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(Video) Dan Shane Will Retire From Channel 7

Interesting news from Channel 7 in Detroit today, Sports Anchor Don Shane is calling it quits from the TV station he has called home for more than 26 years.

Shane came to Detroit when I was 18; he was a fixture on the Detroit sports scene for many years and his professionalism and class will be missed.

When WDFN went on the air in 1994, instead of making fun of the new station and format, Shane was classy and always helpful to the young members of the radio station.  Unlike many of his piers Don was actually helpful and friendly to all of the inexperienced WDFN staff.  He was a class guy all the time.

When Michigan won the 1997 National Football Championship in Pasadena the next morning I ran into Don at Lloyd Carr’s press conference and he was extremely helpful to a guy who had never be...

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Local Detroit TV Anchor run over by Michigan QB

WXYZ-TV Sports Anchor Don Shane got rolled by Michigan QB Tate Forcier on the sidelines during Michigan’s 67-65 win over Illinois on Saturday.  Shane is fine, but he required 4 stitches in his lip to close a wound that was opened during the collision.  Here is the video of Shane interviewing the guy who rolled him after the game.

 


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