World Cup Draw on FridayESPN2 will broadcast the World Cup Draw on Friday. They'll have three hours of coverage starting at 11 AM. How will the US fare? Climbing the Ladder provides the best analysis I've seen, complete with probabilities of drawing specific outcomes.
History of the World Cup Balls
post on the Adidas World Cup Ball set that is on sale at Eurosport. British newspaper, the Telegraph has a photo essay of all of the balls used during the World Cups dating back to the 1930 Uruguay edition.