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 Andrew.Chernoff@charter.com.

SOCCER | Wildcats, Cards Tie in Rivalry Match

09/05/2017 11:29 PM

Tuesday night’s rivalry match between the Louisville and Kentucky men’s soccer teams lived up to the hype. In fact, regulation and two overtime periods were not enough time to determine a winner, as #8 Louisville (3-0-1) and #19 Kentucky (3-0-1) battled to a 2-2 draw in front of nearly 3,000 fans inside Lynn Stadium. The Cardinals got the scoring started first thanks for a Mohamed Thiaw goal off of an Adrien Cabon assist in the 14th minute of the match. It did not... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Baker Out for "Significant Time"

08/21/2017 04:09 PM

UK senior wide receiver Dorian Baker suffered a fracture-dislocation in his left ankle during Saturday’s scrimmage. As a result, head coach Mark Stoops has announced that Baker will miss significant time, and possibly the entire 2017 season. “We’re very disappointed for Dorian, as he had a good offseason and was helping lead our receivers during preseason camp,” said Stoops. “However, we are hopeful for a full recovery and look forward to his eventual return to the field.” Baker has started in... Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Wildcats Lead Country in Average Home Attendance... Again

08/08/2017 05:19 PM

Big Blue Nation has proven once again it is arguably the best fan base in college basketball. The Kentucky men’s basketball team had the highest average home attendance during the 2016-2017 season. UK averaged 23,461 fans per home game, according to figures released by the NCAA on Tuesday. Syracuse was second on the list, averaging 21,181 fans per home game, while Louisville was third on the list, averaging 20,846 fans per home game. It is the 19th time in the last 22 seasons... Read more 

Team USA Earns Bronze Medal

07/09/2017 02:43 PM

The Team USA U19 basketball team bounced back on Sunday, wrapping up its play in the FIBA U19 World Cup in dominating fashion. After falling to Canada on Saturday, John Calipari’s squad earned the bronze medal Sunday, taking care of Spain 96-72 in the third place game. Cal’s team got out to an early lead, taking a 25-8 lead over Spain after the first quarter. From there, Team USA cruised. Kentucky guard Hamidou Diallo led the Wildcat players in scoring on... Read more 

UK BASEBALL | Cats' Magical Season Comes to an End

06/10/2017 07:37 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 

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 

UK BASEBALL | Wildcats Top Rival Cardinals in High-Scoring Game

04/18/2017 10:38 PM

Two weeks ago, the Wildcats came up short against their biggest rival. That script was flipped on Tuesday night. The #10 Kentucky baseball team held on to a 11-7 win over #2 Louisville in Lexington. With the victory, the Wildcats (26-12, 10-5) snap a six-game losing streak to the Cardinals (31-5, 15-3). UK jumped out of the gate early, scoring the first 11 runs of the game, including five in the first inning. Four of those five first-inning runs came courtesy of RBI singles. The following... Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Fox's Big Night Propels Wildcats to Third Straight Win

01/07/2017 10:41 PM

In a back-and-forth game that got heated at times, the #6 Kentucky Wildcats defeated the Arkansas Razorbacks 97 to 71 Saturday night. It is Kentucky’s (13-2, 2-0) third straight victory. The UK win prevents Arkansas (12-3, 1-2) from going on a two-game winning streak after it topped Tennessee 82-78 earlier this week. Kentucky took the lead for good when it took a 25-24 lead with 7:12 to play in the first half after Isaiah Briscoe made the first of three free throws... Read more 


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