Devils Owner John McMullen will hold a press conference
on Friday in response to a Newark Star-Ledger report that he
has interest in a possible new arena in Hoboken, NJ (N.Y.
TIMES, 12/18)....Penn State Univ. has hired Coopers and
Lybrand to survey season-ticket holders and business owners
about putting in luxury boxes and club seats (PHILADELPHIA
INQUIRER, 12/18)....The Pacers "are trying to devise" a
retail or restaurant project for a 10,000 square-foot corner
of their new arena, the Indiana Fieldhouse (STAR-NEWS,
12/17)....The Marketing Arm GM Ray Clark calls Dallas-based
companies Blockbuster, Interstate, JCPenney and Exxon as
"prospects" for a naming rights deal to the Mavericks and
Stars facility (STAR-TELEGRAM, 12/18).