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Published October 14, 1997
CABLE DEAL: In MI, MSO Media One reached a deal with Fox Sports Net, allowing its 400,000+ Detroit-area customers to receive the network. Media One was among the only cable systems in MI without a deal with Fox (DETROIT NEWS, 10/11). BOOKS: In Sunday's N.Y. TIMES Book Review, Bruce McCall reviewed "The Franchise: A History of Sports Illustrated Magazine." McCall: "'The Franchise' has a little something for almost everybody. ... The aspiring journalist will get fair early warning on the value of growing a thick skin. The S.I. fan will learn everything that he or she ever wanted to know about the magazine" (N.Y. TIMES, 10/12). RIDERS ON THE STORM: MSNBC's Keith Olbermann will co- host NBC's World Series pregame shows starting this weekend and will join Hannah Storm in the studio (Mult., 10/13).