The BIG EAST Digital Network (BEDN) Presented by SoFi has teamed up with Caffeine, a new social broadcasting platform for live sports, gaming, and esports, to carry Olympic sports championships and events. In addition to appearing on Caffeine, BEDN events will be co-streamed on YouTube Live via the conference's official YouTube Channel
FOX Sports, the BIG EAST's national media partner, is a major investor in Caffeine. Still in pre-release, Caffeine, features an expanding catalog of sports, gaming and esports content that is live streamed on the site. In addition to the website
, Caffeine offers mobile apps that are available to download on App Store
and Google Play
Fans who follow the BIG EAST Digital Network
on Caffeine can receive push notifications when the content goes live.
BEDN, which launched in September 2014, is the home of 225 live regular season and championship events annually for the BIG EAST Conference, spanning women's basketball, men's and women's soccer, volleyball, field hockey, men's and women's lacrosse, softball and baseball. Additionally, BEDN produces live championship coverage for indoor and outdoor track & field, men's and women's swimming and diving and, for the first time this year, men's and women's tennis. SoFi became the presenting sponsor of BEDN in 2017-18.