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first_imgZamort tore his ACL last Saturday in the team’s Red & White scrimmage, taking away more depth at the position. – / 38 Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Top Stories On Thursday, Williams flashed both sides of what has labeled him an intriguing but inconsistent option for head coach Bruce Arians.The 2016 third-round pick earned an illegal use of hands penalty and a pass interference as he got extended playing time in the 20-18 loss to the Dallas Cowboys in Canton, Ohio.But Williams finished his day with an interception on Dallas quarterback Kellen Moore, whose pass in the end zone targeting Noah Moore was picked off by the young Arizona corner. The pick came with 59 seconds left in the first half.Incredible INT by @azcardinals CB Brandon Williams! #AZvsDAL pic.twitter.com/R6MRUqtv1w— NFL (@NFL) August 4, 2017“That was a great play,” Arians told Paul Calvisi of 98.7 FM, Arizona’s Sports Station after the game. “He had just got the holding penalty and — Brandon will compete, especially when he’s playing bump-and-run. He loves playing bump-and-run, and we love to have him doing it. “That interception should really help (his confidence).”Williams finished with three tackles and two passes defensed before Arizona went deeper into the roster for the second half.Arizona’s cornerback battle after All-Pro starter Patrick Peterson has remained a concern throughout camp. Bethel had been healthy and the No. 2 option, but when he hyper-extended his knee, it was undrafted first-year pro Ronald Zamort who took the snaps with the first team ahead of Williams. 10 Comments   Share   The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelocenter_img With the starters resting Thursday in the Cardinals’ first preseason game of 2017 and presumed No. 2 corner Justin Bethel banged up over the past week, confidence in the position’s depth might have been hard to come by. The Cardinals adding vet Tramon Williams last week might ease some of the worry, but a big preseason from second-year cornerback Brandon Williams would certainly be a welcome addition, too. Cornerback Brandon Williams tracks receiver Larry Clark during a training camp practice Aug. 1. (Photo by Adam Green/Arizona Sports) Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retireslast_img read more

WatchTroubled SNCLavalin to net 325B after partial exit from 407 highway

first_img Recommended For YouFDA Approves OTEZLA® (apremilast) for the Treatment of Oral Ulcers Associated with Behçet’s DiseaseBlackRock CEO Larry Fink says ECB must buy equities to stimulate euro zoneU.S. to grant final approval to American Airlines-Qantas joint venture -sourcesU.S. oil drillers cut rigs for third week in a row -Baker HughesWall St slightly higher on Microsoft results, rate cut hopes Reddit Yadullah Hussain Comment Troubled SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. said it is selling a 10.01 per cent stake in Highway 407, a key artery in Ontario, to The Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System, or OMERS.The Montreal-based engineering firm, which is the subject of a political storm in Ottawa, said it expects to generate $3.25 billion from the sale. The company will retain a 6.76 per cent stake in the toll road. Cintra Global S.E., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spanish firm Ferrovial S.A., owns 43.23 per cent in Highway 407 ETR, while indirectly owned subsidiaries of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board owns 40 per cent.Neil Bruce, president and chief executive officer of SNC-Lavalin said in a statement that the asset that has been undervalued by the market for years.“Through this transaction, we are able to benefit from crystallizing some of this value, while retaining an interest in a successful Canadian infrastructure asset that we are proud to have helped build,” Bruce said in a statement.The company is under fire amid a fight between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s office and former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould, on whether the company should be offered a deferred prosecution agreement and avoid a criminal trial on allegations the company paid millions of dollars in bribes to obtain government contracts in Libya.The crisis has shaken the federal government.The 407 highway was seen as a significant asset that could bail out the company in a crunch situation. The embattled company that has faced separate setbacks from Canada’s diplomatic fallout in Saudi Arabia, and quality control issues in a mine in Chile, recently reorganized its business.Claude Lamoureux, former head of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board, told the Financial Post last month that the 407 provides a steady income stream that offsets lumpier revenue from other operations. Spinning it off would be easy, Lamoureux said, “but at the same time, it weakens SNC.”With a file from Barbara Shecter April 5, 20199:57 AM EDT Filed under News Twitter Facebookcenter_img More 13 Comments Troubled SNC-Lavalin to net $3.25B after partial exit from 407 highway The asset that has been undervalued by the market for years, says chief executive officer Neil Bruce Email Join the conversation → Share this storyTroubled SNC-Lavalin to net $3.25B after partial exit from 407 highway Tumblr Pinterest Google+ LinkedIn last_img read more