Source: Derek Jeter, Yanks brass meet

Updated: December 2, 2010, 9:52 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- The Yankees and Derek Jeter spent nearly five hours in one another's company Tuesday night in Tampa, and no voices were raised, no threats were made, and no one was injured. In fact, not even feelings were hurt.

"It was a good, constructive meeting," said a source involved in the negotiations. "It was the kind of meeting that could eventually lead somewhere."

Somewhere, of course, means a new contract for Jeter, who for the first time in a decade is a free agent. The ...

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