If you only watch a handful of the 200+ DirecTV or cable channels you pay for. To see whether you can survive without the pricey service, Just try and go without it. I wondered why we all don't just turn off traditional TV.
I know VegasGregg (Links from the Gregg Zone!) dropped his cable TV a couple of months ago and has not looked back.
This article has some good points and it answers a few questions I have been asked, in reference to watching sports on the Internet.
Take a look, some time in the near future we all might be turning off our cable TV.