By Staff
May 20, 2014

U.S. men's national team The U.S. men's national team's road to Brazil kicked off at Stanford University. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

The U.S. men's national team is deep into its preparation for the World Cup, with Jurgen Klinsmann using two weeks in California to examine his 30-man player pool before making the final cuts ahead of next month's competition. has been and will continue to be with the U.S. the whole way, chronicling the journey that has begun in Stanford and will stretch to San Francisco; Harrison, N.J.; Jacksonville, Fla.; and finally Sao Paulo for final tweaking before World Cup group games in three Brazilian cities: Natal, Manaus and Recife.

In the off chance you have not bookmarked all of our stories on the USA's road to Brazil, we've organized them all in one go-to stop to handle the heavy lifting (complemented by the original camerawork featured on our new Instagram account, SI_Soccer), and will continue to do so. Enjoy, and thanks as always for your readership:

USA ROSTER: Klinsmann names his 30-man preliminary squad

USA SNUBS: Eddie Johnson the major omission from camp in California

STRAUS: Klinsmann answers 30 questions, but more important ones linger

CREDITOR: Oguchi Onyewu 'gutted' at World Cup omission

WAHL: Tough decisions ahead in cutting from 30 players to 23

STRAUS: Fight For 23 - Breaking down the USA's preliminary roster

STRAUS: Day 1 camp notebook - Fitness the hot topic

VIDEO: Camp report - On fitness, Julian Green and the right back conundrum

WAHL: Jozy Altidore puts club struggles behind him in focusing on return to form

STRAUS: Fabian Johnson - No matter where he plays, he's a key for the USA

STRAUS: Back in form, Clint Dempsey relishes captaincy as Brazil beckons

VIDEO: Michael Bradley scouts the USA's three group opponents

WAHL: Financial incentive - What's at stake for those who do -- and don't -- make it to Brazil?

STRAUS: Fight For 23 - Examining the battle among the forwards

STRAUS: Landon Donovan embraces U.S. World Cup roster uncertainty in vying for 4th trip

VIDEO: Graham Zusi on U.S. roster competition, MLS' and Sporting KC's presence

WAHL: Fight For 23 - Crowded U.S. midfield makes for heated World Cup roster competition

PHOTO GALLERIES: Best of Klinsmann | U.S. fans through the years | USA's WCQ road to Brazil

WAHL: Camp notes: Cameron in center back mix with defense unsettled

VIDEO: Wahl on Cameron's versatility for the USMNT

VIDEO: U.S. assistant coach Andi Herzog sizes up the Group of Death

DOHRMANN: 'Iceman' Johannsson hoping to heat back up with USA's World Cup run looming

CREDITOR: Klinsmann announces his 23-man roster; Landon Donovan omitted

WAHL: Five thoughts on Jurgen Klinsmann's final U.S. World Cup roster

STRAUS: So who is going to Brazil? Surprises not limited to just Donovan

WAHL: Klinsmann caps rocky relationship with Donovan, takes on more World Cup pressure

BIRD: Klinsmann calls Donovan omission toughest choice of his career

CREDITOR: Donovan releases brief statement on World Cup roster disappointment

VIDEO: Tim Howard on his top season with Everton and leading an inexperienced defense

VIDEO: Grant Wahl on Jurgen Klinsmann's gamble with Landon Donovan

CREDITOR: Klinsmann reprimands son for tweets mocking Donovan

WAHL: Klinsmann faces the tough questions after World Cup roster reveal

DOHRMANN: Bradley, Howard show compassion for Donovan but keep focus on moving forward

CREDITOR: Donovan says he not only thought he'd be in Brazil, but that he might start

DOHRMANN: Despite initial declaration, Klinsmann's USA lacks Latin-American influence

WAHL: With Donovan gone, who inherits the prestigious No. 10 shirt?

BIRD: Unsettled USA defense must overcome lack of World Cup experience, cohesion

AS IT HAPPENED: USA 2, Azerbaijan 0

WAHL: Three Thoughts on USA 2, Azerbaijan 0

DOHRMANN: Klinsmann 'fine' with USA's performance, looks ahead

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