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 | Cards Gearing Up for Second Round NCAA Tournament Match-Up

03/17/2018 06:59 PM

The Louisville women’s basketball team is getting ready to play one final game inside the KFC Yum! Center this year. The No. 1-seeded Cards (33-2) host the No. 8-seeded Marquette Golden Eagles (24-9) on Sunday at 12 p.m. ET in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Whichever team wins would advance to the Sweet 16 and play at least one game inside Lexington’s Rupp Arena. The Cardinals enter the contest fresh off a 74-42 win over No. 16-seeded Boise St. (23-10) on... Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Boys in Purple Win Regular Season Opener

03/17/2018 06:11 PM

Louisville City FC opened up its 2018 USL regular season with a win in front of nearly 8,000 fans on Saturday. LCFC (1-0) won 2-0 over Nashville SC (0-1) thanks to a pair of second half goals. Luke Spencer scored his first goal of the season in the 56th minute of the match. Niall McCabe followed that up roughly ten minutes later, scoring his first goal of the season in the 66th minute of the match. The announced attendance at Slugger Field was 7,933. Up... Read more 

NCAA TOURNAMENT | Murray St. Falls in First Round of NCAA Tournament

03/16/2018 06:39 PM

The Murray St. men’s basketball team’s season came to an end Friday in San Diego, Ca. The No. 12-seeded Racers (26-6) lost to the No. 5-seeded West Virginia Mountaineers (25-10) in the NCAA Tournament’s opening round. The final score was 85-68. The loss snapped a 13-game winning streak for Murray St. Murray St.‘s Terrell Miller, Jr. led all players with 27 points. Next up for West Virginia will be No. 13-seeded Marshall (25-10) on Sunday.  Read more 

H.S. BASKETBALL | Scott County, Warren Central Each Win Early Sweet 16 Games Friday

03/16/2018 06:05 PM

The 2018 Whitaker Bank / KHSAA Boys’ Sweet Sixteen State Basketball Tournament continued on Friday afternoon with a pair of quarterfinal round games inside Rupp Arena. In the first game of the day, Scott County topped Corbin 73-62. In the second game of the day, Warren Central beat Pikeville 74-57. Scott County will play Pikeville in one of the tournament’s semifinal round match-ups on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. ET. Read more 

WKU BASKETBALL | Lady Toppers' Season Comes to an End

03/16/2018 02:04 PM

The WKU women’s basketball team’s season came to an end on Friday afternoon in Knoxville, Tenn. The No. 11-seeded Lady Toppers (24-9) lost 82-58 to the No. 6-seeded Oregon St. Beavers (24-7) in the NCAA Tournament first round. WKU struggled from the field, shooting only 32.8% (20-of-61). Tashia Brown led the way for the Lady Toppers with a team-high 17 points and seven rebounds. Oregon St. was led by Marie Gulich’s game-high 29 points.  Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Cards Cruise in First Round of NCAA Tournament

03/16/2018 01:59 PM

The Louisville women’s basketball team took care of business Friday afternoon. The No. 1-seeded Cardinals (33-2) beat the No. 16-seeded Boise St. Broncos (23-10) inside the KFC Yum! Center. The final was 74-42. Sam Fuehring and Kylee Shook each had double-doubles for Louisville. Fuehring had 14 points and 11 rebounds, while Shook had 14 points and 10 rebounds. Meanwhile, Jazmine Jones and Bionca Dunham each contributed 10 points. The UofL defense held Boise St. to only 14-of-59 (23.7%) shooting from the field, including... Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Boys in Purple Begin Regular Season Saturday

03/16/2018 12:47 PM

Louisville City FC opens its regular season on Saturday afternoon. The Boys in Purple host Nashville SC at 3 p.m. ET inside Slugger Field. Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff caught up with LCFC midfielder Paolo DelPiccolo at training this week to get his thoughts on the upcoming season: LouCity FC won the 2017 USL championship.  Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Cards Host Middle Tennessee Sunday Evening

03/16/2018 11:06 AM

The Louisville men’s basketball team is getting ready to play its second round NIT match-up. The Cards (21-13) host Middle Tennessee (25-7) on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. ET inside the KFC Yum! Center. UofL beat Northern Kentucky in the tournament’s first round, while Middle Tennessee beat Vermont. UofL Interim Head Coach David Padgett talked about Middle Tennessee on Friday morning:  Read more 

CHURCHILL DOWNS | Champions Day Added to Derby Week

03/15/2018 05:46 PM

Churchill Downs has announced a new Derby Week event that will take place at the track on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. “Champions Day” will celebrate “the greatest moments in the sport’s history” and will honor “its legendary jockeys and trainers.” There will be live Thoroughbred races throughout the day. Fans can also meet famed Derby and Oaks-winning jockeys and trainers. Featured jockeys and trainers include Pat Day, Gary Stevens and D. Wayne Lukas. Gates will open at 11 a.m. ET. Tickets... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | No. 1 Cardinals Preparing for No. 16 Boise St.

03/15/2018 02:20 PM

The Louisville women’s basketball is in its final stages of preparation for its Friday afternoon NCAA Tournament opener. The No. 1 Cards (32-2) face No. 16 Boise St. (23-9) inside the KFC Yum! Center at 12 p.m. ET. Only one No. 16 seed has ever beaten a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, when Harvard beat Stanford in 1998. Louisville head coach Jeff Walz spoke on Thursday about what it takes for teams to make a deep run in the... Read more