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Rams NT Michael Brockers, on all that went on this weekend: "What (0:23)
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Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Rams NT Michael Brockers, on all that went on this weekend: "What I really want to do is just play football."

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Rams OLB Robert Quinn, when asked if he wants teammates to join him in silent protest during the anthem: "I've been doing it by myself for this long. Is it great to have? Yes. But I'm not doing this for a show. It's a message to be sent. ... I'm not trying to make it a distraction. If you believe in something, I shouldn't have to bring it up to you. At the end of the day, I'm just going to continue to do what I've been doing and go about my business."

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Rams ILB Alec Ogletree admits, "I don't think I really understood the magnitude of the situation when it first came about. So it was kind of hard for me to go either way on it. Given what just happened, for me personally, definitely drives me to want to be more involved in the movement."

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Andrew Whitworth had a best friend who died in Iraq. A tattoo of his gravestone takes up his entire back. But he doesn't necessarily see kneeling as a sign of disrespect for those who fought. Here's his answer ...

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Magic 'couldn't believe' President Trump's comments (3:08)
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Rams DB Davis defends his play vs. Pryor

After Redskins receiver Terrelle Pryor called out Rams safety Cody Davis on Twitter last week for what he believed was a low hit during their Sept. 17 meeting, Davis sent Pryor a direct message but never heard back.

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Whitworth hopes we can find unity in each other (1:00)
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Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Rams LT Andrew Whitworth called Donald Trump's comments "immature and unnecessary." "Leadership," he said, "is a position where you want to create the opportunity to inspire people to walk along beside you, not listen to what you say."

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Rams S Cody Davis sent Redskins WR Terrelle Pryor a direct message, after Pryor lashed out to Davis for going at his knees. Davis wished him a speedy recovery, but never heard back. Asked if he was surprised Pryor had an issue, Davis said: "I thought it could've been handled differently. He could've found me after the game, or direct messaged me or something. I don't know if he had a complaint against the NFL about how the rules are written or just trying to drag me into a spectacle, but I respect him and respect his opinion. It's football. We're going to go out there and play. I wasn't intending anything dirty."

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Rams defensive lineman Ethan Westbrooks, on his arrest over the weekend: "Its just a bad situation." Westbrooks, arrested for allegedly driving around with a stolen handgun in Kern County on Friday night, said Sean McVay spoke to him and told him the organization is supportive. Asked if he would play Sunday, Westbrooks said: "It's been normal so far. As far as Sunday, I honestly can't tell you."

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

The Lakers unveiled their new training center today before the start of training camp.

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Love leads the way among Pac-12 standouts

Bryce Love's dominant performance Saturday night against UCLA secured him honors on offense. USC's Jack Jones got the defensive nod with a pair of interceptions, while Arizona State's Brandon Ruiz claimed a spot on special teams with about as perfect a game as a kicker can have.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Magic Johnson added it's not his job to watch over or worry about what LaVar Ball says or does. Magic also has no concerns over Lonzo Ball's off the court activities like the Facebook show.

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Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Magic Johnson added it's not his job to watch over or worry about what LaVar Ball says or does. Magic also has no concerns over Lonzo Ball's off the court activities like the Facebook show.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Magic Johnson said he has no concerns over LaVar Ball being outspoken. Says like with Lonzo, his office is always open to LaVar. The two have spoken often and Magic credits LaVar being a great parent and how much he loves his family.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

USC CB Jack Jones was named the Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week after intercepting two passes in a 30-20 win against Cal on Saturday.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Lonzo Ball says he will be wearing his Big Baller Brand shoes for sure in the season opener. Says he may still take the approach he had during summer league and wear other brands at times this season. Ball hasn't decided on that yet.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Clipper Darrell doing some not so undercover work for the Lakers' crosstown rival.

Ryan McGee ESPN Senior Writer 

WSU running back Jamal Morrow, a SoCal native, is excited - but promises not over-excited - for USC on Friday night. He says he grew up more of a UCLA fan, but admits that, like most kids his age in his hometown, he idolized USC great Reggie Bush.