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BC Lions Fire Head Coach Mike Benevides

BC Lions Fire Head Coach Mike Benevides

The B.C. Lions have fired head coach Mike Benevides effective immediately.

The Lions finished the season with a 9-9 record. The team lost their last two games of the regular season with a combined score of 70-19.

This past Sunday, the Lions suffered a humiliating loss of 50-17 by Montreal in the CFL East Division semifinal. The Lions began the season with high hopes of playing in the Grey Cup, in which Vancouver will host.

Mike Benevides was hired after the B.C. Lions won the Grey Cup in 2011 and served the team nearly 3 years.

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