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.
NFL Free Agency: Best moves and biggest head-scratchers
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We're less than a week into the new league year, but NFL free agency has mostly come and gone. Here's some of our favourite moves, and some we didn't love.
How to fill out your NCAA March Madness bracket
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Westbrook and NBA players deserve respect from fans, NBA's protection
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Black History Month T-shirts and PSA's are easy and obvious. Real support of the league's black players requires a nuanced approach to situations like the one we saw in Utah. In a world becoming more vitriolic, the NBA's ruling on Tuesday was a first step.
Raptors Takeaways: Dreadful defence highlights no-show in Cleveland
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One day after one of their best performances of the season, the Toronto Raptors followed it up with one of their worst.
Q&A: Canadian baseball prospect Caitlin Tomotsugu takes part in MLB Grit
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Q&A: John Smoltz on Stroman, Guerrero Jr. and playing golf
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Hall of Fame pitcher and TV analyst John Smoltz spoke to Sportsnet's Donnovan Bennett about Marcus Stroman, the Blue Jays' rebuild and golf in this wide-ranging Q&A.
Vivek Ranadivé Q&A: On Kings, NBA's social responsibility, Vince Carter
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Born in Mumbai, India, Ranadivé came to North America as an immigrant with $50. Now he’s a billionaire with a success story so unlikely he’s featured in literature by Malcolm Gladwell.
Randy Ambrosie on CFL 2.0: 'Why would CFL take back seat to anybody?'
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NBA All-Star Game Takeaways: Durant leads big Team LeBron comeback
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After having to come back from as many as 20 points, Team LeBron out lasted Team Giannis, 178-164, to win the NBA All-Star game. Here are some takeaways from the game.