Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News and anytime with Spectrum On Demand. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

Whether he is working sporting events or not, he always loves talking sports. He is a prolific tweeter, so if you want to stay “in the know” about sports in the Bluegrass, follow Andrew on Twitter @ADChernoff. If you have a story idea for our sports team, send it to Andrew at Andrew.Chernoff@charter.com.

BELLARMINE BASKETBALL | Knights Advance to Final Four

03/22/2017 06:38 PM

The #4-seed Bellarmine men’s basketball team got out to an early lead in its Elite Eight match-up and never looked back against #5-seed Colorado School of Mines on Wednesday afternoon. The Knights cruised against the Orediggers, winning 92-72, punching their ticket to the Division II Final Four. Bellarmine led 55-39 at halftime en route to the 20-point victory. BU’s shooting was on point during the contest, as the team went 33-of-56 (58.9%) from the field. The Knights also converted on 10 three-pointers in... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Donovan Mitchell To Test NBA Waters

03/22/2017 05:22 PM

Louisville sophomore guard Donovan Mitchell announced on Instagram Wednesday afternoon that he will declare for the NBA Draft, although he will not hire an agent. Not hiring an agent allows him to return to Louisville should he decided to come back for his junior year. Many NBA mock drafts have Mitchell as a late first-round pick, thanks in part to his successful 2016-2017 campaign in which he was named to the All-ACC First-Team. Mitchell led the Cardinals in scoring, averaging 15.6 ppg. He... Read more 

UofL FOOTBALL | Cards Begin Spring Practice

03/21/2017 06:12 PM

The Louisville football team held its first official Spring Practice on Tuesday afternoon. The Cards’ practice was the first of 15 practices this spring. Three of the practices will be open to the public. Those include the ones on March 24, March 28 and April 4. Spring football culminates on Saturday, April 15 with the Cardinals’ Wendy’s Wonderful Spring Game at 1 p.m. ET inside Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. UofL is coming off a 9-4 season in which it advanced to the Citrus... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Cards Advance to Sweet 16

03/21/2017 08:31 AM

The #4-seeded Louisville women’s basketball team pulled away in the fourth quarter against #5-seeded Tennessee and never looked back, punching its ticket to the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16. The Cards outscored the Lady Vols 29-17 in the final ten minutes, en route to a 75-64 victory. The loss was Tennessee’s first-ever loss in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Asia Durr led the way for the Cardinals with a team-high 23 points, while her teammate Mariya Moore tacked on 19 points. Durr... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Cards Preparing for 2013 Championship Game Rematch

03/18/2017 04:15 PM

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – The #2-seeded Louisville Cardinals are one day away from playing the #7-seeded Michigan Wolverines in the second round of the NCAA Men’s Tournament. The two teams will tip-off at 12:10 p.m. ET inside Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Sunday. UofL is coming off a 78-63 win over #15-seeded Jacksonville St. on Friday. Meanwhile, Michigan is coming off a thrilling 92-91 win over #10-seeded Oklahoma St. on Friday. In that match-up, the Wolverines shot 51.8% from the field, going 29-of-56. In... Read more 

NKU BASKETBALL | Norse's Magical Season Comes to an End

03/18/2017 01:13 AM

The NKU men’s basketball team accomplished many things this season, highlighted by a berth in the NCAA Tournament. The magical run ended early Saturday morning to the Kentucky Wildcats. The #15-seeded Norse fell to the #2-seeded Wildcats 79 to 70 inside Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The loss snapped a NKU six-game winning streak. Lavone Holland II led the way for NKU with 22 points. Carson Williams added 21 points for the Norse. Kentucky meanwhile advances to the NCAA Tournament’s second round, where it will... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Cardinals Ready For First-Round NCAA Tourney Game

03/16/2017 09:59 PM

The #2-seeded Louisville Cardinals are less than 24 hours away from playing their opening round NCAA Tournament match-up. The Cards tip off against #15-seeded Jacksonville St. on Friday afternoon at approximately 2:30 p.m. ET inside Indianapolis’ Bankers Life Fieldhouse. For many players on the UofL roster, this will be their first taste of the NCAA Tournament, after the school self-imposed a postseason ban last year. Despite the pressure of March Madness, the Louisville basketball team seems to be relatively relaxed. The players were... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Cards Fans with Plenty of Neat Things to Do in Indy

03/16/2017 09:27 PM

Louisville Cardinal basketball fans are ready to invade Indianapolis for the first and second rounds of the NCAA Tournament. Their beloved Cardinals, who are the #2-seed in the Midwest Region, take the court on Friday afternoon against the #15-seed Jacksonville St. Gamecocks inside Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The short two-hour drive from the Louisville-area will likely bring plenty of UofL fans to Indianapolis for the weekend. One of the locations Cardinals fans are welcomed to is Sam’s Silver Circle Bar. The bar... Read more 

NCAA BASKETBALL | Things To Do in Indianapolis

03/15/2017 12:38 AM

Plenty of UofL, UK and NKU basketball fans will be attending the NCAA Men’s Tournament first and second rounds in Indianapolis this weekend. If you have never been to Indianapolis and are planning on making the trip to the Circle City, then let me be the first to tell you how much of a good time you will have. I grew up in Carmel, a suburb just north of Indy. There are so many things you must check out when... Read more 

NCAA BASKETBALL | Trio of Bluegrass Women's Teams Selected for NCAA Tournament

03/13/2017 10:10 PM

Three women’s college basketball teams from Kentucky are officially in the 2017 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. On Monday evening, the #13 Louisville Cardinals, #18 Kentucky Wildcats and WKU Lady Toppers each learned where they will play in the first round and who they will play in the first round. Louisville will serve as a host for the first and second rounds of the bracket inside the Oklahoma City region. The Cards will be a #4-seed and will play #13 Chattanooga on... Read more 


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