Donnovan Bennett
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Donnovan (D.J.) Bennett’s many roles with Sportsnet include being a feature host, producer and radio host. A member of the Sportsnet team since 2013, Bennett’s work often touches on the intersections between sports and race, politics, gender and pop culture. Previously nominated for both a Gemini and Digital Publishing Award, Bennett has made a name for himself by telling stories on multiple platforms. In addition to his role as a writer, Bennett hosts videos for Sportsnet’s social media platforms and on radio as a co-host of Free Association, Sportsnet’s NBA podcast.
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Durant, NBA miss mark in aftermath of leaked Rapaport exchange
Donnovan Bennett
The response, or lack thereof, to the homophobic language used by Kevin Durant in a private exchange with actor Michael Rapaport is a missed opportunity on a matter that’s too important to just hope it goes away with a non-apologetic apology.
NBA continues to lead way in fashion with assist from Canada Goose
Donnovan Bennett
Toronto Raptors making fashion statement for Black lives
Donnovan Bennett
From the NBA bubble and beyond, the Raptors have chosen to make human rights statements while making fashion statements. With the team releasing a Black Lives Matter collection supporting Black charities and community efforts, Donnovan Bennett spoke to the Raptors' John Wiggins about how it came together, why it came together and what’s next.
Super Bowl LV: A comprehensive ranking of the top 25 commercials
Donnovan Bennett
Super Bowl LV is in the books, and that means it’s time to re-live the best commercials from the big game.
Q&A: Brent Burns on acting in Vikings, playing in NHL amid pandemic
Donnovan Bennett
7 major takeaways from part 2 of HBO's Tiger Woods documentary
Donnovan Bennett
Part one of HBO's Tiger Woods documentary, Tiger, takes you through the rise of a golf phenom and sets you up for his eventual fall. Here are the seven biggest takeaways from the first of two instalments.
9 major takeaways from HBO’s new Tiger Woods documentary
Donnovan Bennett
Here are the biggest takeaways from the first instalment of Tiger, HBO's two-part documentary on golf great Tiger Woods.
Curry silencing doubters with MVP-level play ahead of tilt vs. Raptors
Donnovan Bennett
Q&A: Andre De Grasse on what he learned in 2020, what he expects in 2021
Donnovan Bennett
Andre De Grasse found himself with some free time when the Tokyo Games were canceled. We talked to him about how he filled it and his hopes for 2021.