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3 Stories: College Walk-Ons, Loving Duke, Cousins' Contract07:51
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Duke basketball is one of the most divisive teams in sports. Which side do you fall on? (Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)MoreCloseclosemore
Duke basketball is one of the most divisive teams in sports. Which side do you fall on? (Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

In an article from The Undefeated this week, Jesse Washington examines why the population of walk-on basketball players at Division I colleges is predominately white.

Washington writes:

"After discussing the issue with players, coaches and observers, I believe some of the same economic, social and cultural forces that make basketball a predominantly black sport affect the walk-on population, but in reverse."

Bill Littlefield wonders how schools can change this.

Also, Duke is among the most unanimously disliked teams in college basketball. But among the sea of haters are those willing to stand up for Coach K and Blue Devils — Charlotte Wilder among them. She makes the case for loving Duke.

And with NFL free agency underway, quarterback Kirk Cousins signed a record-breaking, fully guaranteed three-year deal with the Minnesota Vikings worth around $86 million. As Kevin Clark writes, the NFL "abhors giving out guaranteed deals, even to its biggest stars." So what does it mean for the league?

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This segment aired on March 17, 2018.

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