World News – United States – Penn State’s Pat Chambers resigns, new allegations after ‘Noose’ comments


Penn State basketball coach Pat Chambers resigned on Wednesday – following investigation into new foul allegations

The University says the new allegations were made following a report from The Undefeated in July that Chambers made race-insensitive comments to a black player

Player Rasir Bolton told The Undefeated Chambers gave him a comment referring to a metaphorical ‘noose’ in 2019

Bolton claims Chambers approached him and said, « I want to be a pain reliever for you You can talk to me about anything I need to get rid of this pressure I want to loosen the noose around your neck « 

Bolton said of Chambers’ comment: « Due to other interactions with the coach, I knew it wasn’t a slip of the tongue »

At the time of the article’s publication, Chambers released a statement saying, « I failed to understand the experiences of others and the reference I made was hurtful, callous and unacceptable. I cannot m ‘apologize enough for what I said, and I will wear it forever « 

According to Penn State, « new allegations surfaced shortly after » the publication of the article – an investigation was therefore initiated into Chambers by Penn’s Affirmative Action and Athletic Integrity offices. State

« This year has been extremely difficult for me and my family, and we need a break to reset ourselves and chart the course forward, » Chambers said

Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour said the school had accepted the resignation, saying it was « in the best interests of Penn State, our program and our student-athletes »

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World News – US – Penn State’s Pat Chambers Resigns, New Allegations After « Noose » Comments


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