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.
02/27/2017 06:00 PM
The St. X boys swimming and diving team won its 29th straight state title on Saturday at the KHSAA State Championships. As a result, the Tigers tied a national boys swimming and diving record, as only two other programs have won 29 consecutive state championships. “We’ve just been working so hard,” said junior Martin Nitzken. “To have that pay off is just mind-blowing.” Honolulu Punahou (Hawaii) won 29 straight state titles from 1958-1986, while Jacksonville Bolles (Florida) won 29 straight state titles... Read more
02/27/2017 07:52 AM
Sports fans have their favorite sporting events each year. For example, to many, nothing beats Super Bowl Sunday. For me, nothing beats the Indianapolis 500. But, when it comes to the best “time period” of the year, it has to be when the NCAA basketball postseason tournaments take place. And lucky for us, a handful of those get started this week. It feels like just yesterday that the college basketball season started, doesn’t it? Well, fast forward to now and we already... Read more
02/26/2017 05:59 PM
The #7 Louisville Cardinals bounced back after Wednesday’s loss at #8 North Carolina by beating the Syracuse Orange 88-68 on Sunday afternoon. It’s the second time in 13 days that the Cardinals (23-6, 11-5) have beaten the Orange (17-13, 9-8). The Cards led the Orange in just about every major statistical category by the end of the game. UofL got out to a fast start, taking a quick 11-2 lead early in the first half before Syracuse came back to take the... Read more
02/25/2017 02:00 PM
The #7 Louisville Cardinals (22-6, 10-5) are hoping to bounce back Sunday afternoon when the Syracuse Orange (17-12, 9-7) visits the KFC Yum! Center. The Cards are coming off a 74-63 loss to #8 North Carolina on Wednesday night. Meanwhile, the Orange is coming off a 78-75 win over #10 Duke Wednesday night. Louisville leads the all-time series with Syracuse winning 17 of the previous 25 match-ups against each other. UofL head coach Rick Pitino talked about the ACC match-up on Friday afternoon... Read more
02/24/2017 08:00 PM
Bellarmine guard Al Davis celebrated Senior Night on Thursday by helping lead his #4 Knights to a 67-61 win over #10 Southern Indiana. The win was special for the Knights as they clinched the regular season GLVC championship. The victory though was not the only special event that took place on Thursday for Davis. His mother, Valarie Davis, got to witness him play college basketball for the first-time ever in-person. “To be here has meant so much, not just to me, but... Read more
02/24/2017 06:21 PM
The #6 Louisville Cardinals took an early lead and never looked back on Friday afternoon, beating the visiting Omaha Mavericks 7-2. With the win, the Cards improve to 5-0 this season. Meanwhile, the loss drops the Mavericks to 1-5 this season. Click on the video below for highlights: Game two of the three-game series is set for Saturday. First pitch is 1 p.m. ET inside Jim Patterson Stadium. Read more
02/23/2017 05:38 PM
Ballard High School outfielder and pitcher Jordon Adell is one of the state’s biggest baseball. The Louisville baseball commit is entering his senior season at Ballard and is widely considered to be a front-runner for this year’s Mr. Baseball Award. “My goal for the season is really to stay within myself,” said Adell. Many experts also believe Adell may be a very early pick in the 2017 MLB Draft. Read more
02/22/2017 11:18 PM
The #7 Louisville Cardinals just could not match the #8 North Carolina Tar Heels on Wednesday night. The Cards (22-6 10-5) fell 74-63 to the Tar Heels (24-5, 12-3) in Chapel Hill. With the win, UNC remains undefeated (15-0) at home this season. The Cards trailed 33-30 at halftime, and were outscored 41-33 in the second half. Donovan Mitchell led the way for Louisville, with a game-high 21 points on 8-of-15 shooting from the field. No other Cardinals scored in double-figures. Meanwhile, the Tar... Read more
02/22/2017 06:30 PM
The DuPont Manual girls basketball team won its 25th District Tournament opening round game on Tuesday night. The Lady Crimsons beat Shawnee 74-44 to punch their ticket to the District Tournament Championship Game. The 2012 state champs will face Central on Friday for the District Tournament crown. As a result of their recent success, the Lady Crimsons have been named our “High School Team of the Week.” Read more
02/22/2017 06:03 PM
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series returns this weekend with the 59th running of the Daytona 500. One driver hoping to win his first Daytona 500 is Brad Keselowski. The 2012 series champion’s best finish in The Great American Race is third (2014). Sports Night’s Andrew Chernoff caught up with Keselowski on Wednesday afternoon and asked him how he’s feeling heading into Sunday’s race: Read more