American Heart Association

Minnesota Vikings star receiver Stefon Diggs honors father, grandmother with custom cleats

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

When Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs laces up for Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons, he’ll be paying tribute to his dad, who died from heart disease when Diggs was 14.

Aron Diggs never saw his son play high school football, but he nurtured his […]

NFL players pay tribute to loved ones, AHA through the shoes they choose

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Editor’s Note: The 7th paragraph was recast on Dec. 7, 2016, to correct the NFL players who wore AHA-related cleats.

When Daren Bates of the Oakland Raiders had the chance to design special shoes for the National Football League’s “My Cause My Cleats” campaign this week, […]

Cardiovascular issues sideline two NFL coaches

The health problems of two NFL coaches highlight the importance of taking care of yourself, especially in high-stress jobs.

Denver Broncos coach John Fox had heart surgery Saturday and Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak collapsed Sunday night after having a transient ischemic attack, also known as a mini-stroke or a TIA.

The job of […]