June 19, 1977
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Format||Interviewer, television personality|
|Starring||Cabral "Cabbie" Richards|
|Country of origin||Canada|
|Running time||5 minutes (Cabbie Presents).|
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. 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.
- "Chatting with TSN's Cabbie Part One", thatsmyquarterback.com. Retrieved 2013-11-01.
- "Open Sessions With Cabbie", playboyenergydrink.ca. Retrieved 2013-06-06.
- "Cabral 'Cabbie' Richards powders his nose for daytime TV", thestar.com. Retrieved 2011-03-24.
- Brian Kamenetzky, "Kobe and Cabbie", espn.com. Retrieved 2010-03-04.
- Arash Markazi, "Kobe lets humor flow with Cabbie", espn.com, February 24, 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-24.
- Kelly Anderson, "Toronto Through the Eyes of Cabral 'Cabbie' Richards", blogto.com, January 3, 2010. Retrieved 2010-01-03.
- Profile: Cabral "Cabbie" Richards, May 1, 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-01.
- Chris Zelkovich, "Colourful Cabbie picks up another show", torontostar.com, December 7, 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-12.
- Cabbie on TSN
- Cabbie's YouTube channel
- Cabbie's Facebook Fan Page
- cabbie richards on Twitter
- Cabral Richards at the Internet Movie Database
- NSB Profile