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 DERBY | Fast and Accurate Training in Unique Location

04/27/2017 06:03 PM

Fast and Accurate has never won on a dirt track. The horse is hoping to change that next week at the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby. The Mike Maker-trained colt is currently training at Trackside Training Facility, which is owned by Churchill Downs. “It’s more quiet,” said Maker. “We’re able to have more horses over here.” Fast and Accurate will not move to Churchill until three days before the Derby. Spectrum News’ Gary Fogle has more on the horse’s quest to become a Derby... Read more 

H.S. BASEBALL | Lexington Catholic On a Roll

04/26/2017 05:06 PM

The Lexington Catholic baseball team has been on a roll recently. The Knights have won their last seven games. In fact, the last time the Knights lost was roughly two weeks ago, back on April 13 against Lafayette. Lexington Catholic is coming off a 4-1 win over Dunbar on Tuesday night. As a result, the Knights have been named our “High School Team of the Week.”  Read more 

UofL FOOTBALL | Previewing The NFL Draft

04/25/2017 07:30 PM

Plenty of former Louisville football players are hoping to get drafted in this year’s NFL Draft. Notable UofL players looking to get drafted include linebackers Keith Kelsey and Devonte Fields, wide receivers Jamari Staples and James Quick and tight end Cole Hikutini.’s Mark Blankenbaker joined Sports Night’s Andrew Chernoff to discuss which players he expects to get drafted this week. The 2017 NFL Draft begins Thursday night.  Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Five-Star Point Guard Commits to Cards

04/25/2017 05:47 PM

Five-star Class of 2018 point guard Mykasa Robinson revealed late last week that she has verbally committed to the Louisville Cardinals. Robinson, out of Ashland, Ky., was once committed to Colorado before re-opening her commitment. Robinson is ranked as the 13th best recruit in the Class of 2018 according to espnW . Sports Night’s Andrew Chernoff caught up with Robinson on Tuesday’s show.  Read more 

H.S. SOFTBALL | Young Star Finding Success at Male

04/24/2017 08:10 AM

Male High School’s softball team is currently ranked in the “Top 10” in the state of Kentucky. A lot of the team’s success is due to the play of freshman Jaelyn Sanders. Sanders is one of Male’s most important pitchers. But, she’s much more than that. Sanders is also a solid hitter. In fact, as of Friday, she was hitting over .460 on the season, which is the highest average on the team. “She’s really bought in to being the best that she... Read more 

COUNTY CONNECTION | Meade County's "Ryder Cup"

04/23/2017 01:44 PM

April’s “County Connection” series took Spectrum News to Meade County, where there is an annual competition between two of the local golf courses in Brandenburg. River Trace Golf at Meade Activity Center and Doe Valley Golf Club compete against each other every year in an inter-club “Ryder Cup” match. The winning course then gets the “Ryder Cup” for that year. Doe Valley is the defending champion. Sports Night’s Andrew Chernoff stopped by both courses to see what the tournament means to both... Read more 

USL SOCCER | LouCity, FCC Draw in First Rivalry Match-Up This Season

04/23/2017 12:36 AM

Rivalry games always seem to be intense, close games. That was the case on Saturday night at Nippert Stadium, as Louisville City FC and FC Cincinnati fought to a 1-1 draw in front of 20,437 fans. With the result, LouCity (3-0-2) still has not lost a game this season. On the flip side, FCC (2-2-2) wraps up a busy week that featured three games for the Orange and Blue. LCFC’s Brian Ownby got the scoring started in the match, netting a goal... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Russ Smith Foundation Getting Ready to Host Numerous Events

04/22/2017 11:48 AM

Former Louisville Cardinal Russ Smith had a successful season with the NBA D-League’s Delaware 87ers, averaging over 17 points per game with the ball club. But, just because the season is over doesn’t mean that there is any “down time” for Smith. Smith is staying busy organizing many events for the Russ Smith Foundation in Louisville. It all starts with the Kentuckiana Pro-Am All-Star Basketball Games on April 26 at the Walden School. The first game that evening tips off at 6:15 ET. Then... Read more 

PGA TOUR | Justin Thomas Back Home in Kentucky

04/21/2017 07:22 PM

PGA Tour golfer and Louisville native Justin Thomas is back in the Bluegrass this weekend. Thomas is hosting the American Junior Golf Association’s “Justin Thomas Junior Championship” at Goshen’s Harmony Landing Country Club. The tournament runs through Sunday. This season, Thomas has found a lot of success on the Tour, winning three tournaments. Two of those tournaments were back-to-back January wins in Hawaii. But, despite being able to travel around the globe, Thomas is happy to be back home.  Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Spencer Returning Home This Weekend

04/21/2017 06:50 PM

Louisville City FC defender Luke Spencer is very excited to be playing in Cincinnati Saturday night against FC Cincinnati. That is because Spencer calls Cincinnati is hometown. In fact, he played college soccer in the city, at Xavier. Then, last year, he was a member of FC Cincinnati. Spencer joined LouCity FC in February and has already made a big impact on the Boys in Purple, as he already has one goal on the season. Kickoff Saturday is set for 7 p.m.... Read more