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Yahoo! Sports Encourages Fans to Rally to Restore Football as Online Petition Seeks One Million Signatures to Give a Voice to Fans & Save the NFL Season.

WHAT: The Rally to Restore Football is an online petition hosted by Yahoo! Sports, the No. 1 sports site on the Internet, to give football fans an opportunity to voice their passion and help save the NFL season. Fans can sign the petition at http://yhoo.it/R2RFpr. Once the petition reaches 1 million signatures, Yahoo! will deliver a letter on behalf of the fans to the NFL and to the Players Association in an effort to try and restore the 2011 football season. The petition, available on Facebook, lets fans sign, share, and declare their right to watch football! Please join the movement and help Yahoo! Sports keep the NFL season alive!

WHY: Not having a NFL season would leave an irreplaceable void in the sports world - this is just too important not to rally for. The NFL owners and players are making decisions that impact millions of citizens. Now, Yahoo! Sports wants to empower fans and make their voices heard. The Rally To Restore Football petition gives fans an opportunity to help save the NFL season. Remember, this isn’t just about saving touchdowns and turf. The Rally to Restore Football is also about making sure we have something to do with our families on Sunday, supporting the stadium workers, keeping sports bars open, and cheerleaders and cheering – we all depend on football.

WHEN: May 3, 2011 until 1million fans sign The Rally to Restore Football at http://yhoo.it/R2RFpr.

WHERE: Fans are encouraged to sign up at http://www.facebook.com/yahoosports?sk=app_207217529311563 or http://yhoo.it/R2RFpr. Please join the movement and help Yahoo! Sports keep the NFL season alive!