"The biggest challenge for me is that, it's hard to be really well-versed in the sport when you're trying to catch a freight train that's already going 100 miles an hour. I'm running alongside the train trying to catch up."
Uncut Gems has Adam Sandler's character asking his wife to put a game on ESPN. The problem is that he's previously shown watching the game on TNT. Last month, Adnan Virk relayed the story of his conversation with co-director Benny Safdie about this.
Virk's firing for leaking information stands in stark contrast to the small numbers of previous public firings by ESPN. It also appears to be the only punishment the company has handed out for leaking information, which looks like a relatively common ESPN practice.