Manager "Knocked Out" By Snowball To Head, Rival Fans Call Bullshit

Of all the things soccer fans have been known to chuck at opposing players—coins, batteries, bags of urine, flares—snowballs are probably the tamest. So we're not too pleased to hear CSKA Sofia manager claim he was knocked unconscious when a Levski Sofia fan pelted him in the back of the head with one. » 10/27/14 11:16am 10/27/14 11:16am

Fans Interrupt New Coach's Press Conference To Rip His Clothes Off

Levski Sofia, one of the most popular and decorated Bulgarian teams, introduced Ivaylo Petev as manager on Tuesday. He was welcomed by angry Levski fans, who crashed the press conference and forcibly removed Petev's Levski jacket. And then, just for the hell of it, the t-shirt he had on underneath. Stripped to the… » 10/10/13 10:58am 10/10/13 10:58am

Here's A Really Gross Track Injury Video You Shouldn't Watch

Watched it once. Visibly recoiled at the slow-motion replay toward the end. Maybe you're made of sterner stuff. It's Bulgarian sprinter Georgi Kirilov Georgiev, dislocating his knee and snapping his leg while approaching the finish line in the 100m at the European Championships. You've been warned. » 6/28/12 4:10pm 6/28/12 4:10pm

NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman Has Taken His Talents To Bulgaria

Alleged deadbeat dad Dennis Rodman, who's awaiting sentencing in May on charges that owes back child and spousal support to his ex-wife, has flown to Bulgaria in time for the country's All-Star basketball exhibition on April 7. No one seems terribly sure if Rodman will, you know, play in the game, but he hinted as… » 4/05/12 9:50pm 4/05/12 9:50pm

Bulgarian Soccer Wives Narcing On Their Husbands

Bulgaria's soccer stars have been filing tax returns claiming they make the league minimum, and the Bulgarian IRS is investigating. But who tipped off the feds? Their WAGs, flaunting their wealth. » 12/27/09 1:15pm 12/27/09 1:15pm

Mobster Doesn't Take Kindly To Soccer Players Who Insult His Girlfriend

It must have stung Bulgarian goaltender Nikolay Mihailov when his Playmate model girlfriend dumped him for a notorious mob boss—but it probably stings even more when the mob boss decides to attack you with acid. » 6/29/09 1:35pm 6/29/09 1:35pm