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Court clears way for ban of Cow­boys’ El­liott A fed­eral ap­peals court has lifted an in­junc­tion that blocked a six-game sus­pen­sion for Dal­las Cow­boys star Ezekiel El­liott, clear­ing the way for the NFL’S pun­ish­ment over do­mes­tic vi­o­lence al­le­ga­tions and likely lead­ing to the run­ning back’s le­gal team seek­ing fur­ther re­lief. Lawler and dos An­jos to square off in Win­nipeg For­mer cham­pi­ons Rob­bie Lawler and Rafael dos An­jos will meet in the main event of UFC Fight Night on Dec. 16 at Win­nipeg’s Bell MTS Place. Lawler, a for­mer wel­ter­weight champ and cur­rent No. 1 con­tender, will take a 28-11 record with one no con­test into the fight. Dos An­jos (27-9) is a for­mer light­weight champ. Cana­di­ens place Streit on waivers Vet­eran de­fence­man Mark Streit is sud­denly the odd-man out in the Mon­treal Cana­di­ens’ on­go­ing blue line shuffle. The Cana­di­ens placed the 39-year-old on waivers Thurs­day three months af­ter sign­ing him to a one-year, $700,000 con­tract. Streit won a Stan­ley Cup with Pitts­burgh last sea­son.

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