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.
04/15/2017 06:35 PM
The “Red Team” won Saturday’s Spring Game in convincing fashion, beating the “White Team” 52-7. The “Red Team” scored the last 45 points of the game. The total offense between the two teams was a big difference in the match-up. The “Red Team” finished with 525 yards of total offense, while the “White Team” finished with only 330. That’s not too surprising, since reigning Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson led the “Red Team” in the contest. Jackson finished the game going 19-of-32 for... Read more
04/14/2017 08:00 PM
Nippert Stadium will be a very busy stadium this weekend. On Friday, it hosts the University of Cincinnati football spring game. Then, on Saturday, it hosts the home opener for FC Cincinnati, when the Orange and Blue hosts Saint Louis FC at 7 p.m. ET. Fans at both events will likely notice some changes to the stadium, as Nippert recently underwent at $2 million renovation project. The renovation project made the field wider in order to fit FIFA regulations. Spectrum News’ Kaci... Read more
04/14/2017 05:55 PM
The Petrino Family Foundation hosted its annual golf tournament on Friday at the University of Louisville Golf Club. There were two different tee times for the event, with one flight teeing off at 8:30 a.m. ET and the other teeing off at 2 p.m. ET. Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff caught up with UofL football head coach Bobby Petrino and asked him about how much this tournament means to him: Proceeds from the event go toward the Petrino Family Foundation, whose mission is to... Read more
04/14/2017 04:51 PM
The Louisville football team hosts its annual Spring Game on Saturday afternoon. The game is set to begin at 1 p.m. ET inside Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. Instead of the first-team offense going up against the first-team defense and so on, Louisville head coach Bobby Petrino decided to split up the teams so that this year’s game could be more competitive than it has been in the past. Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff caught up with CardinalSports.com’s Howie Lindsey on Friday to preview the... Read more
04/13/2017 06:50 PM
EKU sophomore track and field athlete Tequan Claitt broke a 35-year-old school record on Saturday at WKU’s Hilltopper Relays. Claitt, a high jumper, jumped 7’-5.75” to take over as the owner of the best high jump in school history. The previous record was a 7’-5” jump, which was set by Ken Glover in 1982. “I actually remember my first practice,” said Claitt. “I came out to the board and looked at it… I always wanted to put my name up there.” The jump... Read more
04/12/2017 08:30 PM
The Louisville Cardinals host their annual spring football game on Saturday afternoon. The intrasquad match-up takes place at 1 p.m. ET inside Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. On Wednesday, the Cards held their final practice of the spring before the game. CardinalSports.com’s Chris Person joined Andrew Chernoff on Sports Night Wednesday to discuss what he’s seen so far from Louisville and what fans can expect this Saturday: Read more
04/12/2017 06:15 PM
The Campbell County baseball team was named “Sports Night’s Team of the Week” on Wednesday. The Camels have not lost a game yet this season, as they were sporting a record of 9-0-1 heading into Wednesday evening’s match-up against Covington Catholic. Last season, the Camels fell to the St. X Tigers in the KHSAA State Championship Game, which still motivates the Camels today: Read more
04/12/2017 05:02 PM
Louisville City FC announced on Wednesday that it plans to build a soccer-specific stadium in the Butchertown Neighborhood of Louisville. The site of the proposed facility is within walking distance to the Big Four Bridge. It is also located blocks from Main Street. The club says the 10,000-seat stadium would open in 2020. The reason it will have to open by 2020 is because the USL is mandating that all teams play in a soccer-specific stadium by 2020. LouCity chairman John... Read more
04/11/2017 08:15 PM
The WKU men’s basketball team added another member to its 2017-2018 basketball roster this weekend. South Plains College’s Jordan Brangers made the announcement on Twitter this past weekend that he will be joining the Western Kentucky basketball program next season. Brangers was originally signed to play basketball at Texas Tech, but was able to switch his commitment to WKU based on family reasons. Brangers is a native of the Bluegrass, having played high school basketball at both Eastern and North Hardin. Sports... Read more
04/11/2017 06:09 PM
The Louisville Sports Commission is holding its “Golden Ticket” raffle. This is the sixth year that the Commission has held the event. The “Golden Ticket” raffle is essentially a chance for you to attend some of the biggest sporting events across the Bluegrass. Should your winning ticket be drawn on April 25, you will receive two tickets to every 2017-2018 home football and basketball game at either UofL or UK, depending on which school you want to see. You will also get... Read more