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.
LIV Golf clearly is sportswashing — now it's up to the public to take a stand
Donnovan Bennett
In a very golf way, everyone is trying to gauge which way the wind is blowing on the LIV Golf Invitational series to determine if the initial intensity of outrage will only be short-lived.
Instead of loading up on stars, Warriors, Celtics find another way to win
Donnovan Bennett
As Canada Soccer's presence grows, Iran debacle must serve as a cautionary tale
Donnovan Bennett
Canada Soccer has become a power in our country. But as that power grows, you have to be very careful with how you wield it. Following backlash from multiple corners, Canada Soccer had to cancel a friendly vs. Iran scheduled for next month.
Q&A: Brigette Lacquette on 'diversity, inclusion and equality' in hockey
Donnovan Bennett
As an NHL scout and Olympic hockey player, Brigette Lacquette is a modern-day hockey renaissance woman. Lacquette spoke to Donnovan Bennett about her role as a leader and role model for equity-seeking groups.
Q&A: Ryan Francis on Willie O'Ree Award, Mario Lemieux and Indigenous girls hockey
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Filling out a March Madness bracket this year? This cheat sheet can help.
Donnovan Bennett
If you’re looking for a cheat sheet to help inform your educated guesses, here are the key figures and stats you should keep in mind when filling out your bracket
The winners and losers of the blockbuster Russell Wilson trade
Donnovan Bennett
Russell Wilson was dealt to the Denver Broncos in one of the biggest trades in NFL history and, while the long-term winners and losers aren't yet clear, in the immediate aftermath, these parties came out on top.
Q&A: Greg Westlake on Paralympics prep, Gretzky comparisons and more
Donnovan Bennett
Canadian Sarah Burke's Olympic legacy continues on the slopes in Beijing
Donnovan Bennett
It's been just over a decade since Sarah Burke's tragic death. In that time, her influence on the Olympic world has only continued to grow through a new generation of athletes who she's inspired.