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

UofL BASKETBALL | Recapping Wednesday's UofL, NCAA Infractions Appeals Committee Hearing

12/13/2017 05:24 PM

Representatives from the University of Louisville were in Atlanta on Wednesday, taking part in a hearing with the NCAA Infractions Appeals Committee. It’s all part of UofL’s mission to reverse some of the penalties the NCAA issued to the school regarding the “stripper scandal” earlier this decade. Two of the big areas the school hopes to have reversed are the vacation of wins and financial penalties that were outlined in the penalties that were issued back in June. Jeff Greer, UofL... Read more 

NCAA FOOTBALL | Rick Neuheisel Previews Upcoming Bowl Games

12/13/2017 02:40 PM

Former Colorado, Washington and UCLA head coach Rick Neuheisel joined Sports Night on Wednesday. While on the show, Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff asked Neuheisel about a variety of college football topics, including UofL quarterback Lamar Jackson. Chernoff’s first question was whether or not Neuheisel thought that Jackson should have finished third in this past weekend’s Heisman vote: Neuheisel also talked about the job UK football head coach Mark Stoops is doing, as the Wildcats are getting ready to play in their second... Read more 

EKU BASEBALL | Colonels Announce 2018 Schedule

12/13/2017 12:06 PM

The EKU baseball team announced its 2018 schedule on Wednesday morning. It is a challenging schedule as the Colonels will face six NCAA Tournament teams from a season ago. In fact, three of those teams made it to at least the NCAA Super Regionals last season. The Colonels’ regular season opener is on the road at UNC Wilmington on Feb. 16, while their regular season finale is at home against Southeast Missouri on May 20. EKU is coming off a season in... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | No. 3 Cards Keep Building Momentum with Another Blowout Win

12/12/2017 10:31 PM

The No. 3 Louisville women’s basketball team used a balanced scoring effort from its players on Tuesday night, helping the Cardinals remain undefeated on the season. The Cards (12-0) won 95-56 over the visiting Tennessee St. Tigers (1-6) inside the KFC Yum! Center. All ten players who played in the game for Louisville ended up scoring at least three points. In fact out of those ten players, seven of them scored in double-figures. Asia Durr, Jazmine Jones and Sam Fuehring each led the... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Luke Whitehead Talks Cardinal Basketball, Upcoming Holiday Camp

12/12/2017 05:16 PM

Former Louisville men’s basketball player Luke Whitehead stopped by the Spectrum News studio on Tuesday afternoon. While in studio, Whitehead shared his thoughts with Andrew Chernoff on the current Cardinal basketball team: Not only is he following the current Cardinal team closely though, Whitehead is also preparing to host his annual Louisville Legends Holiday Camp. This year’s camp will take place from Dec. 20 through Dec. 22nd at Kentucky Country Day Gymnasium. It will run from 11 a.m. ET to 4 p.m.... Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Trinity's Moore Receives Another Major Award

12/12/2017 02:33 PM

Trinity High School wide receiver Rondale Moore was named the Gatorade Kentucky Football Player of the Year on Monday. The University of Texas commit helped lead his Shamrocks (15-0) to the KHSAA 6A state championship this season. Moore had 16 touchdown receptions this season along with seven rushing touchdowns. Overall, he accounted for over 2,000 total yards of offense. This is not the first major award for Moore, as last week Moore received the Paul Hornung Award. Moore will play in next... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Cards Win Big Over Visiting Bryant

12/11/2017 10:33 PM

The UofL men’s basketball team scored over 100 points for the first time this regular season on Monday night. The Cards (7-2) beat Bryant (1-10) by 43 points, winning 102-59 inside the KFC Yum! Center in their Gotham Classic match-up. The Bulldogs hung around with UofL until late in the first half, only trailing 31-30 to the home team with roughly five minutes to play until halftime. The Cardinals soon responded, going on a 20-5 run heading into the half, as they... Read more 

UofL FOOTBALL | Mayfield Wins, Jackson Finishes Third in Race for Heisman Trophy

12/09/2017 09:00 PM

Ohio State’s Archie Griffin is still the only college football player to win the Heisman Trophy twice. Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson’s chance of a repeat Heisman Trophy victory was ended on Saturday night as Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield took home the award. Mayfield becomes the first Heisman winner from Oklahoma since quarterback Sam Bradford won it for his performance during the 2008 season. Mayfield has 4,340 passing yards this season and 41 passing touchdowns. He also has five rushing touchdowns as well. After... Read more 

UofL FOOTBALL | 2017 Heisman Trophy To Be Awarded Saturday

12/08/2017 05:13 PM

The 2017 Heisman Trophy will be awarded to one of three star college football players on Saturday night in New York City. The three finalists for the award this year are Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson, Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield and Stanford running back Bryce Love. Should Jackson win, it would be his second straight Heisman Trophy, as he won the award last year for his performance during the 2016 season. On Friday, Jackson spoke about whether or not there was any pressure... Read more 

UofL FOOTBALL | Paul Hornung Votes for Lamar Jackson to Win 2017 Heisman Trophy

12/07/2017 05:35 AM

Football legend Paul Hornung won the 1956 Heisman Trophy while playing college ball at Notre Dame. Like all previous Heisman winners, he receives a vote for future Heisman Trophy awards. This year, he voted for UofL quarterback Lamar Jackson to take home the trophy again. “I voted for Lamar,” said Hornung. “Of course, I’m from Louisville. I have to do that.” Jackson was named a finalist for the 2017 Heisman Trophy on Monday. Should Jackson win this year’s Heisman Trophy, he would become... Read more 

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