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.
Best of The Last Dance Episodes 9 and 10: Jordan leaves Bulls a winner
Donnovan Bennett
"The Last Dance" has come to a close at long last. Here's a look at the best quotes from the final two episodes of Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls documentary.
23 from No. 23: The best quotes from 'The Last Dance'
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Tom Brady backing justice for Ahmaud Arbery sends powerful message
Donnovan Bennett
A single signature may not seem like much, but football's greatest player using his fame in the name of Ahmaud Arbery is a massive stride for social justice.
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Snell's comments show lack of perspective during time of rapid change
Donnovan Bennett
While Blake Snell's concerns about player safety are understandable, it's unrealistic for the Rays ace to expect his full 2020 salary at a time that baseball's economics are very much in flux.
Shooting 'The Shot': Photographers on capturing Kawhi's buzzer-beater
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Best of The Last Dance Episodes 7 and 8: Jordan at the bat
Donnovan Bennett
In this week's episodes of “The Last Dance” Michael Jordan retires from basketball for a couple seasons to try his hand at baseball and upon his return to the NBA he shuts the "The Glove" up, winning his fourth championship.
Jordan can't escape legacy of 'Republicans buy sneakers, too' quote
Donnovan Bennett
No matter what side of the debate you fall on, Michael Jordan's infamous "Republicans buy sneakers too" quote will forever be part of his legacy.
Best of The Last Dance Episodes 5 and 6: Air Jordan rises
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'The Last Dance' isn't a referendum on Jordan vs. James
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Thanks to "The Last Dance," the Jordan vs. James debate have never burned brighter, but should they? Donnovan Bennett believes the two can't actually be compared.