Indianapolis Tech forward Trey Lyles reopened his recruitment Tuesday, according to multiple reports.
Lyles, who is 6-foot-8, made an oral commitment to Indiana before his freshman year in 2010. He is rated the No. 9 player in the country for the class of 2014, according to Rivals.com.
“Trey Lyles has decided to open his recruitment,” his high school coach Jason Delaney said in a Twitter post. “He loves IU & it is still #1 but he would like to have something to compare it to.”
A five-star recruit, Lyles averaged 21.5 points, 15 rebounds, 2.4 blocks, 3 assists and one steal as a sophomore at Indianapolis Tech, according to ESPN.com.
He was named to The Associated Press all-state second-team.
Suspended NASCAR driver AJ Allmendinger says he tested positive for the prescription drug Adderall typically used to treat attention deficit disorder. He does not have ADHD or a prescription for the drug.
Dodge has decided to withdraw from NASCAR competition at the end of this season. Penske Racing currently fields two Dodge Chargers in Sprint Cup and two Dodge Challengers in Nationwide, but Penske announced in February that it was switching to Fords for the 2013 season, leaving Dodge in the lurch.
Portland hired Terry Stotts as head coach. … President Obama is joining with NBA legend Michael Jordan and an array of basketball stars including Carmelo Anthony, Rajon Rondo and John Wall to raise money for his re-election campaign. … Utah expanded its front office, adding former San Antonio exec Dennis Lindsey as general manager, and longtime Jazz GM Kevin O’Connor overseeing basketball operations in his continued role as an executive vice president. … A person familiar with the situation says Chicago is closing in on a contract with first-round draft pick Marquis Teague out of Kentucky.
Dan Roundfield, an NBA veteran who had three consecutive All-Star seasons, drowned off the Caribbean island of Aruba while helping his wife as she struggled in rough water. He was 59. Roundfield played 11 seasons with Indiana, Atlanta, Detroit and Washington. His wife, Bernie, was helped to safety by a U.S. tourist snorkeling nearby.
Saint Francis senior linebacker Brody Kalbaugh and senior return specialist and wide receiver Austin Coleman were selected to the USA College Sports Inc. NAIA preseason All-America first team. Saint Francis players chosen to the second team were defensive end Anthony Moore and defensive back Erick Humphrey. Defensive end Rex Drabenstot was named to the third team, and Aaron Knight received honorable mention as a wide receiver and punt returner.
NFL rule changes appear to account for a 43 percent reductions in concussions on kickoffs from 2010 to 2011, according to a study provided by the NFL Players Association. Overall in the league concussions were down slightly in 2011.
Former quarterback Michael Robinson and seven others who played for Penn State at some point during the 14 seasons in which the NCAA vacated victories sent an intent to appeal letter to the NCAA dated Aug. 7.
Fort Wayne’s Michelle Smith won the Indiana Women’s Golf Association Mid-Amateur Championship, shooting 71 and 77 to finish at 4 over at Champions Point Golf Club in Henryville and Covered Bridge Golf Club in Sellersburg. Michelle Gerbasich of Fort Wayne placed fifth at 16 over.
Komets general manager David Franke said the window to try and re-sign playoff MVP Mike Vaskivuo, who has already agreed to play in France, is almost certainly closed. The Komets had hoped to get Vaskivuo a two-way contract between the American Hockey League and ECHL to dissuade him from going overseas, but those contracts are hard to obtain because the NHL labor impasse could leave the AHL full of players. Franke also said the Komets remain in negotiations with defenseman Frankie DeAngelis and forward Stephon Thorne.