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  1. With a totally straight face, Vin Diesel says it's a shame 'Fast & Furious' won't win best picture


    BEIJING — Vin Diesel said Friday that the latest Fast & Furious film deserves a best picture Oscar but has two strikes against it when it comes to the Academy — it's an action flick and it's a sequel.

    Vin Diesel poses for a photo promoting "Fast & Furious 5" in Rome. [Associated Press]
  2. Put me in: Craig T. Nelson returning as Coach Fox in sequel

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    LOS ANGELES — Craig T. Nelson is getting back in the coaching game for NBC.

    Actor Craig T. Nelson holds up his Emmy statuette at the 1992 Primetime Emmy Awards in Pasadena, Calif. NBC officials said Thursday that it has ordered 13 episodes of a sequel to the 1989-97 ABC sitcom that starred Nelson as Hayden Fox, head coach of a college football team. [Associated Press]
  3. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Sunday March 29


    Jay Leno: A year after leaving the Tonight Show behind, the hardest-working retiree brings a wickedly funny evening of stand-up. 7:30 p.m., Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa.

  4. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Saturday March 28


    Eric Church: The country hitmaker storms into the Amalie Arena with Cadillac Three opening. 7:30 p.m., 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $28.25-$62.75.

    Luis Santana  |   Times (3/16/2013, Tampa, FL)  Eric Church performs on stage at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa on opening night as part of Kenny Chesney's No Shoes Nation 2013 tour. [Luis Santana | Times]
  5. Tell Me About It: Mom's lackluster verbiage upsets daughter


    Q: I am an adult (35) with a great relationship with my mother. We have had one longstanding issue that was a lot worse when I was a teenager but now is almost just silly, but not silly enough for me not to want advice!

    LB Brandon Magee, waived by Bucs, heads to spring training

    Linebacker Brandon Magee, who had six tackles on special teams for the Bucs last season, is headed to spring training as a Red Sox prospect today after being waived by the team on Tuesday night....


    Struggling with gay rights in Jacksonville's mayor race

    Guess where you'll find the most gay Floridians? Wrong, it's not Miami. The Florida metro area with the highest percentage of residents who identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) is actually Jacksonville (4.3 percent), followed by Miami (4.2 percent) and Tampa Bay (4.1 percent), according to Gallup polling....


    Crews prepare to cover the field at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota. [JOEY KNIGHT | Times]

    For starters, Rays at Orioles, weather permitting

    DEVELOPING (11:50 a.m.) : The Rays are scheduled to face the Orioles in Sarasota today, but rain has begun falling at Ed Smith Stadium, and in the infield is shrouded beneath a tarp....