Derek Jeter Says He Was `Angry' at How Public Contract Talks Had Become

Derek Jeter said today he was “angry” at how public his contract negotiations with the New York Yankees became.

Jeter spoke at a news conference in Tampa, Florida, hours after the Yankees announced he had agreed to a three-year contract to stay with the only Major League Baseball team he’s ever played for.

‘I was most angry at how I was portrayed,’’ Jeter said. “Suddenly it was, I had greed, I had arrogance. I thought it was portrayed kind of incorrectly.”

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