By Andrew Porter

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Opening Day—it just rolls off the tongue. The word pairing carries so much meaning, from family traditions to lifelong memories. Opening Day, two of the most beautiful words in sports.

 

But is Opening Day the best consecutive word pairing in sports? Here are the top five.

 

5. Opening Day

(Photo credit: Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

(Photo credit: Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

Filled with memories, traditions, and childhood stories. Whether your hometown team is good or not, Opening Day carries specific meaning.

4. Super Bowl

GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 01:  Head coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots watches from the sidelines as his team plays the Seattle Seahawks in the second quarter during Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

GLENDALE, AZ – FEBRUARY 01: Head coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots watches from the sidelines as his team plays the Seattle Seahawks in the second quarter during Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

It’s America’s biggest sport day of the year and frankly, it’s not even close. Whether your team is in it or not, “Super Bowl Sunday” is a national holiday. If your team is involved, this instantly becomes number one.

3. March Madness

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(Photo credit: Greg Nelson/Getty Images)

When someone says March Madness you know exactly what it means. The—unquestioned—best tournament in all of sports filled with buzzer beaters, story lines, and drama.

2. Game Seven

Philadelphia Flyers v Boston Bruins - Game Seven

BOSTON – MAY 14: Simon Gagne #12 of the Philadelphia Flyers is congratulated by teammate Mike Richards #18 after Gagne scored the game winner on a power play in the third period against the Boston Bruins in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Garden on May 14, 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Flyers defeated the Bruins 4-3. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

 

Nothing beats a Game Seven. See, in the NFL, the NCAA tournament, and now College Football, the playoff structure is one-and-done increasing the excitement. In MLB, the NBA, and the NHL, the playoffs are a best-of-seven series, but when that series culminates into a Game Seven, forget it.

1. World Champions

PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 29:  Chase Utley #26, Ryan Howard #6 and Geoff Jenkins #10 of the Philadelphia Phillies pile on top of closing pitcher Brad Lidge #54 and catcher Carlos Ruiz #51 after they won 4-3 to win the World Series against the Tampa Bay Rays during the continuation of game five of the 2008 MLB World Series on October 29, 2008 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

PHILADELPHIA – OCTOBER 29: Chase Utley #26, Ryan Howard #6 and Geoff Jenkins #10 of the Philadelphia Phillies pile on top of closing pitcher Brad Lidge #54 and catcher Carlos Ruiz #51 after they won 4-3 to win the World Series against the Tampa Bay Rays during the continuation of game five of the 2008 MLB World Series on October 29, 2008 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

 

The rarest accomplishment in sports, winning a championship.