Chris Rushworth came agonisingly close to claiming 10 wickets in an innings as Durham crushed poor Northamptonshire.
Josh Cobb has become the latest player to leave Leicestershire after he signed a two-year contract with Northants.
Middlesex were reduced to 64-7 in reply to Somerset's first-innings 523-9 declared on day two at Taunton.
Craig Kieswetter marked his return to action by digging Somerset out of a hole on day one against Middlesex.
Alex Wakely is to replace Stephen Peters as captain of relegated Northamptonshire next season.
Yorkshire clinched their first County Championship title since 2001 after wrapping up an emphatic victory over Notts.
Yorkshire will go into the final day against Nottinghamshire needing five more wickets to clinch the Division One title.
Yorkshire took a major step towards claiming the Division One title while Jonathan Trott starred for Warwickshire.
Yorkshire took a giant stride towards securing the LV= County Championship title on day one against Nottinghamshire.
Adil Rashid took 5-117 as Yorkshire completed a vital innings and 18-run victory over Lancashire at Old Trafford.
Yorkshire moved into a commanding lead against Lancashire as Paul Collingwood and Durham defied Nottinghamshire.
Yorkshire bowled Lancashire out for 278 in the Roses clash, while Nottinghamshire were left in trouble against Durham.
Former captain Andrew Hall and all-rounder Matt Spriegel will be released by Northamptonshire at the end of the season.
Derbyshire's home victory over Gloucestershire saw them qualify for the quarter-finals of the Royal London One-Day Cup.
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Yorkshire beat Sussex by nine wickets at Scarborough to move six points clear at the top of the LV= County Championship.
Paul Horton's 114 and Ashwell Prince's unbeaten half-century helped Lancashire make a spirited response to Durham's 340.
Essex opener Tom Westley and Ryan ten Doeschate plundered centuries to help their side beat Yorkshire by five wickets.
Yorkshire Vikings took control of Group A in the Royal London Cup with a three-wicket victory over Leicestershire Foxes.
Full-on Yorkshire are the pride of the County Championship, says David Lloyd, and deservedly so.