Cabbie Richards

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Cabbie Richards
Born Cabral Richards
(1977-06-19) June 19, 1977 (age 37)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Television Host
Years active 2001-Present
Sportscentre
Starring Cabral "Cabbie" Richards
Country of origin Canada
Production
Running time 5 minutes (Cabbie Presents).
Broadcast
Original channel TSN
Original airing 2011
External links
Website

Cabral Richards (born June 19, 1977), better known as Cabbie, is a Canadian sports television personality on "Sportscentre" on TSN, a Canadian sports cable television network.

Richards hosts and produces "Cabbie Presents" on "Sportscentre" on TSN. "Cabbie Presents" offers a light-hearted slice of life look at professional athletes, with a sketch-based format to the segment. Richards has interviewed Lebron James and Kobe Bryant together, given Aaron Rodgers a muppet, played his own character in EA Sports NHL 14 vs Martin Brodeur and conversed with Mike Tyson at his home.

Richards uses an unorthodox and animated style in his interviews which endears him to the A-List athletes he's interviewed including: Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Lebron James, Aaron Rodgers, Adrian Peterson, Shaun White, Sidney Crosby, Michael Phelps, Mike Tyson, Floyd Mayweather and Derek Jeter. Also, his interviews span into the world of entertainment with Hugh Jackman, Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Wiz Khalifa, A$AP Rocky & Kendrick Lamar.

Originally an intern at The Score, Richards hosted five-minute segments called Cabbie on the Street from 2001 to 2002. After leaving The Score, he joined Sportsnet to produce and host the programs NBAXL and J-Zone, before moving back to The Score in 2005, where he again hosted Cabbie on the Street segments, along with Cabbie Unlimited and Cabbie All Stars. Richard also hosted NBA Court Surfing, before leaving the network again on November 30, 2010.

Cabbie joined The Marilyn Denis Show in January 2011 as a special correspondent until 2012.[1] On the The Marilyn Denis Show, on CTV Cabral brought the male perspective in conversations about relationships, while also filing reports with Hollywood actors, musicians and everyday Canadians on the street.

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