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CFL suspends Argos VP John Murphy indefinitely after 'altercation' with fans

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The Toronto Argonauts executive who was involved in an altercation with fans after Sunday’s CFL East Final against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats has been suspended indefinitely.

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In a widely circulated video, Argos vice-president of player personnel John Murphy was seen slapping a Tiger-Cats fan and appearing to use a homophobic slur as players were exiting the field following the Ticats win.

“The Canadian Football League has suspended indefinitely John Murphy, Toronto Argonaut Vice-President (of) Player Personnel, following an investigation into his physical and verbal altercation with fans following last Sunday’s Eastern Final,” the league said in a statement.

The CFL also noted that its investigation into an incident involving “player altercations with fans” is still ongoing.

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