, T.J. Oshie, John Carlson and Braden Holtby on display at Circa Chinatown – a restaurant neighboring Capital One Arena – along with other D.C. celebrities.
A professional artist for the last decade, Kampa told NHL.com that the pictures were "passion projects," and took about eight hours to finish. She became a fan of the Caps after she began dating her now-husband back in 2009.
Her work has even caught the eye of The Great Eight. After posting a video to Instagram of her painting Ovechkin hoisting the Stanley Cup, the Conn Smythe Trophy winner liked and commented on it.
"I almost died," Kampa said.
"It has been amazing sharing something that I am excited about that resonates with the people in my city," Kampa said. "I've been painting these portraits for a long time, so it's awesome to have them seen by so many people."
Kampa will also create paintings for the Capitals foundation's annual Casino Night fundraiser next year.
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