Insomniac's Open Thread: A Slow Day For The Bengals Was Busy For The Rest Of The World

CINCINNATI, OH - DECEMBER 24: Early Doucet #85 of the Arizona Cardinals reacts after falling down in the end zone on a fourth down pass play against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on December 24, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Bengals defeated the Cardinals 23-16. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Not much going on for the Bengals today. But, I had a fun day arguing with my friends about the Bengals' 2012 schedule. I'm a little intimidated by this season's schedule. What do you think? Think the Bengals will make the playoffs in consecutive years?

In news around the world, Dick Clark passed away due to a massive heart attack. New Year's Eve will never be the same.

In sports, the Pittsburgh Penguins are facing a steep uphill battle against the Philadelphia Flyers. The Penguins are down 0-3 in the series. Who's your favorite NHL team?

Longtime Tennessee women's basketball coach Pat Summit stepped down today after 38 seasons. And the Mavs' Delonte West was fined $25,000 for his wet willy on another player. Cam Newton and Calvin Johnson are the final candidates for the 2013 Madden cover. Dwight Howard reportedly doesn't want to play for Stan Van Gundy, and 14-time All-Star catcher Ivan Rodriguez retired. Discuss!

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