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Leicester soccer team was 5,000-1 longshot, now eyes title

Bettors looking for a wager with a fancifully high payoff last summer could have gone into their local betting shop in England and risked a bit of cash on the proposition that Elvis Presley would be found alive and well.

Or they could have placed their money on a true longshot: The laughable idea that the lowly Leicester City soccer club would somehow surge to the top of the world-class English Premier League.

Elvis surfacing in good health was a 2,000-1 shot; the Foxes taking the top spot was rated even more unlikely, at 5,000-1.

The King of Rock and Roll is still buried on the grounds of his beloved Graceland, but the Foxes are on the verge of one of the greatest...

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