PHOENIX MERCURY--Fired coach and general manager Corey Gaines. Named Russ Pennell interim coach and president and CEO, Amber Cox, interim general manager.|
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ARIZONA CARDINALS--Claimed DE Cordian Hagans from Pittsburgh. Released CB Josh Hill.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS--Signed LB Shawn Loiseau and S Ashante Williams. Waived-injured G Justin Anderson. Waived WR Rodrick Rumble.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS--Signed OL Hutch Eckerson.
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS--Waived CB Myron Lewis. Waived-injured LB Marvin Booker. Signed CB Mason Robinson.|
IDAHO STEELHEADS--Agreed to terms with F Brett Robinson.
READING ROYALS--Agreed to Terms With D Matt Campanale. Announced F Nikita Kashirsky has left the team.|
AUBURN--Named Tyler McGill assistant swimming coach.
BERRY--Named Travis Glennon men’s assistant lacrosse coach.
CENTRAL OKLAHOMA--Announced the resignation of softball coach Genny Stidham. Named Cody White interim softball coach.
GEORGIA SOUTHERN--Named Gleen Hart associate athletics director for external operations, Lauren Buck business director and Alison Ruff head of student-athlete services.
MONTANA STATE--Named Chris Haslam men’s assistant basketball coach
NORTH DAKOTA STATE--Suspended senior DT Leevon Perry from the football team for the season-opener at Kansas State for violating team rules.
RANDOLPH-MACON--Named MK Geratowski women’s lacrosse coach.
SAINT MARY’S (CAL)--Named Marty Clarke men’s assistant basketball coach.
ST. JOSEPH’S (LI)--Announced the retirement of director of athletics, Donald Lizak, effective Nov. 1.|
ST. NORBERT--Named Megan Betz assistant track and field coach, Amanda Trunzo assistant women’s ice hockey coach and Chase Emnott strength and performance coach.
TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN--Named Brandon Hennessey assistant baseball coach and Ashlie Christenson assistant volleyball coach.
TROY--Named Scott Kidd men’s tennis coach.
WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON--Named Katie Rihn assistant sports information director, Brandon Eisenhart men’s assistant soccer coach, Marissa McDaniel assistant softball coach, Andrew Booth assistant football coach and Ryan Verlihay assistant baseball coach.