10e. The Dan Patrick Show has traditionally been the radio home for departed ESPN employees to hold an exit interview of sorts after leaving Bristol, and Patrick (who works as a Sports Illustrated columnist) has never been shy about airing his many grievances with his former employer. For years, ESPN has generally kept its talent from guesting on non-ESPN Radio affiliates but over the past couple of months we've see ESPN warhorses Chris Berman, Bill Simmons and Dick Vitale appear on Patrick's radio program. How would ESPN classify its current policy regarding ESPN staffers appearing on the Dan Patrick Show? Said ESPN PR comandante Chris LaPlaca: "There is no "policy." It's simply the way it has worked out the last few weeks."