Should the Yanks let Derek Jeter walk?

It's one thing to overpay, another to be stupid. You don't win 27 titles by being stupid.

Updated: November 19, 2010, 9:22 AM ET
By Matt Meyers | ESPN The Magazine

Let's get one thing out of the way right off of the bat: Derek Jeter is an all-time great for the New York Yankees, and he'll one day be enshrined in Cooperstown. While clearly past his prime, the 36-year-old is still a useful player ... at the right price.

In the biggest soap opera of the offseason, the Yankees appear to be taking a hard-line stance in contract negotiations with their shortstop. It's the smart play. Why? Because they know the above paragraph is 100 percent true. They also ...

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