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 Andrew.Chernoff@charter.com.

UofL BASEBALL | Cards Open up ACC Championship Play with Victory

05/23/2018 02:28 PM

The Louisville baseball team won its first pool-play match-up of the 2018 ACC Baseball Championship on Wednesday. The No. 5-seeded Cards (41-16) beat No. 4-seeded Wake Forest (25-31) at Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham, N.C. The final score was 10-2. Louisville center fielder Josh Stowers went 3-4 at the plate in the contest, which included a home run, a triple, a double and six RBI. UofL’s next pool-play match-up is set for Thursday at 11 a.m. ET against No. 4-seeded Duke (39-14).... Read more 

UofL MEN'S SOCCER | Cards Release 2018 Schedule

05/23/2018 11:04 AM

The Louisville men’s soccer program unveiled its 2018 schedule on Tuesday. The Cards will play in six matches against teams that qualified for the 2017 NCAA Championship. The schedule also features 10 games at Lynn Stadium. Here is a look at the complete schedule (all times ET): Aug. 15 – vs. Indiana (Exhibition) – 7 p.m. in Westfield, In. Aug. 18 – vs. Evansville (Exhibition) – 5 p.m. Aug. 24 – vs. St. Bonaventure – 7:30 p.m. Aug. 28 – vs. Georgia St. – 7:30 p.m. Aug.... Read more 

INDYCAR | Conor Daly Looking Forward to 102nd Indianapolis 500

05/22/2018 05:28 PM

The 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 takes place this Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Ed Carpenter Racing’s Ed Carpenter has the pole for this year’s race. Starting next to him on row one will be the Team Penske duo of Simon Pagenaud and Will Power. Dale Coyne Racing’s Conor Daly will start 33rd in this year’s race. Daly stopped by Spectrum News on Tuesday and spoke with Andrew Chernoff about this year’s event: The 2018 Indianapolis 500 will be Daly’s fifth... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Lance Thomas Granted Release to Transfer

05/22/2018 05:01 PM

Louisville forward Lance Thomas has been granted his release to transfer from UofL. Thomas averaged 2.2 points per game and 1.3 rebounds per game in 12 games as a freshman this past season. “Lance and his family felt that a change was best for him,” said UofL head coach Chris Mack. “We have provided him his unconditional release to transfer and we wish him the best. Our team returns to campus next week for summer semester classes and I know... Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Boys in Purple Preparing for Next U.S. Open Cup Test

05/22/2018 03:30 PM

Louisville City FC is getting ready for its third-round match-up in this year’s Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. The Boys in Purple will face fellow USL club Saint Louis FC on Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET inside UofL’s Lynn Stadium. LCFC won its first match in this year’s U.S. Open Cup last week, by beating the Long Island Rough Riders 5-0. Head coach James O’Connor spoke on Monday about the challenges of this time of year, playing both U.S. Open Cup matches... Read more 

NASCAR | Ben Rhodes Provides Update on 2018 NCWTS Season

05/21/2018 05:16 PM

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series drivers get to enjoy a “break” for at least a little bit. The series held a race this past weekend in Charlotte, N.C. and will wait to race again on June 8 in Fort Worth, Tx. ThorSport Racing driver and Louisville, Ky. native Ben Rhodes is currently fourth in the points standings. He is 79 points behind points leader Johnny Sauter. Rhodes stopped by the Spectrum News studio on Monday afternoon. He spoke with Andrew Chernoff... Read more 

UofL BASEBALL | Cards Preparing for ACC Baseball Championship

05/21/2018 01:27 PM

The Louisville Cardinals are getting ready for the 2018 ACC Baseball Championship. The Cards (40-16, 18-12) enter the tournament as the No. 5 seed and will begin its pool-play schedule Wednesday at 11 a.m. ET against No. 9-seeded Wake Forest (25-30, 13-17). Louisville will then face No. 4-seeded Duke (39-14, 18-11) in a pool-play battle on Friday at 11 a.m. ET. Should UofL win its pool, it would advance to a four-team, single-elimination bracket. UofL head coach Dan McDonnell spoke about... Read more 

UofL MEN'S TENNIS | Cardinal Duo Preparing for NCAA Doubles Championship

05/17/2018 02:43 PM

UofL men’s tennis players Parker Wynn and Christopher Morin-Kougoucheff are finishing up final preparations for next week’s NCAA Doubles Championships. The duo will be taking part in the competition, which occurs May 24-28 in Winston-Salem, N.C. Wynn and Morin-Kougoucheff have appeared in the ITA National Doubles Rankings all 10 weeks they were eligible. The pair is the eighth doubles team in program history to be selected for the NCAA Doubles Championships. In fact, last year, Wynn took part in the event, playing... Read more 

UofL MEN'S BASKETBALL | Five-Year Celebration Announced for 2012-2013 Cardinals

05/17/2018 02:16 PM

The Louisville Sports Commission and members of the 2012-2013 UofL men’s basketball team announced on Thursday the “Rise Above: 2013 National Basketball Championship Five-Year Reunion Celebration.” The event will take place on June 29 from 6-8 p.m. ET at Fourth Street Live! It will give fans an opportunity to hang out with members of the 2012-2013 team to relive their experiences from the championship game. Former UofL men’s basketball player Luke Hancock talked about it on Thursday: Of course, the Cards’ 2013 national championship... Read more 

EKU BASKETBALL | Catching Up with Colonels' Head Coach A.W. Hamilton

05/17/2018 11:10 AM

The EKU men’s basketball program introduced A.W. Hamilton as its new head coach in late March. Since then, Hamilton has stayed busy, in part by getting six players to sign with Eastern Kentucky. Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff caught up with Hamilton on Thursday and asked him about the program and about how Hamilton is adjusting to his new role as EKU’s head coach:  Read more 


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