Updated 7:40 PM Sunday, Oct. 4

The San Diego Chargers came out on top in Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns, with the final score: 30-27. Head Coach Mike McCoy and quarterback Philip Rivers gave a victory speech in their lockeroom afterwards, shown on the Charger’s website. “We’re a good football team,” said McCoy in the video. “We’ve just got to be more consistent on a daily basis. Not just on Sundays, but Monday through Sunday.”

The team joined in the leaguewide celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month against the Cleveland Browns at Qualcomm Stadium, including halftime performances by Mariachi Real de San Diego and Ballet Xochitl, a traditional ballet folklorico group. Mariachi Real de San Diego has performed at two Super Bowls, along with Baseball’s World Series and All-Star Game.

In addition to this, Fanny Miller, the president and CEO of El Latino Newspaper, received the NFL Hispanic Heritage Award during a pregame ceremony. Miller founded the newspaper in 1988 to serve the news and information needs of San Diego’s Hispanic community.

The newspaper conducts Celebrando, billed as the nation’s largest Latina conference in Spanish. A $2,000 donation to the recipient’s charity of choice accompanies the award. Miller chose WeSupportU, an area cancer support organization whose goals are to improve cancer prevention, screening and survival among underserved, low-income communities and to be the comprehensive link between healthcare providers, cancer patients and their families.

The national anthem was performed by the Mexican-American singer Frankie J, an original member of the group Kumbia Kings.

City News Service contributed to this article.

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