Derek Helling

Derek Helling is a lead writer for PlayUSA and the manager of BetHer. He is a 2013 graduate of the University of Iowa and covers the intersections of sports with business and the law.
Super Bowl Snacks

Super Bowl Snacks: Let’s Get Cooking With Some Alternatives

The most iconic Super Bowl snacks earned that status through accessibility and appeal. Traditionally, those have been your chicken wings, your potato chips, your cheese and beef dips. In a culture that’s evermore aware of dietary preferences and sensitivities, though, the classics may not be for everyone. In that case, you’re going to need some […]
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Cyclones Super Bowl

Every Iowa State Cyclone Who Has Won A Super Bowl So Far

As Super Bowl LVI week arrives, the Iowa State Cyclones have a chance to add to its Super Bowl history. The story of Cyclones players claiming Super Bowl glory goes back decades and encompasses five different players’ careers. So far, no Super Bowl-winning team has had multiple Iowa State players on its roster. It’s been […]
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