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.

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Iowa football bars near me

The 5 Best Places In Iowa City To Watch a Hawkeye Football Game

On and near the campus of the University of Iowa, it feels as if the density of bars and restaurants is even greater than Starbucks in Seattle. That doesn’t mean they’re equal, however, as the best places in Iowa City stand out for good reason. Five such places offer affordable drinks, great service, proximity to […]
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Iowa State football 2019

Iowa State Playoff Odds Give Cyclones A Chance To Touch Down

Iowa State University’s football program may have its best team since the days of Seneca Wallace. That means it’s time to bet on the Cyclones 2020 playoff odds. Quarterback Brock Purdy will be under center for the entire season, arguably the Big 12’s best defense is back and the schedule is favorable. That all adds […]
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