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

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | LCFC's Upcoming Match Against Toronto FC II Rescheduled

07/06/2018 11:03 AM

Louisville City FC’s upcoming match against Toronto FC II, originally scheduled for Wednesday, July 18, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, August 28 at 7 p.m. ET inside Louisville Slugger Field. The match was moved because LouCity will face Chicago Fire on the U.S. Open Cup on July 18. If tickets need to be reprinted, LouCity advises fans to contact their individual ticket representative or call the LouCity front office. LouCity’s next home match will be Saturday, July 21 against Charlotte Independence.... Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Moving Forward without James O'Connor

07/05/2018 03:29 PM

Louisville City FC has had a crazy couple of weeks to say the least. The Boys in Purple have played four matches since June 20, have broke ground on their new soccer-specific stadium in Butchertown and have lost head coach James O’Connor to Major League Soccer’s Orlando City SC. As soon as it was announced O’Connor was leaving, LCFC revealed that players George Davis IV, Paolo DelPiccolo and Luke Spencer would serve as joint interim head coaches moving forward while also continuing... Read more 

WKU ATHLETICS | Hilltoppers Celebrating 100 Seasons of Football, Men's Basketball

07/05/2018 12:00 PM

The 2018-2019 WKU football and men’s basketball teams will field their 100th teams on the gridiron and hardwood. According to WKU Athletics, Western Kentucky is “believed to be the only FBS program to ever honor both programs in the same season and is one of three (Louisville, UCLA) to celebrate their 100th football team in 2018.” Spectrum News’ Ryan Dearbone has more on the future of both programs in the video here:  Read more 

UofL FOOTBALL | Lamar Jackson Named ACC Male Athlete of the Year

07/05/2018 11:13 AM

Former Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson was announced as the ACC Male Athlete of the Year on Thursday for his performance during the 2017-2018 academic year. Jackson accounted for an ACC-record 5,261 total yards last season, while also accounting for 45 touchdowns. Jackson was selected in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft by the Baltimore Ravens in May. Meanwhile, Notre Dame women’s basketball guard Arike Ogunbowale was named the ACC Female Athlete of the Year. Both the top male and top... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Matt Hanna Joins Cardinals

07/05/2018 10:59 AM

The Louisville men’s basketball team has added another player to its roster for upcoming season. Matt Hanna, a 5-9, 165-pound guard from Milford, Mass. has joined the Cards for the upcoming season as a walk-on. Hanna played last season at Colby College, an NCAA Division III school located in Waterville, Maine. He started 23 games for Colby College during his freshman season last year, averaging 11 points per game. Hanna will redshirt the 2018-2019 season at UofL and have three years of collegiate... Read more 

WKU BASKETBALL | Rick Stansbury Excited to See Josh Anderson's Performance This Season

07/03/2018 10:50 AM

WKU men’s basketball’s Josh Anderson played 23 games last year for the Hilltoppers during his freshman campaign. Anderson ended the season averaging 7.4 points per game. WKU men’s basketball head coach Rick Stansbury is excited to see how much the guard though has improved during off-season:  Read more 

NKU BASKETBALL | Norse Adds Miami (OH) to 2018-2019 Schedule

07/03/2018 09:23 AM

The NKU men’s basketball team has announced that it will host Miami (OH) on Sunday, Dec. 16 inside BB&T Arena. It’s the third home game of the non-conference schedule that the Norse has announced. The other two games are against UMBC (Nov. 30) and Northern Illinois (Dec. 20). Last year, the RedHawks went 16-18 overall under first-year head coach Jack Owens. The last meeting between Miami (OH) and NKU was during the 2016-2017 season. The Norse won that match-up 79-70. Read more 

SPORTS | Pickleball Appears to Keep Gaining in Popularity

07/02/2018 06:14 PM

The sport of pickleball continues to gain in popularity across the country. As Spectrum News’ Gary Fogle shows you, it’s definitely becoming more and more popular at Louisville’s Jewish Community Center:  Read more 

WKU BASKETBALL | Stansbury: Hollingsworth Has a Chance to be a "Tremendous Player"

07/02/2018 01:02 PM

WKU men’s basketball is getting ready for its upcoming season. One of the key players on the roster for the 2018-2019 campaign will be guard Taveion Hollingsworth. During his freshman season in 2017-2018, Hollingsworth averaged 13.3 points per game. WKU men’s basketball head coach Rick Stansbury spoke in June about his expectations for Hollingsworth for the upcoming season:  Read more 

USL SOCCER | LCFC, FCC Updates for July 2

07/02/2018 11:15 AM

The USL regular season continues to heat up across the country. This past weekend were two important weekends for our two regional teams. LOUISVILLE CITY FC Louisville City FC finished with a 3-3 draw to New York Red Bulls II on Saturday night inside Slugger Field. As a result, the Boys in Purple are still looking for their first win in USL play since May 26. The big storyline though of Saturday’s game was the fact that it was James O’Connor’s final game... Read more