Column: Leicester's fall doesn't tarnish an improbable title


12:55 a.m. ET Feb. 25, 2017

These are ugly times at Leicester.

The team heads into the weekend with a new manager and barely above the relegation zone in the English Premier League, seemingly doing everything it can to eradicate whatever good vibes are left from its inspiring run to the championship just nine months ago.

But despite all the outrage over the ridiculous sacking of Claudio Ranieri , Leicester’s place in sporting history is secure.

In the years and decades and centuries to come, we’ll barely remember how it all fell apart so quickly for Ranieri and this team.

Or even care.

“I don’t think it taints his story at all,” Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe said. “He is…

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