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Theo Lawson
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Theo Lawson theol@spokesman.com (509) 939-5928

Theo joined The Spokesman-Review in 2017 as a sports reporter covering Washington State University athletics.


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June 5, 2020, 11:45 a.m.
The regional foes will renew their series this season in a nonconference game at Spokane Arena, EWU coach Shantay Legans told Larry Weir in a Thursday edition of The Spokesman-Review’s Press Box podcast.

June 4, 2020, 5:29 p.m.
Late Thursday afternoon, more than one week after George Floyd died while in police custody in Minnesota, Shead shared the reasonining behind his transfer, citing disturbing racially-charged remarks – and other instances of racism – from coach Danny Kaspar while the point guard was playing for the Bobcats.

June 4, 2020, 2:27 p.m.
The four local underclassmen who’ve dipped their toes into the NBA draft could have up to 60 days to decide whether to forgo their college eligibility and turn professional or return to school next season.

June 1, 2020, 6:06 p.m.
The death of George Floyd and the nationwide protests that ensued as a result have prompted millions to voice their concerns and speak out about the ramifications of racial inequality and police brutality. Dozens of Washington State, Gonzaga and Eastern Washington student-athletes and coaches have used, and continue to use, social media to express their thoughts about Floyd’s death and the conversations that have resulted from it. WSU Director of Athletics Pat Chun: “Fifty years ago, my parents immigrated to the United States from South Korea, filled with promises and ideals of the American Dream. Unbeknownst to them, the hope of the American Dream that brought them to a new land was filled with historical systemic inequities, injustices and gross social disparities. Unfortunately for our country, there are countless examples of oppression that still exist today, specifically against our African-American communities, and this is unacceptable.”