Embattled Phillies manager Larry Bowa will keep his job until at least the end of the season, according to general manager Ed Wade.

The Philadelphia Inquirer (8/29)

Heat president Pat Riley would like to extend Shaquille O'Neal's contract, which has two years left but an opt-out after next season. Riley hasn't spoken with free agent Karl Malone but said the team "would love to talk to him and sign him."

The Miami Herald (8/29)

Cleveland is still dangling James Jackson in front of the Dolphins, but Browns coach Butch Davis said he wants a third-round pick for Jackson. Another source said the Browns would likely take less.

The Miami Herald (8/29)

Buccaneers general manager Bruce Allen vehemently denied he has turned down trade offers for holdout receiver Keenan McCardell (above), who claimed the team had an offer of a mid-round pick for him. Allen said no team has called.

St. Petersburg Times (8/29)

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