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Practice timeout for Lions: Benevides upset

Mike Benevides had to stop practice Wednesday for a moment. “They understood clearly how I was feeling,” ┬áthe Lions coach said (CP)

There were only two possibilities as to why Mike Benevides briefly called a halt to practice Wednesday and it was quick to eliminate the possibility that the coach of the Lions called his team together to throw figurative praise at them. 266 more words

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Glenn survives head shot; to start Saturday

Here’s why Khreem Smith of the Lions was named the CFL’s defensive player of the week after getting up close and personal one more time with Winnipeg quarterback Drew Willy during Saturday’s win (CP) 380 more words

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Best move could be no moves for Leos

Coach Mike Benevides indicated that high-flying receivers Shawn Gore and Kito Poblah will remain in the lineup even though each player only caught one pass in Winnipeg Saturday. 383 more words

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Three downs: Who saw Beck's 2 TD game coming?

One for the scrap-book, or make that two, as in the first two CFL sacks for Lions rookie DL David Menard (78). It was part of a 10-sack mauling as the Lions beat Winnipeg 28-23 Saturday (CP) 495 more words

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Trying times for B.C. Lions in 2014, but can clinch playoff spot vs. Blue Bombers

For all the injuries, for all their inconsistencies and shortcomings at times on offence, the B.C. Lions are one win away from the CFL playoffs. 618 more words


Three games to go, what lies in wait for the Lions: Province Sports Radio's The Fifth Quarter

A bye week.

Did you miss us? LU went to Vegas, saw no Lions and survived

He’s back, talking with Patrick Johnston and Jonathan McDonald about the Leos’ final three games of the 2014 season. 55 more words

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Lions not waiting to reset roster

There was a rare sighting of Travis Lulay (14) in practice gear Monday, but anyone not at work Tuesday, said┬áMike Benevides, won’t be in the lineup when the Lions resume their schedule in Winnipeg on the weekend (PNG/Arlen Redekop) 315 more words

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