Sports reporter continues live cross after ball hits head

NFL Female reporter praised for professionalism after brutal hit to the head

National Football League reporter Melissa Stark has been praised for maintaining her composure after getting hit in the head with a ball during a live cross.

Just ask TV host Melissa Stark, who was in London covering the Tennessee Titans vs. the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday.

In the middle of her live cross for Good Morning Football, Stark was struck in the head by a ball as teams were performing warm-ups.

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Like a true professional, Stark ploughed on like nothing happened, only referencing the falcon after her cross had finished. She chuckled immediately after the hit.

Ian Rapoport, Stark's colleague, tweeted his support and said he felt her pain. "London, I'll never forget you!"

"In case you're wondering, I'm already off the injury report". This past Thursday it was Kurt Warner getting "tackled" by former teammate Larry Fitzgerald, and today it was Melissa Stark.

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