The Seattle Mariners have a day off today as they get ready for the regular season opener next Monday. Yesterday the M’s beat the Oakland A’s 3-2 in Phoenix…..The Mark Morris baseball team has a spring break game at Ephrata this afternoon at 6 pm…..The Oregon Ducks athletics department has made a big money offer to Minnesota basketball coach Tubby Smith, according to several media reports. No word yet if he’s seriously considering the offer…..UW spring football practice begins this afternoon. Head coach Steve Sarkisian says QB Jake Locker will dabble with some pro baseball this summer, but it will not interfere with his football commitment…..The Seahawks have signed special teams star Sean Morey away from the Arizona Cardinals. Morey is a kick coverage specialist.