I’m not passing them on to you. I’m passing them on to Comcast*. It’s up to them if they want to pass it on to you.
–John Skipper, the head of ESPN, on the rising costs of sports rights on cable networks in an interview with Peter Kafka at Code/Media Series: New York.
* Comcast’s NBCUniversal unit is an investor in Revere Digital, Re/code’s parent company.
This article originally appeared on Recode.net.