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Tim Cowlishaw

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

William Timothy Cowlishaw (; 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.


  • Career 1
  • Personal life 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


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

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

External links

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