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 BASKETBALL | Veterans Have Big Night in First Red-White Scrimmage

10/13/2017 10:21 PM

The Louisville Cardinals held their first red-white scrimmage of the season on Friday night inside the KFC Yum! Center. Team Red won the match-up 94-80 over Team White. Team Red was led by forwards Deng Adel and Ray Spalding. The veterans combined for 54 of the team’s 94 points. Adel led all scorers in the game with 32 points. He also added 13 rebounds. Meanwhile, Spalding also had a double-double, with 22 points and 16 rebounds. Center Stephen Enouch also scored in... Read more 

USL SOCCER | LCFC, FCC Gearing Up For Regular Season Finales

10/13/2017 02:18 PM

The 2017 USL regular season is almost complete as clubs will play in their final regular season matches of the year this weekend. One of the clubs playing in its final regular season match on Saturday is Louisville City FC. The Boys in Purple host Richmond at 7:30 p.m. ET inside Slugger Field. LouCity FC has already clinched the No. 1 seed in the USL Eastern Conference Playoffs. Meanwhile, FC Cincinnati has its final regular season match of the year... Read more 

WKU BASKETBALL | Hilltopper Hysteria Taking Place Friday Night

10/12/2017 05:56 PM

The WKU men’s and women’s basketball teams will showcase their skills in front of their fans on Friday night as Hilltopper Hysteria takes place. The event begins at 8 p.m. ET (7 p.m. CT). The Western Kentucky men’s basketball team is coming a season in which it finished 15-17 overall. But, this year’s team has plenty of new faces on it. Spectrum News’ Ryan Dearbone joined Sports Night on Thursday night to discuss what he will be watching for during Hilltopper Hysteria: Dearbone... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Walz Impressed with His Cards So Far

10/12/2017 05:52 PM

The Louisville women’s basketball team has high expectations each season. This year is no different. The Cards are coming off a 2016-2017 campaign that ended in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Tournament. This year, the goal is make it even farther in the Big Dance: UofL head coach Jeff Walz knows for his team to achieve its goals, it has to start out with right tone. And so far at practice, he says his players have done... Read more 

UofL SOCCER | Thiaw Coming Off Huge Match Tuesday Night

10/12/2017 01:03 PM

Louisville men’s soccer player Mohamed Thiaw had a memorable match on Tuesday night against Florida Atlantic. The Cardinal forward scored three goals in the Cards’ 5-0 win over FAU. He became the first UofL men’s soccer player to score a hat trick since Dylan Mares scored three goals against Winthrop in November of 2012. UofL head coach Ken Lolla discussed what worked so well for Thiaw on Tuesday: At practice on Thursday, Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff caught up with Thiaw and asked him how... Read more 

WKU BASKETBALL | Lady Toppers Excited to See Which Players Step Up in 2017-2018

10/12/2017 09:50 AM

The WKU women’s basketball team is getting ready for what it hopes is another successful season. Last year, the Lady Toppers finished with an overall record of 27-7. In the process, they won both the Conference USA regular season title and the C-USA Tournament title. As with every season, WKU head coach Michelle Clark-Heard will be watching to see which leaders step up for the team: The first time fans will be able to see this year’s WKU women’s basketball team on... Read more 

H.S. BOYS GOLF | Lexington Christian Named "Team of the Week"

10/12/2017 09:17 AM

Last week, the Lexington Christian Academy boys golf team won the Leachman Buick-GMC-Cadillac/KHSAA Boys State Golf Championship. The Eagles won the team title by three strokes over St. Xavier. It was the third state championship for the LCA boys golf team in program history. Head coach Eric Geldhof shared his thoughts on the championship: Meanwhile, LCA golfer Jansen Preston won the KHSAA individual state championship, the first golfer in school history to win an individual state title. While that was a big deal... Read more 

UofL BASKETBALL | Cards Part Ways with Jordan Fair

10/11/2017 08:01 PM

The Louisville men’s basketball program announced on Wednesday evening that it has parted ways with assistant coach Jordan Fair. UofL exercised the option in Fair’s contract to “terminate his employment without cause.” It will continue to pay him for 30 days. The announcement comes on the same day the program announced Trent Johnson as a new assistant coach.  Read more 

UofL FOOTBALL | Dae Williams Cleared to Play

10/11/2017 06:03 PM

Louisville running back Dae Williams is putting on the pads once again, six months removed from tearing his ACL. Williams returned to practice a couple weeks ago, but was not cleared for contact until this week. Williams talked about returning after practice on Tuesday: The Louisville Cardinals host the Boston College Eagles Saturday. Kickoff is set for 12:20 p.m. ET inside Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.  Read more 

LOUISVILLE CITY FC | Vote Delayed on Butchertown Stadium Development District

10/10/2017 05:07 PM

The Louisville Metro Council will vote on a $30 million bond for a new Butchertown Stadium Development District on Oct. 26. The vote was originally supposed to take place this week. “I want the Council to have the time they need to understand what a smart opportunity this is for our city,” said Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer. “This stadium will anchor a $200 million project that develops an underused, very visible swath of land and creates a vibrant new entertainment and retail... Read more