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Concentrate, Hank -- this is all your fault

Not mansions or revenue sharing, the Yanks' biggest issue stems from '07 A-Rod deal

Updated: February 22, 2011, 7:27 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

TAMPA, Fla. -- Hank Steinbrenner can roar about Derek Jeter's mansion. He can complain about revenue sharing. But the biggest problem, the largest albatross the Yankees have, came from Steinbrenner's 15 minutes of power.

The Alex Rodriguez contract that Steinbrenner championed in 2007, the one that will expire in 2017, is the time Steinbrenner didn't "concentrate" enough. It put the Yankees in an 0-2 hole when Jeter's contract came due this offseason. It, in part, forced them to feel compelled ...

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