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A NorCal man’s hospital room screams alarmed nurses. He was watching the best disc golf shot ever.

Saturday, June 26, was the finale of the Disc Golf World Championships in Utah. It was also the day that Joshua Luiz’s son Clayton was born. 

Clayton’s mother, Samantha Thurman, was two weeks past due when she and Luiz checked into the hospital that morning. Thurman was induced and Luiz was exclusively focused on her health and well-being. (Don’t worry, this is not one of those stories where an absent-minded father is neglecting his partner or newborn to watch DA BIG GAME.)

Clayton was born at 1:51 p.m. the new parents basked in the presence of their big boy — 10 pounds, 6 ounces! — and then mom drifted off to sleep. 


So Luiz held his newborn, and yes, he put the World Championships on his phone. The games had been canceled last year because of COVID-19, and Luiz was pumped to tune in while he passed the time

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Man’s teary face symbolizes Bills fans’ reaction to playoff win | Local News

The image of Poch’s crinkled face shown on SportsCenter and posted on Twitter by his cousin elicited all kinds of reaction from legions of Bills fans around the country.

“I cried b4 & after the came and idc who knows it,” tweeted one fan.

“This man is all of us,” said another.

Indeed, people from all over have been reaching out to the 40-year-old project manager for a Buffalo software company and father of three. He said people tell him he is a “symbol” for so many haunted by dreaded terms such as “the Ronnie Harmon drop,” “wide right” or “home run throwback” – all reminders of heart-breaking post-season losses.

Now he’s gearing up for what he hopes will be more playoff wins and a solid team for years to come.

“I think they’ve got a really good shot at this,” he said. “They’ve got a great coach, a great

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