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September 25, 2000
Actress Lauren Holly, star of Dumb and Dumber, has been playing musical boyfriends with a couple of All-Star infielders, Nomar Garciaparra and Mark Grace. According to a source, Holly (below) and Garciaparra met during the playoffs last year and began dating in the off-season. Then in May, Holly reportedly hooked up with Grace, whose past paramours include actresses Janine Turner and Michelle Grace (now known as Mrs. Ray Liotta). Holly was often spotted at Wrigley this summer and at Cubs road games. Now, says the insider, Holly is again seeing Garciaparra. Talk about interleague play....
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September 25, 2000

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Actress Lauren Holly, star of Dumb and Dumber, has been playing musical boyfriends with a couple of All-Star infielders, Nomar Garciaparra and Mark Grace. According to a source, Holly (below) and Garciaparra met during the playoffs last year and began dating in the off-season. Then in May, Holly reportedly hooked up with Grace, whose past paramours include actresses Janine Turner and Michelle Grace (now known as Mrs. Ray Liotta). Holly was often spotted at Wrigley this summer and at Cubs road games. Now, says the insider, Holly is again seeing Garciaparra. Talk about interleague play....

The NFL has written to the producers of Show-time's controversial new series Queer As Folk and demanded that references to the league and to the Steelers be removed from the show. Queer, an explicit gay drama, is set in Pittsburgh....

As the poet once said, good fences make good neighbors—especially when your neighbor is Don King. Earlier this year King, who had moved into a sprawling ocean-front home in Manalapan, Fla., placed an eight-foot-tall replica of the Statue of Liberty, painted white, in his backyard. Since the oversized lawn ornament was clearly visible from the adjacent beach, King's neighbors were less than pleased. After town officials spoke to the promoter, King relandscaped to hide his lady friend from public view....

HBO's Sept. 10 post-Emmy party was aswarm with celebs, including Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kim Cattrall. Still, the biggest star of the night was Terry Bradshaw. For much of the evening Bradshaw held court at his table as a steady stream of Hollywood bigwigs approached for autographs. Then again, you couldn't say everyone there was a huge fan: At one point Bruce Willis dropped by and asked Bradshaw if he still played.

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