WASHINGTON REDSKINS-Re-signed RB Tim Hightower.
National Hockey League
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Signed coach Todd Richards to a two-year contract.
WASHINGTON CAPITALS-Fired coach Dale Hunter.
Major League Soccer
TORONTO FC-Promoted Jim Brennan to assistant coach and Bob de Klerk to technical manager.
NYRA-Named Ellen McClain president and Kenneth Handal secretary.
ARKANSAS-Released freshman WR Kane Whitehurst from his scholarship.
MOREHEAD STATE-Named Sean Woods men's basketball coach.
MCMURRY-Named Chris Beard men's basketball head coach.
SETON HALL-Announced men's freshman basketball G Sterling Gibbs has transferred from Texas.
TEXAS-TYLER-Named Kevin Baker women's basketball coach.
WEST VIRGINIA-Named Ron Everhart men's assistant basketball coach.
WINGATE-Named Ann Hancock women's basketball coach.
WINTHROP-Named Steve Struble director of basketball operations.