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CFL suspends Argos executive John Murphy indefinitely after altercation with fans

The CFL suspended Toronto Argonauts executive John Murphy indefinitely Wednesday for an altercation with fans after the East Division final.

Video of altercation involving Murphy, Argos players circulated on social media

After a 27-19 loss to the Tiger-Cats on Sunday at BMO Field on Sunday, Argonauts executive John Murphy and some Toronto players got involved in an altercation with fans as they left the field. (Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

The CFL suspended Toronto Argonauts executive John Murphy indefinitely Wednesday for an altercation with fans after the East Division final.

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeated Toronto 27-19 at BMO Field on Sunday to advance to the Grey Cup. After the game, Murphy and some Argos players got involved in an altercation with fans as they left the field.

On Monday, both the CFL and Argos stated they were reviewing the matter.

Murphy is the Argos vice-president of player personnel.

WATCH | Ticats fans clash with Argos players post-game:

Hamilton Tiger-Cats fans clash with Toronto Argonauts players

5 months ago
Duration 2:06
Investigations are underway after some Hamilton Tiger-Cats fans clashed with several Toronto Argonauts players following Sunday’s CFL eastern division final, which the Tiger-Cats won.

The league reiterated Tuesday its investigation into the incident continues.

Video of the incident has been widely circulated on social media.

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