The world cup is starting on Friday. I am a diehard soccer fan and wait for this event every 4 years.
You can check out the official world cup site at (http://fifaworldcup.yahoo.com/06/en/index.html). I have set time aside for the US games and most of the finals. Also, the BBC will be broadcasting the games via the web. Causing some speculation that the web may have some slow downs. Read some articles (http://it.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=06/06/05/2055228)