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 […]

Minnesota Vikings join the many NFL players helping kids get healthy

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Minnesota Vikings Everson Griffen and Kyle Rudolph are the latest in a long line of NFL players tackling the issue of children’s health.

The players (and plenty of kids) star in a new video released Tuesday as part of the NFL Play 60 Challenge, a nationwide in-school […]

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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, […]