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Jason Day hopeful of defending title at Torrey Pines

...Tour debut of 17-year-old Ryan Ruffels just got a lot more interesting.The Aussie teen told a tale to the Sydney Morning Herald about playing with Mickelson at Torrey Pines last month and winning $5,000 off of him. Two days later, Ruffels...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/jason-day-hopeful-defending-title-torrey-p
'Undertaker' first victim of 'Aussie curse'

...with his wife, Norma, to play in the U.S. Amateur and U.S. Open and cover the professional tour for the Sydney Morning Herald. But the USGA decided his golf writing breached his amateur status, and he turned professional. He became a...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/undertaker-first-victim-aussie-curse
Giants' Madison Bumgarner gets another chance

...Pat Courtney, MLB's senior vice president of public relations, said Wednesday.Australian promoters told the Sydney Morning Herald they were working on a deal that could have the Dodgers open with a three-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-10-24/giants-madison-bumgarner
TV isn't a baby-sitter, Einstein

...indignation generated elsewhere in the media. Take this headline: "Parents tricked by Baby Einstein," sputtered the Sydney Morning Herald. Tricked how, exactly? Nothing in the marketing for Baby Einstein products has ever promised parents that prolonged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/13/edi_139375.shtml
Editorials
Partial face transplant raises ethical questions

...person's expression... we'd expect she'd turn out to be a pleasant-looking girl," Dr. Earl Owen told the Sydney Morning Herald in Australia. Owen said he supervised the French surgeons as they practiced for the procedure. He said the woman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/02/liv_28357.shtml
Life & style
People in the News

...there has been speculation about the Aussie tennis star and pop singer Delta Goodrem's 10-month romance. A Sydney Morning Herald headline "Is Scud a cad?" reflected the general sentiment in the Australian media. TV and radio focused on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/27/ent_432482.shtml
Things to Do
Countries battle for pool dominance

...the U.S. are trying to downplay themselves and trying to go into the Olympics as the underdogs," he told the Sydney Morning Herald. "But I'm not going to let them do it. "They are still the number one nation, and of course when you are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/11/oly_295599.shtml
Olympics
HGH found in Uzbekistan official's bag

...is clearly marked as human growth hormone," Bedington said. "But it has not been chemically analyzed." The Sydney Morning Herald reported vials of a second substance, labeled in a language other than English, also were seized from the official's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/08/oth_295255.shtml
Other sports
Men undergo mass DNA tests

...Britain, with more than 100 carried out in the last five years. One-third of those resulted in arrests, the Sydney Morning Herald said. The British program ran into controversy last year when the government proposed setting up a nationwide...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/10/tec_286785.shtml
XXX Technology
Ready for the next great disaster on Feb. 29?

...well. I will dissemble no more: Damocles' sword will fall on Leap Day, Feb. 29. At least that is what The Sydney Morning Herald said. The problem is not the double zero for the date this time. Older computer programs were taught that there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/26/op_284685.shtml
Opinion columns