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 | Cards Punch Ticket To College World Series

06/10/2017 06:47 PM

The Louisville Cardinals jumped out to another quick lead against the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday afternoon and never looked back. The Cards (52-10) beat the Wildcats (43-23) for the second straight day to advance to the College World Series. The final score Saturday was 6-2. The Cards scored the first two runs of the game. The first run was courtesy of a Drew Ellis solo home run in the top of the second inning, giving Louisville a 1-0 lead. The Cardinals scored again three... Read more 

FC CINCINNATI | Orange and Blue In Front of Home Crowd for Next Four Matches

06/09/2017 07:09 PM

FC Cincinnati is back inside Nippert Stadium this Saturday when it takes on the Charlotte Independence. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ET. FCC is looking to bounce back after its 1-0 loss to the Rochester Rhinos last week in New York. The match Saturday night is important for the Orange and Blue as they currently have 15 points in the USL Eastern Conference table, good enough for seventh place in the Eastern Conference standings. FCC forward Andrew Wiedeman joined Sports... Read more 

UofL BASEBALL | Cards One Win Away from Trip to CWS

06/09/2017 07:06 PM

The Louisville Cardinals earned a major victory on Friday afternoon in front of a record crowd inside of Jim Patterson Stadium. The Cards (51-10) got out to a quick lead against the Kentucky Wildcats (43-22) and never looked back en route to a 5-2 win in game one of their best-of-three NCAA Baseball Super Regional series. UofL scored the first five runs of the game. In the bottom of the first, Logan Taylor scored after Devin Mann knocked him in with a RBI... Read more 

H.S. BASEBALL | Franklin-Simpson's Pitching Looking Good Heading Into State Tourney

06/08/2017 07:10 PM

The Franklin-Simpson baseball team is preparing to play in its first KHSAA State Tournament since the 2000 season. The Wildcats (31-5) have found a lot of success from their pitching staff this year. Pitchers Zach Sliger, Rylan Thomas and Ryan Dorris have accounted for 21 of the team’s 31 wins: Franklin-Simpson plays PRP (36-5) at Lexington’s Whitaker Bank Ballpark on Friday at 1:30 p.m. ET. Read more 

WKU BASKETBALL | Hollingsworth Gearing Up for KY-IN All-Star Game

06/08/2017 05:40 PM

Future WKU men’s basketball player Taveion Hollingsworth is preparing to play in this weekend’s Kentucky-Indiana All-Star Classic. This year’s Kentucky Mr. Basketball landed a spot on the 12-player roster, which also features future Topper Jake Ohmer. The KY Boys’ All-Stars will play the IN Boys’ All-Stars on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET inside Indianapolis’ Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Their second match-up of the weekend will take place on Sunday at 4 p.m. ET inside the Frankfort Civic Center.  Read more 

H.S. BASEBALL | Highlands Ready for State Tournament

06/07/2017 06:03 PM

The Highlands baseball team is preparing to play in its third-straight Whitaker Bank/KHSAA State Tournament. The Bluebirds enter the 16-team tournament with a 25-12 record. “We talk every year about playing for each other, playing with each other,” said head coach Jeremy Baioni. “This group has done that as good as any group.” Highlands will face Johnson Central (31-7-1) on Friday at 7:30 p.m. ET inside Lexington’s Whitaker Bank Ballpark. “It’s going to be a lot of fun,” said Baioni. “Anything can happen.” Spectrum... Read more 

H.S. BASKETBALL | KY Boys All-Stars Hoping to End Streak

06/07/2017 05:42 PM

The Kentucky Boys Basketball All-Stars are preparing to play the Indiana All-Stars this weekend. The two teams are facing each other twice in this year’s Kentucky-Indiana All-Star Classic. The first game will take place Saturday at 7 p.m. ET inside Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. The second game will take place Sunday at 4 p.m. ET inside Frankfort Civic Center in Frankfort. The Kentucky boys team has lost its last 17 games against the Indiana All-Stars.  Read more 

UofL BASEBALL | Previewing This Weekend's Super Regional

06/07/2017 08:52 AM

The Louisville Cardinals (50-10) will host the Kentucky Wildcats (43-21) in a best-of-three game Super Regional series beginning on Friday. All three games of the Super Regional will begin at 12 p.m. ET inside Jim Patterson Stadium. Game one of the series is set for Friday, game two is slated for Saturday and, if necessary, game three will take place Sunday. The winner of the series will advance to the College World Series in Omaha. author Michael Lananna joined Sports Night... Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Ownby Excited to Be Back Home Again This Week

06/06/2017 07:38 PM

Louisville City FC is getting ready to play its first home match in over a month. LouCity FC (4-1-4) hosts Charlotte (3-2-3) on Wednesday night at 7:30 ET inside Louisville Slugger Field. It will be the first home match for the Boys in Purple since their April 29 draw against Toronto FC II. LouCity FC is coming off a 4-4 draw with the USL Eastern Conference leaders, the Charleston Battery (7-2-3). LCFC midfielder Brian Ownby scored a goal in that match. He spoke with... Read more 

UK BASEBALL | Super Regional Schedule Revealed

06/06/2017 08:38 AM

The NCAA Baseball Tournament Super Regional schedules were revealed Tuesday morning. The upcoming best-of-three series between UK and UofL will take place this weekend: June 9 – 12 p.m. ET June 10 – 12 p.m. ET June 11 – 12 p.m. ET (IF NECESSARY) All games will be played inside Louisville’s Jim Patterson Stadium and will be aired on either ESPN or ESPN2. The winner of this weekend’s series will advance to the College World Series in Omaha, Ne. The Wildcats punched their ticket to the Super... Read more