Derek Jeter talks 'not personal'

Updated: November 19, 2010, 9:21 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

Hal Steinbrenner would like to give himself a nice Christmas present this year: a resolution to the Derek Jeter contract negotiations.

But he is the son of George Steinbrenner, not Santa Claus, and as such can't guarantee when he will be able to tie a ribbon on the most-awaited free-agent deal in recent Yankees history and place it under the tree.

"I would like to be relaxing on Christmas Eve," Steinbrenner said while waiting for a chauffeured car to take him away from the Major League ...

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