December 03, 2016  

Kevin Connolly to Invest in New York Mets

April 9, 2011 (6:49 am) GMT
The 'Entourage' actor admits he wants to invest in the baseball team, and believes he will help the team turn around their fortunes.

"" star is looking to join the elite group of celebrity sports club owners by investing in the New York Mets baseball team. Mets owner Fred Wilpon is currently looking at eight investment deals to boost the club's finances and Connolly reveals he and his associates are among those who have made an offer.

"That'd be nice, wouldn't it?" he tells TMZ. "I'm involved with a group of guys that are trying to do it." And the actor is confident he will be able to turn around the team's fortunes if his group's shareholder bid is successful, adding, "I'm not trying to lose!"

The Mets were battered 11-0 by the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday, April 7.

Connolly isn't the only star hoping to cash in on his favorite team, is part-owner of the New Jersey Nets basketball side, while and pop star are both investors in the Miami Dolphins football team.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Jeremih Allegedly Sends a Body Double to Perform for Him in Houston
  2. Twitter Trolls Respond to Amy Schumer's 'Barbie' Casting With Fat-Shaming Comments
  3. Kylie Jenner Braves the Cold Weather in Racy Bikini in These Pics
  4. Naked Jai Courtney Chased 'Suicide Squad' Director Around on Set. See the NSFW Photo!
  5. Robert Pattinson Is Proud of Kristen Stewart and Is 'Super Impressed' With Her Rolling Stones Video
  6. Lady GaGa Wants Fans to Join Her at Super Bowl Halftime Show
  7. Supergirl to Battle Superman's Villain Mr. Mxyzptlk This Season
  8. J. Cole Disses Fellow Rappers on New Song 'False Prophet'