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West Indies Cricket Boards chief executive Michael Muirhead will step down from his position after a four-year stint in the role. Wholesale NFL Jerseys . Muirheads contract was up for renewal on October 14, but he has opted to quit the WICB.Muirhead, who had replaced Ernest Hilaire the WICB CEO in 2012, said he had helped the board turn its finances around.I came in at a time when the state of finances at the board were in deficit and in my brief tenure I have managed to turn around and will be leaving with a surplus, Muirhead told ESPNcricinfo.With a banking and marketing background, Muirhead was focused on the numbers and the money element and worked in close association with WICB president Dave Cameron.Although Muirhead counts as having contributed to West Indies two World T20 wins, his tenure, along with Camerons, will be remembered for their run-ins with senior West Indies players over issues like the pay disputes and selection. A dispute related to payment structure between the players, the WICB and the West Indies Players Assocation resulted in the team pulling out of their tour of India in October 2014. The board faced a crisis before this years World T20 in India after the players appeared to collectively reject the contracts offered by the WICB due to what they perceived as huge financial reductions. Following West Indies title win, Darren Sammy and a few other senior players had criticised the WICB, and were reprimanded by the ICC after the tournament.Muirhead agreed the chasm between the board and the players has been always there, but the divide is steadily being bridged. He pointed out that when he entered the WICB, there was constant strife between the board and the West Indies Players Association (WIPA).When I came in it was extremely hostile between us and the players association. We were in court regularly, he said. There was judgement and arbitration against us. I think I played a more conciliatory role instead of being antagonistic to the point that we have not had petitions against us. Our legal fees have gone down significantly. And we have a good relationship with the union (WIPA).Before the two-match T20I series against India in Florida, WIPA and the WICB hosted a symposium where players and administrators met in an effort to resolve longstanding disputes. A lot of players were able to speak quite frankly. The lines of communication are now re-opened, Muirhead said. Cheap Stitched NFL Jerseys . John Tavares, Thomas Vanek and Kyle Okposo were also being counted on to slow down sizzling Rangers forward Rick Nash. That plan didnt go so well early. Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic . -- The Sacramento Kings are set to become the first major professional sports franchise to accept Bitcoin virtual currency for ticket and merchandise purchases. http://www.wholesalechinanflcheapjerseys.com/ . Jon Montgomerys gold medal in skeleton at the Whistler Sliding Centre and his subsequent auctioning off of a pitcher of beer in the village square elevated him to folk-hero status. SAN JOSE, Calif. -- All it took was an overtime power play for the San Jose Sharks to change a frustrating pattern this season against the Arizona Coyotes.Brent Burns scored a power-play goal 19 seconds into overtime and the Sharks avenged a pair of one-goal losses to the Coyotes earlier this month with a 2-1 victory on Tuesday night.After losing twice in Arizona despite a decided advantage in shots, San Jose came out on top this time.I thought we deserved the win, coach Peter DeBoer said. We worked hard enough for the win. We stuck with it. I liked our composure tonight. It would have been easy at different points to get frustrated or get impatient. Thats what they wait for. But we didnt. It took us more than 60 minutes but we found a way.Chris Tierney also scored and Martin Jones made 18 saves. San Jose won four of five games on the homestand and improved to 8-3 overall at the Shark Tank this season.Max Domi scored the lone goal for the Coyotes, who lost their fifth straight in San Jose. Mike Smith made 40 saves but had no chance on Burns one-timer in overtime.Martin Hanzal was called for high-sticking Melker Karlsson with 0.3 seconds left in regulation and the Sharks did not take long to capitalize in the extra period.San Jose set up quickly in the offensive zone after Logan Couture carried the puck in. Joe Pavelski then fed Burns at the top of the faceoff circle for the big shot that beat Smith for his ninth goal of the season.Cooch made a great play on the entry, had good poise with the puck, brought that guy in and reversed it back, set it up and Pav just made a great play coming around the top, Burns said.Coyotes coach Dave Tippett was upset about the penalty.That power play shouldnt have been at the end, he said. It was a hand pass that wasnt called and they give Hanzal a penaltty. Cheap China Jerseys. . Thats the way the breaks go sometimes.The Coyotes jumped on top midway through the second when Domi took a cross-ice pass from Radim Vrbata and beat Jones with a shot to the short side for his fourth goal of the season.Alex Goligoski then hit a goalpost on the following shift for Arizona and the Coyotes couldnt get anything else past Jones.Smitty played great but we have to find a way to get our offense going outside of our zone a lot faster, Domi said. That would make easier to get some chances.San Jose found its stride again and tied the game late in the period when Tierney skated out from the corner and jammed a puck past Smith from in close.Thats what we were kind of preaching a little bit, that it was going to be a dirty goal, Tierney said. He was kind of seeing everything and he was on his game like he has been the last couple times we played them.Both teams came close in a scoreless first period. Patrick Marleau appeared to strike first for San Jose with a wicked backhander only to have the goal waved off for offside after a replay review.A few minutes later, Hanzal tipped a shot from Vrbata on the power and the puck deflected off both posts and rolled along the goal line before being cleared by Marc-Edouard Vlasic.Game notes Coyotes D Oliver Ekman-Larsson left the game after the second period with an upper-body injury. ... Mikkel Boedker got his first assist of the season on Tierneys goal, ending a 12-game points drought. ... Karlsson returned to the Sharks lineup for the first time since Nov. 12 after being sidelined by a lower-body injury.UP NEXTCoyotes: Host the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday.Sharks: Visit Los Angeles on Wednesday. ' ' '
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