William Timothy Cowlishaw (/ˈkaʊlɪʃɔː/; born March 31, 1955) 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 currently co-hosts Dennis and Cowlishaw on Dallas radio station KESN with Steve Dennis.
Cowlishaw attended the University of Texas at Austin. He later joined the Dallas Morning News in 1989, and became the lead sports columnist for the paper in 1998 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 for The Daily Oklahoman and the San Francisco Giants for the San Jose Mercury News.
In 2002, Cowlishaw was named by Associated Press Sports Editors one of the top five sports columnists in the nation among large-circulation daily newspapers.