His total-games streak was in the 600s before breaking his leg prior to a Kentucky road game a few years ago.He still never misses a teleconference from Vols football coach Butch Jones or basketball coach Rick Barnes, and Barnes rarely walks in a room to speak where he doesn't shake Manning's hand first.These support systems had all slipped away from her in one fashion or another, and the Queens basketball star was always too fragile psychologically for such a series of separations and shocks.Over a dozen years in the WNBA, she suffered from clinical depression, went AWOL, retired a couple of times and even attempted suicide.One-by-one, the scribes and television personalities who'd entered "Gus Manning Gate" to get to the press box stopped typing and started clapping. After all, 93-year-old Charles Augustine Manning may not be the most famous Manning around Knoxville, but he's got Peyton and pretty much everybody else on longevity. Neyland hired Manning when he was a student in 1946, he's been a pillar in the stadium named for his old boss.Manning hasn't missed a home opener since 1945, and the 1994 inductee into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame has attended 455 consecutive home games.She is co-founder of the bedding fabric company SHEEX.Brooke, a top executive with Ernst & Young named by Forbes one of the World's 100 Most Powerful Women, made news in 2012 when she came out publicly as gay in an "It Gets Better" video.
“She’s always been a woman of so much character, a symbol of strength for so many of us,” Holdsclaw said then, of Summitt. She just needs a moment to collect herself.” Holdsclaw was slowly losing Summitt, in a different way than she already had lost her precious grandmother, June, and her parents, too.She is spearheading the EY Women Athletes Business Network by harnessing the often untapped leadership potential of elite female athletes after their retirement from sport by connecting the two in ways that better enable athletes to pivot after sport. Mary Millard formerly of Kokomo, Ind., where Beth was an academic and athletic standout at Taylor High School. The Aspen Institute took note of her ambitious approach to entrepreneurship and included her in the 2014 Class of Henry Crown Fellows which mobilizes a new breed of leaders, all under the age of 45, to tackle the world’s most intractable problems.Beth, involved in numerous civic boards and causes, has been named six times to the Forbes list of the "World’s 100 Most Powerful Women." She served in the first Clinton Administration and played intercollegiate women's basketball for Purdue University, where she graduated with a bachelor's degree in industrial management/computer science, and also received an honorary doctorate degree. Her mother currently resides at Sacred Heart in Center Valley, Pa. Michelle Brooke-Marciniak is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of SHEEX, Inc., the world's first globally patented performance fabric bedding with company offices in Irmo, S. Michelle, along with fellow SHEEX Co-Founder and Co-CEO Susan Walvius, were recognized by receiving an EY Winning Women Award, a prestigious honor celebrating the top female entrepreneurs in America In October 2012.You share in the USA TODAY community, so please keep your comments smart and civil.Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent.