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

Kentucky International Convention Center Reopens

08/06/2018 01:21 PM

The Kentucky International Convention Center (KICC) held a grand opening ceremony on Monday morning in Louisville State dignitaries attended the event, which marked the end of the two-year, $207 million renovation and expansion project. The project added more than 50,000 square feet of exhibit space, increasing the total space of the convention center to over 900,000 square feet. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Kentucky Tourism, Arts & Heritage Center Secretary Don Parkinson discussed the impact the newly renovated and expanded KICC... Read more 

UK TENNIS | Eric Quigley Named to UK Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2018

06/22/2018 04:03 PM

Former Kentucky tennis star Eric Quigley was named this week as a member of the UK Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2018. Quigley is the winningest Wildcat in school history with 172 victories. Much of his success led Kentucky to finish in the top-10 rankings twice during Quigley’s UK career. Joining Quigley in the class is Russ Cochran (men’s golf), Anthony Davis (men’s basketball), Victoria Dunlap (women’s basketball), Dennis Emery (men’s tennis coach) and Jacob Tamme (football). The Class of 2018 will... Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Women's Basketball Program Ranked Top 15 in Attendance Last Season

06/21/2018 12:12 PM

The UK women’s basketball program ranked 15th in average attendance during the 2017-2018 season, after averaging 5,187 fans per game. it’s the ninth straight year that the Wildcats have ranked in the top 15 in average attendance nationally. The Wildcats played 16 home games last season, three of which took place inside Rupp Arena.  Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Reid Travis Picks Kentucky

06/20/2018 01:16 PM

Stanford graduate transfer Reid Travis announced on Wednesday that he will transfer to Kentucky to pursue a master’s degree. The two-time First Team All-Pac-12 selection will be eligible to play for the Wildcats this fall. “Sunday I had the opportunity to fulfill a childhood dream of graduating from Stanford University,” said Travis in a press release. “I built relationships and memories at Stanford that will last a lifetime. I’m extremely proud to be able to say that I’m a Stanford... Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | PJ Washington Returning for Sophomore Season

05/30/2018 05:09 PM

Kentucky forward PJ Washington has announced he will return to the UK men’s basketball team for his sophomore season. Washington had gone through the NBA Draft process after declaring for this year’s NBA Draft. He never hired an agent though, which allowed him to return to the Wildcats. “I want to thank everyone for their support during this process and allowing me to take my time for one of the most important decisions of my life,” said Washington in a press release.... Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Tai Wynyard Granted Full Release

04/02/2018 03:42 PM

Kentucky men’s basketball forward Tai Wynyard is transferring from UK. Head Coach John Calipari made the announcement on Monday. Wynyard will be granted a full release with no restrictions. “I’ve been lucky enough to have gained experiences one could only hope to have in a lifetime,” said Wynyard in a press release. “I’ve had the privilege of playing with and against some of the best talent in the country at Kentucky and my hope is to one day follow in their footsteps.” Wynyard appeared... Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Kentucky's Season Comes to an End

03/23/2018 01:07 AM

The Kentucky Wildcats’ 2017-2018 men’s basketball season came to an end early Friday morning. The No. 5-seeded Wildcats (26-11) fell 61-58 to the No. 9-seeded Kansas St. Wildcats (25-11) in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Tournament. The game was tied 58-58 with under a minute to play, but Kansas St.‘s Barry Brown hit a go-ahead layup with under 20 seconds to play. Later, KSU added to its lead with a free throw. Kentucky then had a chance to tie the... Read more 

NCAA TOURNAMENT | Loyola-Chicago Moving On to Elite Eight

03/22/2018 09:50 PM

The magical run continues for the Loyola-Chicago men’s basketball team. The No. 11-seeded Ramblers (31-5) beat the No. 7-seeded Nevada Wolf Pack (29-8) in their Sweet 16 match-up Thursday night. The final was 69-68. The Ramblers were led by Marques Townes’ team-high 18 points. Meanwhile, Clayton Custer added 15 points in the victory. “I’m telling you, you’ve got to give so much credit to Nevada,” said Loyola-Chicago head coach Porter Moser. “They never quit. I mean, those guys keep coming at you... Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Kentucky Fans Gather at Pregame Pep Rally

03/22/2018 07:23 PM

The Kentucky men’s basketball team is getting ready to play its Sweet 16 match-up on Thursday night at approximately 9:37 p.m. ET inside Atlanta’s Philips Arena. The No. 5-seeded Wildcats (26-10) will face off against the No. 9-seeded Kansas St. Wildcats (24-11). Before the game, the UK Alumni Association held a pep rally across the street from Philips Arena at the Georgia World Congress Center. While there, KSTV caught up with former Kentucky basketball player Jack “Goose” Givens: KSTV also caught up... Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Kentucky Preparing for Sweet 16 Match-Up

03/21/2018 04:33 PM

The Kentucky men’s basketball team is getting ready for its Sweet 16 match-up. The No. 5-seeded Wildcats (26-10) will face the No. 9-seeded Kansas St. Wildcats (24-11) at approximately 9:37 p.m. ET on Thursday inside Atlanta’s Philips Arena. Many experts believe that UK is the favorite to make it to the Final Four from the South Region. “We’re excited to be here still playing,” said UK Head Coach John Calipari. “My challenge is making sure these kids don’t drink that poison, that poison... Read more