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

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 

H.S. TRACK & FIELD | Male Hoping for Another Big Showing at State Championships

05/17/2018 11:01 AM

The 2018 KHSAA State Track & Field Championships take place this week in Lexington. The competition runs from Thursday through Saturday at the UK Outdoor Track & Field Complex. The Male High School girls team will be hoping to win their third straight state title by the end of Saturday. Spectrum News’ Gary Fogle stopped by a recent Bulldogs’ practice: Additional Notes: The Morton twins (Miranda and Mikayla) are not only committed to their sport, they are also committed to the classroom. Neither... Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Boys in Purple Moving on in 2018 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup

05/16/2018 10:14 PM

Louisville City FC is moving on to the third round of the 2018 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. The Boys in Purple beat the Long Island Rough Riders (PDL) 5-0 in their second round match-up Wednesday night inside Lynn Stadium. Watch the video below to see all five LouCity FC goals: LouCity FC’s third round U.S. Open Cup match will take place on Wednesday, May 23 inside Lynn Stadium against St. Louis FC (USL). Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ET. Prior to that... Read more 

FC CINCINNATI | FCC Begins U.S. Open Cup Play on Wednesday

05/16/2018 11:39 AM

FC Cincinnati is getting ready to begin its quest to win the 2018 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. The Orange and Blue play their first game in the tournament, a second round match, on Wednesday evening at 7:30 ET against Detroit City FC (NPSL). The match will be played inside Gettler Stadium. The Voice of FC Cincinnati, Tom Gelehrter, joined Sports Night on Wednesday to discuss the team’s preparation for the U.S. Open Cup: Of course, FCC advanced to the semifinal round of... Read more 

H.S. TENNIS | Eva Borders Hoping to Repeat at State Champion

05/16/2018 10:58 AM

St. Francis senior Eva Borders is preparing for this week’s KHSAA State Tennis Championships. Borders is the defending state girls’ singles champion. Spectrum News’ Gary Fogle caught up with Borders at one of her recent practice sessions: The 2018 KHSAA State Tennis Championships take place May 17-19 in Lexington.  Read more 

UofL FOOTBALL | Cards to Face Alabama in Prime Time

05/16/2018 10:45 AM

Louisville football’s 2018 season opener against Alabama on Saturday, Sept. 1 has been scheduled for 8 p.m. ET, the ACC announced on Wednesday. The non-conference match-up will air nationally on ABC. The Cards’ and Crimson Tide’s battle will be the 2018 Camping World Kickoff Game, and will take place in Orlando, Fla. It will be the first time in UofL football history that the Cards will open the season against the defending national champions. September’s match-up will be the fourth-ever meeting between the... Read more 

EKU FOOTBALL | Start Times Set for EKU Home Games

05/15/2018 03:34 PM

The EKU football program announced the start times for its six home games on Tuesday. The Colonels begin their 2018 regular season vs. Morehead St. on Thursday, Aug. 30 at 7 p.m. ET inside Roy Kidd Stadium. EKU will then be back in Roy Kidd Stadium roughly three weeks later, when it hosts Southeast Missouri St. on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 4 p.m. ET. The Colonels’ regular season home finale is set for Saturday, Nov. 10 against Robert Morris at 1 p.m. ET. Here... Read more 

NASCAR | Goodyear Holds Tire Test at Kentucky Speedway

05/15/2018 03:29 PM

Goodyear held a tire test on Tuesday at Kentucky Speedway. One of the drivers taking part in the test was defending Quaker State 400 winner Martin Truex, Jr. Kentucky Speedway General Manager Mark Simendinger talked about the type of tires and tire degradation he expects to see at this year’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the 1.5-mile oval: Simendinger also talked on Tuesday about the Supreme Court’s recent ruling which potentially paves the way for states to legalize sports betting: This year’s... Read more 

UofL WOMEN'S GOLF | Cardinals Preparing for NCAA Championships

05/14/2018 06:27 PM

The UofL women’s golf team is getting ready to take part in the NCAA Championships later this week. The national championship takes place May 18-23 at Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Okla. It will be the Louisville women’s golf program’s second-ever appearance in the NCAA Championships. Head coach Courtney Trimble stopped by Sports Night on Monday, along with three members of the golf team. They spoke with Andrew Chernoff about the upcoming tournament:  Read more 

UofL BASEBALL | Cards Host Indiana Tuesday at Jim Patterson Stadium

05/14/2018 05:55 PM

The Louisville baseball team is getting ready for its next game of the season, a non-conference match-up against Indiana on Tuesday. The Cards (37-15) and Hoosiers (33-15) will face each other at 6 p.m. ET inside Jim Patterson Stadium. UofL enters the contest riding a five-game winning streak.  Read more