Cabbie Richards

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Cabbie Richards
Born
Cabral Richards

(1977-06-19) June 19, 1977 (age 41)
OccupationTelevision Host
Years active2001-Present
Sportscentre
Created byCabral Richards
StarringCabral "Cabbie" Richards
Country of originCanada
Production
Running time5 minutes (Cabbie Presents). He also has an independent show of 30 minutes (cabbie presents)
Release
Original networkTSN
Original release2011
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, Russell Wilson, J. J. Watt, Sidney Crosby, Mike Tyson, Manny Pacquiao and Mike Trout. Also, his interviews span into the world of entertainment with Will Smith, Hugh Jackman, Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart, Drake, 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. Richards also hosted NBA Court Surfing, before leaving the network again on November 30, 2010.

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

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  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-12-19. Retrieved 2010-12-18.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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