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Photo detracts from Duke's image

Updated: October 18, 2013, 2:48 PM ET
By Scoop Jackson | ESPN.com

How many words is a picture worth? One thousand? Two thousand? More?

Well, what number of words are we to take from the image of members of the Duke men's basketball team holding and posing with assault weapons?

Four thousand words? Five thousand? A New York Times Sunday magazine cover piece?

Now, first off, it's not as bad as it sounds, because the guns were fake. But still, what message is being sent by the image of five young (black) men posing with guns, and what ...

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