Tim Cowlishaw

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Tim Cowlishaw
Born William Timothy Cowlishaw
(1955-03-31) March 31, 1955 (age 60)
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Nationality American
Education University of Texas at Austin
Occupation Sportswriter, TV personality
Children Rachel W.
Benjamin T.

William Timothy Cowlishaw (/ˈklʃɔː/; born March 31, 1955[1]) 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.


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.


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

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