Northants head coach David Ripley says the relegated side's innings defeat by Durham was "embarrassing".
Chris Rushworth takes 15 wickets in a day - including a season's best 9-52 - as Durham thrash Northants by an innings.
Northants sign Leicestershire one-day captain Josh Cobb on a two-year deal with the option of a further year.
Scott Borthwick and Paul Collingwood hit tons as Durham took charge against Northants on day two at Chester-le-Street.
Bad light prevents any play on the opening day of Durham's home Championship game against relegated Northants.
Alex Wakely will replace Stephen Peters as Northants captain in the County Championship next season.
Warwickshire move up to second in the County Championship table with victory over Northants by an innings and 16 runs.
Teenager Sam Hain becomes the youngest man to hit a Championship double hundred for Warwickshire as they eye victory.
Sam Hain and Jonathan Trott both make tons as Warwickshire bat all day to reach 413-3 against Northants, a lead of 140.
Ollie Hannon-Dalby and Keith Barker both take four wickets as Warwickshire claim maximum bowling points against Northants.
Northants head coach David Ripley expects a continuous struggle for Division Two teams to establish in the top division.
Northants are relegated back to Division Two of the Championship after drawing with Somerset at Taunton.
Teenager Ben Duckett hits a maiden Championship century as Northants declare on 448-9 on day three against Somerset.
Somerset's Craig Overton takes three wickets but rain allows for only 29 overs on day two against Northants.
David Willey takes 4-64 as Northants bowl out Somerset for 314 on day one at Taunton, before reaching 39-0 at stumps.
Northants extend the loan spell of wicketkeeper Adam Rossington, keeping him at the club until the end of the season.
Northants fail to qualify for the One-Day Cup quarter-finals after a four-wicket defeat by already-through Essex.
Alex Hales scores his third Championship century of the season as Nottinghamshire beat Northants by five wickets.
Andrew Hall, Adam Rossington and Rob Keogh score half-centuries for Northants to hold up title-chasing Nottinghamshire.
Michael Lumb falls one run short of a century but helps Nottinghamshire to a 124-run lead over Northants on day two.