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 FOOTBALL | Reggie Bonnafon Joins Carolina Panthers

05/01/2018 05:14 PM

Former Louisville football player Reggie Bonnafon may not have been drafted during this past week’s NFL Draft, but he will have the opportunity to play in the NFL. Bonnafon reached an agreement with the Carolina Panthers to join the team as an undrafted free agent. Bonnafon talked on Tuesday morning about what it will be like to be on the same team as quarterback Cam Newton:  Read more 

KENTUCKY DERBY | Justify Enters Derby as Morning-Line Favorite

05/01/2018 05:05 PM

Kentucky Derby 144 held its post position draw on Tuesday morning at Churchill Downs. In addition to the post position drawing, Mike Battaglia introduced the morning-line odds for the race. Justify, trained by Bob Baffert, enters the Kentucky Derby as the morning-line favorite with 3-1 odds. Justify will start from post position No. 7 on Saturday. Here is a look at the field’s starting positions and morning-line odds: 1. Firenze Fire 50-1 2. Free Drop Billy 30-1 3. Promises Fulfilled 30-1 4. Flameaway 30-1 5. Audible 8-1 6.... Read more 

NCAA FOOTBALL | Catching Up with Purdue's Brian Brohm

04/30/2018 05:33 PM

Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff caught up with Purdue football co-offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Brian Brohm on the backside of Churchill Downs on Monday morning. The two of them talked about everything from Purdue football to the Kentucky Derby. Chernoff began by asking Brohm what it means to have been inducted into the KHSAA Hall of Fame earlier this month:  Read more 

KENTUCKY DERBY | Asmussen Hoping Combatant is a Winner on Saturday

04/30/2018 01:22 PM

Kentucky Derby 144 takes place on Saturday inside Churchill Downs. One of the horses taking part in this year’s event is Combatant. Trainer Steve Asmussen is hoping Combatant will be able to give him his first career victory at the Kentucky Derby on Saturday: Asmussen has won multiple major races during his career, including two Preakness Stakes, one Belmont Stakes and two Breeders’ Cup Classic victories. David Fiske, racing manager of Winchell Thoroughbreds, and Asmussen spoke on Monday morning where they would like... Read more 

KENTUCKY OAKS | Monomoy Girl Morning-Line Favorite

04/30/2018 01:03 PM

Monomoy Girl and Midnight Bisou will enter Friday’s Longlines Kentucky Oaks 144 as the morning-line favorites. Fourteen fillies are entered to take part in the race. Monomoy Girl will start in post position 14 and will begin the race as the 2-1 morning-line favorite. Meanwhile, Midnight Bisou will start in post position 10 and will begin the race with 5-2 morning-line odds. The entire field is listed below: 1. Sassy Sienna / Gary Stevens / 15-1 2. Coach Rocks / Luis Saez / 12-1 3. Classy Act... Read more 

BOXING | Big Night of Boxing Hoping to Increase Autism Awareness

04/25/2018 04:42 PM

The KFC Yum! Center is getting ready to host the Jose Sulaiman World Invitational Tournament on Friday. The event will begin at 7 p.m. ET. Organizers are hoping that the event does not only showcase good boxing, but also brings an increase to autism awareness: Tickets for the event can be purchased through the KFC Yum! Center box office, through or by calling 1-800-745-3000. Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | KCD Using New, Safer Helmets Next Season

04/25/2018 04:34 PM

The high school football season is months away, but programs are already getting work done to prepare for the 2018 campaign. That includes the Kentucky Country Day football program. KCD is coming off a successful season, making it to the KHSAA 1A quarterfinal round of the state tournament. The Bearcats finished with an overall record of 11-2. Head coach Matthew Jones joined Sports Night on Wednesday to discuss the program’s upcoming season and its decision to use the VICIS ZERO1 helmet in... Read more 

H.S. FISHING | Collins Bass Fishing Team Grows in Second Year

04/25/2018 04:22 PM

Wednesday night’s edition of Sports Night was a “County Connection” episode featuring Shelby County. As a result, the show featured the Collins High School bass fishing team. The Titans took part in the KHSAA Region 2 Tournament this past weekend, weighing in five different teams. Anglers Justin Terrill and Jack Swindler talked about the growth they saw in the program during its second year: Meanwhile, Swinder and teammate Bobby Shaver also talked about a superstition they have while out on the boat:  Read more 

H.S. BASEBALL | Remembering PRP Head Coach Bill Miller

04/24/2018 08:05 PM

Pleasure Ridge Park High School baseball head coach Bill Miller passed away on Monday. He was 68. Miller had been battling stage-IV lung cancer since 2015. Miller was the head coach of the Panthers’ baseball program for 39 years, winning six state championships with the team, while collecting a state-record 1,144 victories in the process. The Courier-Journal’s Jason Frakes joined Sports Night on Tuesday to reflect on the life and career of Miller: Miller was inducted into the KHSAA Hall of Fame this past weekend.... Read more 

BOXING | Jose Sulaiman World Invitational Tournament Taking Place Friday in Louisville

04/24/2018 07:42 PM

The KFC Yum! Center is getting ready to host the Jose Sulaiman World Invitational Tournament on Friday. The event will begin at 7 p.m. ET. Two of The Real Deal Boxing’s professional boxers, Carlos Dixon and Trevis Burgos, stopped by Spectrum News to preview the event: Tickets for the event can be purchased through the KFC Yum! Center box office, through or by calling 1-800-745-3000. Read more