Veteran sports anchor Don Shane retired from WXYZ (Channel 7) in Detroit after 23 years with the station.
After more than 38 years interviewing sports celebrities and covering every major sporting event from the Super Bowl to the NBA finals, 7 ACTION NEWS Sports Director Don Shane will retire from WXYZ in March.
Before joining WXYZ-TV in 1989, Shane worked at WBZ-TV in Boston, WMAQ-TV in Chicago and WDIV-TV in Detroit. He has received numerous awards for his reporting including 23 Michigan Emmy Awards, a best sports anchor honor, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Silver Circle Award, as well as awards from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters and the Associated Press. During his sports career in Detroit, he also served as the play-by-play announcer for Michigan State University, the University of Michigan, and the Detroit Pistons.