Tim Cowlishaw

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Tim Cowlishaw
Born William Timothy Cowlishaw
(1955-03-31) March 31, 1955 (age 59)
Dallas, Texas, United States
Nationality American
Education University of Texas at Austin
Occupation Sportswriter
Children Rachel W.
Benjamin T.

William Timothy Cowlishaw (/ˈklɨʃɔː/; born March 31, 1955[1] in Dallas, Texas) is an American sportswriter for The Dallas Morning News, a regular panelist on the ESPN sports talk show Around the Horn and formerly the lead reporter for the ESPN2 racing show NASCAR Now.

Career[edit]

Cowlishaw attended the University of Texas at Austin. He later joined the Dallas Morning News in 1989.[2] While at the Morning News, he was a beat writer for the Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Stars and Texas Rangers. He has also covered Oklahoma Sooners football and the San Francisco Giants.

In 2013, Cowlishaw published a book (originally an ebook, later available in print), Drunk On Sports, an autobiography in which he chronicles his long-lasting addiction to alcohol, harsh awakening in hospitals, and his struggle and eventual success at giving up his alcoholism.

Personal life[edit]

Cowlishaw has two children with his ex-wife Lori: daughter Rachel and son Benjamin.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Around the horn". ESPN radio. March 31, 2010. Retrieved April 1, 2010. 
  2. ^ Cowlishaw's Blog Dallas News

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