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 BASEBALL | Breaking Down the Cards' 15-Game Winning Streak

05/16/2017 06:20 PM

The #2 Louisville baseball team is in action Tuesday at Indiana. Heading into the match-up, the Cards are on a 15-game winning streak, with their last three wins coming on the road against a Top-10 Clemson team. 790 KRD and’s Howie Lindsey stopped by Sports Night on Tuesday to discuss why this team is so different compared to previous UofL baseball teams: Lindsey also broke down the what makes the UofL lineup so dangerous:  Read more 

H.S. TRACK & FIELD | Nuguse Going to Be a Massive Force At State Meet

05/16/2017 05:53 PM

DuPont Manual track star Yared Nuguse is going to be tough competition for anyone facing him at this weekend’s KHSAA State Track and Field Championships. In fact, Nuguse could become a state champion in four different events this weekend. “He’s as good as I’ve ever seen,” said Manual head coach Tim Holman. “He is an unbelievable talent and I doubt I’ll see another like him.” The crazy part was that Nuguse wasn’t even a runner until his freshman year. Prior to that, he... Read more 

KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY | Toyota to Become "Official Vehicle of Kentucky Speedway"

05/15/2017 05:29 PM

Kentucky Speedway announced on Monday afternoon that Toyota will become the “Official Vehicle of Kentucky Speedway.” The announcement was made at the Toyota plant in Georgetown. The partnership will include a “range of integrated elements that will create exposure for the brand using the venue’s traditional, digital and social promotional platforms.” Toyota has found plenty of success at the track, winning three of the facility’s six Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races. Kentucky Speedway general manager Mark Simendinger shared his thoughts on how the... Read more 

INDYCAR | Power Cruises to IndyCar Grand Prix Victory

05/13/2017 07:39 PM

Will Power has had his fair share of setbacks this season. On Saturday afternoon, the stars finally aligned for the Team Penske driver. Power dominated, leading 61 of 85 laps en route to the second IndyCar Grand Prix victory of his career at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course. It was Power’s 30th victory all-time and his first of the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season. Soctt Dixon and Ryan Hunter-Reay rounded out the podium, finishing second and third respectively. The next race on the schedule... Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Dobrowolski Stepping Up for LouCity

05/12/2017 06:02 PM

Louisville City FC goalkeeper Tim Dobrowolski has stepped up for the team this season. So far this year, Dobrowolski has 10 saves and has recorded two clean sheets. Dobrowolski came has played in goal for the Boys in Purple ever since Greg Ranjitsingh went down with a non-contact injury during the team’s regular season opener against Saint Louis FC. Sports Night’s Andrew Chernoff caught up with Dobrowolski after training this week to see how the goalkeeper thinks his season is going so far. LouCity... Read more 

BOXING | Championship Boxing Coming Back to Louisville

05/12/2017 01:34 PM

Championship-level boxing is coming back to Louisville this June. Four-time heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield and his company Real Deal Sports & Entertainment announced on Friday that the Read Deal Championship Boxing series will take place June 24 at Freedom Hall. “This event is a big win for our city, and another chance for us to welcome folks from around the nation and the world to the hometown of Muhammad Ali,” said Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer. The undercard will feature eight professional and... Read more 

FC CINCINNATI | Orange and Blue Back at Home This Weekend

05/11/2017 05:23 PM

After playing its last two matches on the road, FC Cincinnati is finally back inside Nippert Stadium this weekend. The Orange and Blue(2-3-3) host Orlando City B (2-3-3) on Saturday at 5 p.m. ET. FCC is coming off a 1-1 draw to Richmond last Saturday. FC Cincinnati goalkeeper Mitch Hildebrandt joined Sports Night on Thursday to discuss Saturday’s match against Orlando City B.  Read more 

H.S. BASEBALL | Holy Cross Making School History

05/11/2017 09:13 AM

The Holy Cross baseball team won the Kentucky All “A” State Championship this past Sunday after beating Caldwell County 5-3 in 10 innings. It is the Cougars’ first-ever All “A” State Title. The next big goal for the team is finding success in the district tournament, which takes place later this month. As a result of their recent success, the Cougars were named our “High School Team of the Week.”  Read more 

UofL LACROSSE | Cardinals Hit the Road to the NCAA Tournament

05/10/2017 06:05 PM

The Louisville women’s lacrosse team left campus on Wednesday afternoon en route to University Park, Pa., where it will begin its quest to win a national championship. The Cardinals will play James Madison in their NCAA Tournament first-round match-up on Friday. It will be the first time that the two programs will face each other. Friday’s match will also be a reunion of sorts for UofL head coach Kellie Young. Young was head coach of James Madison from 2002-2006. Should the Cards win... Read more 

UofL BASEBALL | Tyler Fitzgerald Has Baseball in His Genes

05/09/2017 02:31 PM

Being one of the new kids on a team can be tough. Many times, it takes a while to adjust to the higher level of competition. But, it’s not that bad if you’re a true athlete. “I played basketball and football growing up too,” said UofL infielder Tyler Fitzgerald. After committing to Louisville, Fitzgerald and his father, Mike, sat down to discuss his future. They decided Fitzgerald should play baseball in college. That decision was the right one for the Rochester,... Read more